Vin Diesel to Play a Terminator?

‘Fast Five’ director Justin Lin dropped some cryptic hints that Vin Diesel may be up for a Terminator role in a new project for Universal Pictures.
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Vin Diesel may play a Terminator for director Justin Lin Director Justin Lin is currently promoting his high-octane sequel Fast Five, due in theaters April 29, and there is talk about his potential involvement in The Terminator franchise.

Back in February, a report surfaced that indicated Universal Pictures wants to pair up Justin Lin and screenwriter Chris Morgan for a new Terminator movie, and it seems the director has discusses the prospect with Fast Five star Vin Diesel. Here's what the director had to say below.

"Vin's been a really great partner on this franchise. We've talked about the mythology [of the Terminator series]...[pause] he's a great guy and a great actor. I really like working with him so anything I do I usually talk to him about. Sometimes we even talk about going back and doing a little indie movie."

The director stopped short of confirming Vin Diesel's involvement in a new Terminator adventure, though.

"You never know."

It isn't clear if Justin Lin and screenwriter Chris Morgan have in fact signed deals to direct and write a Terminator movie yet. Universal is among several studios vying for distribution rights to the franchise, which was purchased by Pacificor last year. There was also talk that Arnold Schwarzenegger may return to the franchise, although that has not been confirmed yet either.


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  • emmytt • 4 years ago

    he cold be a great robot he acts like one in most of his movies so yea...


    • nawtnt • 4 years ago

      Vin Diesel is a great actor and I would like to see him as the bad Terminator.


      • jae1169 • 4 years ago

        Here's an even better idea for instead of Vin use Carrot Top as the new terminator. He could actually bore and annoy people to death. All kidding aside VIn Diesel as a terminator nah maybe another Riddick movie that would be great...


        • ed-wood-78455318 • 4 years ago

          No to the director but I've always thought Vin could do well as a Terminator. I'd rather see another Riddick movie though.


          • justinishulk • 4 years ago



            • 2MOVIETRAILER • 4 years ago

              Arnorld VS Vin Diesel ... :(


              • mattbierwagen • 4 years ago

                oh my goodness that would be simply awful


                • SomethingMore • 4 years ago

                  That is foolish can ever hear


                  • skywise • 4 years ago

                    Anything but the Pacifier 2....and McG.


                    • Fry-3000 • 4 years ago

                      NO F*CKING WAY


                      • thrashnasty190 • 4 years ago

                        No thanks.


                        • bane5000 • 4 years ago

                          With all this news bout the possible sequel and who is gonna direct and now it might involve Vin, i wonder more about if Bale is even gonna return to play John Conner, he may not want to work with these new people imvolved in the production, if he does kool, if he doesnt then why do it and recast Connor and dilute the franchise even more....


                          • daveactor7 • 4 years ago



                            • bawnian-dexeus • 4 years ago

                              Why not just get Roland Kickinger to portray the new Terminator? HELLO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


                              • joekerr2e • 4 years ago

                                I actually like the fit. About time he sticks with the bread/butter... action flicks. Worked fine for Arnold and Sly. Just lay off the Xander Zone B.S.


                                • disciple419 • 4 years ago

                                  He would fit in this universe. He already acts like a robot on screen anyway. I really liked the McG movie. Maybe I was just surprised that a terrible director made a decent film.


                                  • Robbie-Williams-II • 4 years ago

                                    vin diesel would be perfect in a terminator movie you morons!!


                                    • dan1 • 4 years ago

                                      This made me laugh...


                                      • the-crow2k • 4 years ago

                                        Justin Lin to direct the Terminator is a very poor choice.

                                        we already had rookie directors...we need a top notch director who will bring a dark vibe into the film series.


                                        • frank2029 • 4 years ago

                                          Honestly? F*ck this.. Vin Diesel would ruin this movie franchise!! Vin if you read this please stay away from my favorite series of all time. Stick to your racing movies. Thanks!


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