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By Bryan Alexander
USA TODAY

Game of ThronesstarEmilia Clarkehas been cast in the coveted role of Sarah Connor inParamount PicturesTerminatorreboot.

The industry websiteDeadline.comreported the news Friday, pointing out that Clarke will assume the role made famous byLinda Hamiltonin the 1984 classic directed byJames Cameron. Jason Clarke is reportedly in talks to play her son John Connor.

Deadline reported that the fight for the Sarah Connor role went down to Clarke andBrie Larsonin the Alan Taylor directed reboot due out July 2015.

Taylor had worked with Clarke on HBO'sGame of Throneswhere she plays the beautiful dragon-commandingDaenerys Targaryen.

Arnold Schwarzeneggerhas already expressed excitement about returning to one of his most famous roles as a cyborg in the reboot.

"Doing another Terminator is going to be fantastic," Schwarzenegger told USA TODAY last month. "I am really excited about that."

Production is expected to begin in the spring.