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Boyd Holbrook and Jai Courtney in Final Run to Play Kyle Reese in 'Terminator: Genesis'

February 11, 2014 (1:21 am) GMT
Rumor has it, 'Jack Reacher' star Holbrook is the first candidate to take on the coveted role and 'The Host' actor Courtney is the second choice.
Boyd Holbrook and Jai Courtney in Final Run to Play Kyle Reese in 'Terminator: Genesis'

Among the many contenders emerging over the past few months, and come out as the top choices to play Kyle Reese in "Terminator: Genesis". According to Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter, Boyd is the first candidate and Jai is the second.

Last month, it was reported that the "" star and "" actor were testing for the coveted role of John Connor's father, joining other hopefuls like Thomas Cocquerel ("Anzac Girls"), ("") and Sam Reid ("").

John himself will be played by "" actor , and Sarah Connor is portrayed by "" actress . They will join "Terminator" original star who is expected to reprise his role as the titular robot.

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.



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