Matt Smith: ‘Doctor Who’ Star Joining ‘Terminator’ Reboot

Sat, May 3, 2014 9:30am EST by 4 Comments
Matt Smith Terminator
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Matt Smith just landed a role in the upcoming final ‘Terminator’ trilogy scheduled to be released in 2015. He recently left his starring role as ‘the Doctor’ in the cult sci-fi TV series ‘Doctor Who.’ So it looks like Matt’s following is only going to grow amongst science-fiction fans.

Sci-Fi fans across the country are probably overjoyed about Matt Smith, their beloved Doctor Who star, becoming part of the upcoming Terminator trilogy. The film entitled Terminator: Genesis  is scheduled to be released on July 1, 2015.

Matt Smith: ‘Doctor Who’ Star Joining ‘Terminator’ Reboot

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions are behind the reboot that will feature Matt. However, the production team has not yet revealed what role Matt will be playing, reports Deadline. Fortunately, Matt’s role will be carried into the second and third terminator films of this trilogy. So don’t worry “Doctor” fans, he will not be killed off early. 

Cast alongside Matt in the movie will be Zero Dark Thirty’s Jason Clarke (John Connor), Game Of ThronesEmilia Clarke (Sara Connor), Jai Courtney (Kyle Reese), Dayo Okeniyi (Danny Dyson, son of the brainiac cyborg developer played by Joe Morton in Terminator: Judgment Day), and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who will return as the terrifying cyborg/hero.

Matt Leaving ‘Doctor Who’ & Joining ‘Terminator’ Reboot

Matt shot to fame by becoming “the Doctor” in 2010 on the BBC’s reboot of Doctor Who. Unfortunately, his time on the show ended in December 2013. The series has been canceled and rebooted many times since it originally aired in 1963 with its first “doctor” William Hartnell.

What do you think about Matt starring in the new Terminator film, HollywoodLifers? Let us know.

— Bryant Perkins

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