LA Times has posted a brand new image from the blockbuster-to-be, Terminator Salvation, which will bring the future to the big screen on May 22, 2009. Click below to enlarge this new image of Christian Bale as John Connor in the year 2018.

<strong><em>Terminator Salvation</em></strong>

In the highly anticipated new installment of the Terminator film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington), a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynet's operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind.

Terminator Salvation stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Bryce Dallas Howard, Moon Bloodgood, Common, Jadagrace and Helena Bonham Carter and will open nationwide on May 22, 2009.