Terminator 5 Casting News: Douglas Smith of Percy Jackson Movie Lands a Role

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By Sachin Trivedi | July 14, 2014 12:55 PM EST

The upcoming movie "Terminator" 5 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger will reportedly have a new cast member. Douglas Smith, who played a Cyclops in the movie "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," is said to be playing a role in the movie.

Filming is currently on going for "Terminator" 5 movie. According to a report by Deadline, Douglas Smith will be joining the cast. The actor has been cast in popular movies like "Blast from the Past" and "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters." He has also been part of TV series like "Big Love."The upcoming movies of Douglas Smith includes "Ouija," due to be released in Oct 2014, and "Evan's Crime," which will be released in 2015. 

The exact role of Douglas Smith in "Terminator" 5 has not yet been revealed. The main theme of many of the movies from the franchise involves time travel. It is possible that the actor may be cast as a younger John Connor or a younger Kyle Reese.

There will be two T-800 robots in "Terminator" 5. In an interview to MTV Arnold Schwarzenegger confirmed that the plot of the movie will include a younger T-800 controlled by Skynet and later an older version will get reprogrammed.

Expectations are high from the upcoming movie as it marks the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his iconic role. The actor was last seen playing the role in "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" released in 2003. He was not part of the fourth movie released in 2009.

The other cast members of "Terminator" 5 includes Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Jason Clarke as John Connor, Courtney B. Vance as Miles Dyson, Michael Gladis as Lieutenant Matias, Dayo Okeniyi as Danny Dyson, Teri Wyble as Mariam, Bryant Prince as Young Kyle Reese and Kerry O'Malley as Kyle's mother. The cast members whose role has not yet been revealed include Matt Smith, J.K. Simmions and Sandrine Holt.

"Terminator" 5 will be released on June 26, 2015 in the UK and on July 1, 2015 in the U.S. The release date information in Australia is still not known. The filming locations of the movie include New Orleans, Louisiana and San Francisco, California in the U.S.

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