The 46-year old argued that Shane Black's 2018 picture will offer something entirely fresh and different for the franchise to date.
The 46-year old is set to take on the role of his father's son on screen after Gary Busey's portrayal of Peter Keyes in the 1990 sequel.
20th Century Fox have made a number of changes to their scheduling, affecting their Marvel titles and the Shane Black reboot.
As the superstar was on the press circuit for Aftermath, the 69-year old was quizzed about his potential return to 3 major franchises in the works.
Shane Black's hotly anticipated fourth installment from the science fiction franchise has showcased an inaugural image fresh from the set.
Shane Black's 2018 extravaganza has expanded upon their stellar cast with two names that fans of the small screen should be familiar with.
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.