The Terminator Reboot Has Found Its Sarah Connor

HBO's Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Post Award Reception​Said to be one of two finalists for the role last week, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has won the role of Sarah Connor in the upcoming Terminator reboot.

Deadline has the news, reporting that Clarke joins the already-attached Arnold Schwarzenegger with Jason Clarke nearly set to play a later version of Sarah Connor's son, John Connor.

The first in a stand-alone trilogy, Terminator will be produced by Megan Ellison of Annapurna and David Ellison of Skydance. Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) are attached to write the screenplay.

Alan Taylor, who has previously worked with Emilia Clarke on the hit HBO fantasy series, is directing the new film, which is slated to hit theaters July 2, 2015.

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  • ariessiren

    All who you know. Disappointed brie Larson didn’t get it. Brie looks alot like a young Sarah Connor. Emilia doesn’t resemble her in the slightest. She might be good, but brie was a better fit, she had that girl next door, all American girl vibe that Linda Hamilton had in part one. Bummed