Whether Arnie is saying hasta la vista or not, there’s some ‘major’ news soon to be announced for the ‘Terminator’ franchise. David Ellison, the boss of Skydance, which took over the production of the ‘Terminator’ movies with ‘Terminator Genisys’, has revealed that far from being sidelined following Genisys’s disappointing box office performance, the franchise is set to return. “I will say we have resolved the future of the franchise and believe me its an incredibly bright future.
It’s hasta la vista for Arnold Schwarzenegger in the on-going – but currently stalled – ‘Terminator’ movie series. According to reports, the 69-year-old actor won’t be playing the cyborg assassin again, after producers at Paramount passed on having both him and Emilia Clarke back for more movies. “It is over for ‘The Terminator’ and Arnold,” a source told the New York Daily News.
Films about King Kong have a chequered history – for every great Ray Harryhausen stop-motion battle, there’s a cheesy cash-in featuring the mega-monkey’s offspring. Kong survives the fall from the Empire State Building, is fitted with an artificial heart – yes, really – then falls in love with a Lady Kong and has a kid with her.
Hollywood actor Bill Paxton has passed away at the age of 61, it’s been reported. According to the BBC, Paxton suffered from post-heart surgery complications and is survived by his wife, Louise, and two children. Before making it as a big-time actor, Paxton, like many other famous faces, earned his money doing a low paid, regular job like us normies – he was a car park attendant.
She’s best known for facing off against Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2003’s ‘Terminator 3: Rise Of Machines’, but what happened to actress Kristanna Loken after Judgement Day?
‘Terminator: Genisys’ star Jai Courtney isn’t too fused about returning. During an interview with Business Insider, the 30-year-old ‘Terminator: Genisys’ star revealed whether he’d be up for another movie… but seems to think that ‘Terminator’ is best left alone. ‘Terminator: Genisys’ is the latest film in the ‘Terminator’ franchise, and saw Jai Courtney take the role of Kyle Reese – John Connor’s right-hand man in the future Resistance, who is sent back to protect Sarah Connor at all costs.
While ‘Terminator Genisys’’ reviews were mediocre and its domestic box office haul was underwhelming, it actually went on to gross over $440.6 million across the world, making it the second-highest-grossing film of the franchise. Despite taking in this amount, Emilia Clarke has now confirmed that she won’t be appearing in any further ‘Terminator’ films, even though it was previously believed that ‘Genisys’ would be the start of a new trilogy that the ‘Game Of Thrones’ actress would lead. The fact that Sarah Connor survived ‘Terminator Genisys’ suggests that Emilia Clarke still had a future as the character.
It’s no secret that ‘Terminator Genisys’ failed to ignite the box office… but has it put the final nail in the T-800’s coffin? According to The Hollywood Reporter, it looks as though the last ‘Terminator’ movie hasn’t exactly impressed the studio… despite the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger. “This summer, [David] Ellison, 32, went very public to promote the first film that he produced himself, Terminator: Genisys.