If you've ever wanted to see an episode of Doctor Who with Terminators, this is probably as close as you're going to get.
Deadline is reporting that former Doctor Who star Matt Smith has been cast in the upcoming Terminator reboot Terminator: Genesis. The article claims this will be "a major role that will grow in the second and third films."
Directed by Alan Taylor, Terminator: Genesis also includes Arnold Schwarzenegger as some form of aging Terminator/T-800, Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Zero Dark Thirty's Jason Clarke as John Connor, A Good Day to Die Hard's Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, and Day Okeniyi as Danny Dyson, the son of Miles Dyson, the inventor of the neural-net processor that leads to the development of Skynet.
Skydance Productions confirmed the news on Twitter today with the following post...
We don't have a TARDIS, but we do have a Time Lord: we're pleased to welcome Matt Smith to the cast of #Terminator.Terminator: Genesis is scheduled for release in theaters on July 1, 2015.
— Skydance Productions (@Skydance) May 2, 2014