Thomas Dekker (Heroes) is set to portray John Connor in the Fox drama pilot, The Sarah Connor Chronicles from Warner Bros. TV.

Josh Friedman is writing the script that takes place after the events depicted in Terminator 2: Judgement Day and follows Sarah Connor (Lena Headey), a modern warrior and loving single mom to 15-year-old son John, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Production on The Sarah Connor Chronicles is set to begin early next year.