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Jai Courtney and Boyd Holbrook Testing for Kyle Reese in 'Terminator: Genesis'

January 11, 2014 (4:56 am) GMT
Thomas Cocquerel, Wilson Bethel and Sam Reid are expected to join the 'Jack Reacher' actor and 'The Host' star for the test next month.

As and are already on board to play Sarah Connor and her son John, now "Terminator: Genesis" is left with the task of finding the right actor to play Kyle Reese. and Boyd Holbrook are among those circling the role in the reboot.

According to Variety, the "" star and "" hunk will be testing for the role of John's father on Monday. The other candidates expected to join for the test are Thomas Cocquerel ("Anzac Girls"), ("") and Sam Reid ("").

Alan Taylor ("") is set to direct the fifth installment of the "Terminator" franchise. The script is written by Laeta Kalogridis ("") and Patrick Lussier (""). The reboot is expected to start production later this year for a July 1, 2015 release.

The last "Terminator" installment was released in 2009. starred as John and as Kyle, while who played Sarah in the classic movies directed by James Cameron was an uncredited voice of John's mother. Directed by McG, "" grossed over $371 million worldwide.

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