The plot begins in Los Angeles 2029 AD. The world was ravaged by nuclear holocaust and the surviving humans are fighting desperate war against sentient machines. >From this world two time travellers arrive to Los Angeles in 1984. The first one is Terminator (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger), human looking but deadly and seemingly indestructible cyborg. His mission is to kill Sarah Connor (played by Linda Hamilton), future mother of John Connor, charismatic leader of human resistance. Another time traveller is Kyle Reese (played by Michael Biehn), Connor's soldier from the future, and his mission is to protect the mother of his commander. When he finds Sarah Connor, she doesn't believe his story, but all her suspicions are swept away when the unstoppable, remorseless and invulnerable killer starts chasing them across streets of Los Angeles.
He said he'd be back, and he wasn't lying. This summer, director James Cameron's seminal sci-fi hit The Terminator will return to theaters across the globe. 31 years after it originally debuted to much acclaim, the franchise starter is making its big comeback just in time for the fifth installment Terminator Genisys, in theaters this July.
Park Circus is planning this epic re-release, and debuted a brand-new trailer featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger in his breakout role as the unstoppable T-800 cybernetic killing machine that is sent to 1984 to wipe out Sarah Connor and stop the future resistance. The events seen in The Terminator will be revisited and changed forever, as the timeline gets hijacked in Terminator Genisys, presenting a new threat to Sarah and her future bloodline. Will a new savior be born out of the wreckage?Read More
The American Cinematheque, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and SKED TK celebrate the 30th anniversary of sci-fi thriller, The Terminator, with a special screening and panel discussion on October 15, 2014 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Arnold Schwarzenegger joins writer/director James Cameron and writer/producer Gale Anne Hurd for a conversation moderated by journalist Geoff Boucher.
In The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as the most fierce and relentless killing machine ever to threaten the survival of mankind! An indestructible cyborg - a Terminator (Schwarzenegger) - is sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), the woman whose unborn son will become humanity's only hope in a future war against machines. This legendary sci-fi thriller, fires an arsenal of action and heart-stopping suspense that never lets up!Read More
Hannover House and Annapurna Pictures currently hold the rights to The Terminator franchise, which revert back to James Cameron in 2018. While Terminator 5 has long been rumored to be the next film in the franchise, directed by Justin Lin and returning Arnold Schwarzenegger to the role that made him a worldwide icon, an animated feature film titled Terminator 3000 may come first.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is rumored to be interested in voicing the lead character, which will be CG animated in the same style as James Cameron's Avatar. A new piece of concept art, a title treatment created to help pitch the film, has been revealed. The second image is from Terminator Salvation, but offers a hint at what this new project will look like. Check it out below.Read More
It has now been confirmed. Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to reprise his role as The Terminator in a new installment of the franchise to be directed by Fast Five's Justin Lin.
CAA is currently shopping a rights package to various different studios with both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Justin Lin attached. Robert W. Cort is producing, though no screenwriter has been hired at this time.Read More
Ex-Governor of California and action movie icon Arnold Schwarzenegger recently attended The Arnold Classic, where he meets fans to regal them with tales of inspiration, and to field any questions about his past and future career.
Since the beginning of this year, there have been many rumors about Arnold Schwarzenegger's next move as an actor. In early February, he was said to be considering reprising his role as the unstoppable cyborg of the Terminator franchise, with the Fast Five team of director Justin Lin and screenwriter Chris Morgan bringing him back for this fifth outing. In January, he explained that he was looking at three possible scripts, of which he didn't reveal too many details.Read More
Now that Arnold Schwarzenegger has left the office of California governor, he has expressed his desire to return to acting. It seems he could return to The Terminator franchise he made famous in the 80s with a new installment for Universal Pictures. The studio wants to pair up its Fast Five team of director Justin Lin and screenwriter Chris Morgan for a fifth Terminator outing.
A year ago, Pacificor acquired the rights to The Terminator franchise. It was believed that a sequel to Terminator Salvation would happen, although that is not the case. It seems the bidding war for the franchise, which Sony and Lionsgate were involved in, ended bitterly for both studios, which were both hoping to distribute future Terminator movies. Now it seems Universal is the most likely candidate for where the franchise will land.Read More
We reported yesterday that Hannover House and Red Bear Entertainment were making a new 3D animated film based off The Terminator called Terminator 3000 and now Deadline New York is reporting that Pacificor, the company which holds the rights to the franchise, has issued a cease and desist order to stop the film.
Hannover House CEO Eric Parkinson told the site that the news made public because solely because one of the potential partners in the project had spoken publicly about it, and that he was still awaiting word from William Morris Endeavor, the agency that is representing Pacificor. He also said that he had "proprietary rights" to make the film in the animated format, since he once headed up the home video division of Hemdale, which made the original Terminator film.Read More