[Movies] Attack the Block Star Up For Role In Terminator: Genesis Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.25.2014
He could play Miles Dyson's son...
The Hollywood Reporter's Borys Kit wrote on Twitter that John Boyega (Attack the Block is up for a role in Terminator: Genesis as the son of Miles Dyson. Dyson is the Cyberdyne engineer who was more or less responsible for the creation of Skynet. It was previously reported that Boyega is also up for a role in Star Wars: Episode VII, but he won't be able to appear in both since they both will enter production soon. Joe Morton played Dyson in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Phil Morris played the character on Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles.
This film is the first of a stand-alone trilogy. It will 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) set to write the script. Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) will direct. The film arrives on July 1, 2015.
Tidbit: John Boyega (Attack the Block) tested for #StarWars but he is also wanted for #Terminator : Genesis. The role: son of Miles Dyson.