Empire has just revealed the cover art for its upcoming April issue which features Christian Bale from his upcoming film, Terminator Salvation, which is set for release on May 22. Click below to enlarge the new images, including a look at an interview the site conducted with Christian Bale, in which he refused to speak about his on-set altercation with cinematographer Shane Hurlbut.

<strong><em>Terminator Salvation</em></strong> Empire Magazine #1

<strong><em>Terminator Salvation</em></strong> Empire Magazine #2

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<strong><em>Terminator Salvation</em></strong> Empire Magazine #3

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.