Jai Courtney is Kyle Reese in Upcoming Terminator Reboot

'A Good Day to Die Hard' UK PremiereAfter being rumored for the role last month, Variety has confirmed that A Good Day to Die Hard star Jai Courtney will play Kyle Reese in the upcoming Terminator reboot. Courtney marks the third actor to play the character in the series, following Michael Biehn in The Terminator and Anton Yelchin in Terminator Salvation.

The first in a stand-alone trilogy, the new Terminator is already set to star Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke and Emilia Clarke. David Ellison will produce with Laeta Kalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) attached to write the screenplay.

Set to be directed by Thor: The Dark World's Alan Taylor, the film will open in theaters on July 1, 2015.

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