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What do you do when you want to keep a franchise going, but don't feel like either rebooting or continuing the series? Answer: you reset it and hope for the best, which is exactly what Terminator: Genisys is aiming for, according to one of its stars.
Just when you thought it was safe to embroider your new Terminator jackets for opening night, Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced yet another new title for the upcoming sequel. And you're going to hate it.
Knowing which studios are expected to be in town for San Diego Comic-Con, we put together a Surprise Wish List of in-development blockbusters that could bring a presentation at the last minute to next weekend’s fan-driven heaven. These are movies that would appeal directly to the gathered masses at Comic-Con, and they have been in some state of filming prior to the festivities.
Back to the potential name change for a minute. Does it matter to you what Paramount ultimately decides to call Terminator 5? Would you be content with just numbering the sequels, the way Rocky movies used to do it back in the day? All we want is an entertaining movie, after all, right?
The Transformers date strikes me as the most aggressive, particularly is Michael Bay finally decides that he is finished with Autobots and Decepticons, and is ready to move on to more non-Transformers material.
After years of the rights being bounced around between owners, finally the franchise is ready to get going again with Terminator 5, a.k.a. Terminator: Genesis.
As if 2015 wasn’t already the year of the geek, it’s time for the Terminator franchise to steal some temporally charged lightning. They’ve landed a former time traveler for their cast, and he's probably the most beloved one of the lot. Matt Smith has signed on to not only play a minor role in Terminator: Genesis, but for a possible gig in the full trilogy.
The fifth Terminator is actually dubbed Terminator: Genesis, and we know more than a few things about it. Alan Taylor (Thor the Dark World) directs, and today’s theory suggests that he will find ways to directly connect his new movie – and subsequent sequels – with James Cameron’s original 1984 film, The Terminator.
It seems unlikely, to me at least, that we’ll see another Terminator movie any time soon. Salvation wasn’t exactly well received and while it made money, it didn’t really make as much money as Warner Bros. probably hoped it would
McG’s post-Judgment Day sequel is still weeks away from hitting theaters, but the Terminator Salvation director is already out and about, talking up a potential Terminator 5. He even has a pretty good idea of what it’s about