The filmmaker has taken to social media to show off the new faces that will take the franchise forward in 2017, arguing that the R rated flick won't be for the faint of heart.
The action star has opened up to the press about his involvement in the rebooted franchise, all before he fronts the Marvel blockbuster Logan next month.
The 47-year old has been earmarked to join Shane Black's take on the science fiction-action blockbuster, joining some big names in the process.
While it won't be the biggest acquisition or the most high profile, the director is ensuring the reboot for 2017 looks the part as cinematographer Larry Fong signs on
Unlike the 1990 instalment that flopped with critics and moviegoers, the next sci-fi thriller feature has ruled out one possibility about the plot.
The director has told the press that the upcoming action blockbuster will be an enjoyable romp by avoiding a lot of the pitfalls of recent dark pictures.
Shane Black's production has moved on from the Sicario star to the 35-year old fresh from the Netflix smash hit series.
With a director and co-writer on board to search for leading roles, the action sequel will be shown on the biggest of big screens.