Dayo Okeniyi Takes Final Lead in Terminator: Genesis

Joe Morton played the elder Dyson in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, with the character later appearing, played by Phil Morris, on the television series "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

Okeniyi was also said to be in the running for Star Wars: Episode VII. While today's casting news is hardly confirmation, it's looking more likely than even that Boyega will heading to a galaxy far, far away.

The first in a stand-alone trilogy, the new Terminator will also star Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and J.K. Simmons. David Ellison will produce with Laeta Kalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) attached to write the screenplay. Thor: The Dark World's Alan Taylor is directing, targeting a July 1, 2015 release.

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