The Terminator is back... and he is Asian.

Lee Byung-hun stars as the sci-fi action franchise's latest cyborg villain.

"Come with me if you want to live!" Terminator: Genisys is the latest attempt to revive the blockbuster sci-fi action movie franchise. The freshly released trailer re-casts and brings back the series' familiar characters, but also adds a yet another new tangle to the doomsday narrative's twisted timeline.

Yes, Arnold is back. But now he's older, greying and one of the good guys. The big bad Terminator this time around? Korean superstar Lee Byung-Hun (last seen in RED 2 and G.I. Joe: Retaliation) as the all-new lean mean liquid metal killing machine. Whaaaaaaat. Take a look:

I don't know how to feel about this. Between Terminator 3, Terminator Salvation and The Sarah Connor Chronicles, this universe is a bit of a mess. I guess they're just going to keep trying until they can make it work.

But Lee Byung-hun as the Terminator? I like it. Why the hell not? He looks badass enough. I do wonder if they'll find an excuse for him to be onscreen without a shirt. They should. Naked time travel science, you know.

Terminator Genisys is set to hit theaters on July 1, 2015.

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