is in negotiations for the role of Kyle Reese in Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Yelchin hopes to land the role of post-apocalyptic warrior Reese as a teenager in the Terminator movie slated to begin production in May.
Kyle Reese was the man who fathered John Connor (son of Sarah Connor), who lead a resistance in the future to stop the Terminator cyborgs from utterly destroying what little humanity is left after a nuclear holocaust. Reese died in the first Terminator movie while destroying the Terminator cyborg who sought to kill Sarah Connor.
Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins is the fourth film in the Terminator series of movies. Christian Bale (Batman Begins) has already been cast as John Connor. The movie is due to be released in May of 2009.
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