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Jai Courtney Tapped to Play Kylie Reese in 'Terminator: Genesis'

February 20, 2014 (1:23 am) GMT
The 'Unbroken' hunk will join previously-confirmed cast Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 'Terminator' reboot.

It was down to and Boyd Holbrook as the top candidates to play Kylie Reese in "Terminator: Genesis". According to Variety, the former eventually got an offer to take the coveted role in the upcoming "Terminator" reboot.

The "" actor will join "" actress who is on board to play Sarah Connor and "" star who is attached to play John Connor. will reprise his iconic role.

Alan Taylor ("") is set to direct the fifth installment of the "Terminator" franchise. The script is written by Laeta Kalogridis ("") and Patrick Lussier (""). It 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.

Jai Courtney was last seen in "". He will next appear in "" and 's "". His other new project is "", a historical drama directed by .

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