When Paramount announced a new Terminator trilogy fans were excited, and when original Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger was confirmed for Terminator: Genisys, fans were very pleased indeed.
However, there has been no confirmation as to whether Arnie would be back for all three films, but let’s face it, he has been killed in every Terminator movie, and yet has returned every time. While we can only speculate as to what exactly director Alan Taylor’s film will do (its a reboot sequel/ prequel you know!), we can pretty much guess that Arnie will be appearing in all three films.
Yet, as with many franchises, a studio can announced a franchise and set it up with the first film, but sadly if the box office returns are not there, then the franchise dies. A new Terminator trilogy has been confirmed, with release dates to boot, but if Taylor’s film is not successful, the series can easily be shut down.
Arnie, on the other hand, has confirmed that at least the second film is going to be made, and that it will shoot next year.
TheArnoldFans asked the question as to whether Arnie will be filming Terminator 6, to which he responded:
“Yes, of course, next year”
Terminator: Genisys is written by Laeta Kalogridis (AVATAR, SHUTTER ISLAND) and Patrick Lussier (DRIVE ANGRY). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (WORLD WAR Z, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance’s Paul Schwake (WORLD WAR Z, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS), Annapurna Pictures’ Megan Ellison (AMERICAN HUSTLE, HER), Kalogridis, and Lussier.
Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World, Game of Thrones) is directing.
TERMINATOR: GENISYS stars Arnold Schwarzenegger (THE EXPENDABLES 1 & 2, TERMINATOR 1, 2 & 3), Jason Clarke (THE GREAT GATSBY, ZERO DARK THIRTY), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”), Jai Courtney (DIVERGENT, JACK REACHER), J.K. Simmons (MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN, UP IN THE AIR), Dayo Okeniyi (THE HUNGER GAMES, THE SPECTACULAR NOW), and Byung-Hun Lee (RED 2, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION).
The TERMINATOR franchise launched in 1984 with Schwarzenegger as the title character and spanned three subsequent films, which have earned more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.
Paramount will distribute the film worldwide on July 1, 2015.
When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future…