Arnold Schwarzenegger boasts about sex, takes on Trump in lively ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ panel

Sam Ashurst
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 18: Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at the "Terminator: Dark Fate" panel during 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center on July 18, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

The big news out of Paramount’s Terminator: Dark Fate panel is that Edward Furlong will be returning to the franchise. But, not to be overshadowed, Arnie decided to create some headlines of his own.

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It all started when the former Governor of California revealed that he’d made a bet with his Dark Fate co-star Diego Luna that their director Tim Miller would drop multiple f-bombs during the presentation. They had $20 dollars riding on whether Miller would exceed five swears. He did, and Luna paid up.

That led to Arnie announcing: "Tim likes to talk about it, I like to do it." Fair enough!

Arnie then laid into Trump, saying that he had plenty of choices for how to spend his $20. "There's a lot of options available, especially since the economy is doing so well under Donald Trump," he said sarcastically.

The panel also revealed fresh footage from Dark Fate, which includes a fairly bonkers detail.

For some reason, Sarah Connor and her new cohorts end up sharing a countryside cabin with the T-800. “Everyone calls me Carl.” Sarah’s response? “I’m never going to f****ing call you Carl.” Same Sarah, same.

The rest of the new footage featured plenty of action, with Diego Luna’s new Terminator seemingly every bit as determined as the T-1000. Whether he’s dripping himself into a flooded car, or carrying on fighting after his face has been shot off, this guy absolutely will not stop, ever.

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“Aug. 29, 1997, was supposed to be Judgement Day,” Connor says at one point in the reel. “My son and I stopped that, changed the future, and saved three billion lives. You’re welcome.”

Looks like the Connor family are going to have to kick-butt all over again, when Terminator: Dark Fate lands in UK cinemas on 23 October.