‘Terminator: Genesis’ Casts ‘Hunger Games’ Actor
Director Alan Taylor’s Terminator: Genesis has secured its final lead actor: Dayo Okeniyi.
Deadline reports that Okeniyi, best known for playing Thresh in The Hunger Games, has been cast as Danny Dyson, the son of the late Cyberdyne mastermind Miles Dyson, portrayed by Joe Morton in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Previously, Attack the Block actor John Boyega was rumored to be up for the role.
Okeniyi is the final main cast member to join the cast of Terminator: Genesis, signing on alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke and Jai Courtney. Genesis is said to be the first of a new Terminator trilogy, with the next two films rumored to shoot back to back.
Terminator: Genesis hits theaters on July 1, 2015.