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TERMINATOR (2015): Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paramount Reboot Film Coming

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Terminator reboot coming in 2015. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Terminator (2015) ushers in a new Terminator franchise via Paramount Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, and Skydance Productions. The new Terminator film will be the beginning of a new stand-alone trilogy separate from the franchise James Cameron began with Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, followed by Jonathan Mostow‘s Terminator 3, McG‘s Terminator Salvation, and Fox‘s Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. With this newly struck deal, the “hope is to get at least two movies done before North American copyright reverts back to Cameron”. The new Terminator film will be released on June 26, 2015.

The official press release on the new Terminator film:

Skydance Productions, Annapurna Pictures and Paramount Pictures have jointly announced they will partner on a rebooted “TERMINATOR” movie, to be released by Paramount Pictures on June 26, 2015.

The first in a stand-alone trilogy, “TERMINATOR” will be produced by Megan Ellison of Annapurna and David Ellison of Skydance. Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis (“Avatar,” “Shutter Island”) and Patrick Lussier (“Drive Angry”) are attached to write the screenplay.

Launched in 1984 with star Arnold Schwarzenegger as the title character, “TERMINATOR” spanned 3 subsequent films, which have earned over $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

David Ellison most recently executive produced, along with his partners at Paramount, “World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” and “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”. A 5th installment of in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise is in active development, along with a 3rd film in the “G.I. Joe” franchise, among other films.

Megan Ellison most recently produced the Academy Award®-nominated “Zero Dark Thirty,” “The Master” and executive produced “Spring Breakers” via her Annapurna Pictures banner and has David O. Russell’s “American Hustle,” Spike Jonze’s “Her,” and Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” set for release later this year.

Does anyone else feel like watching Judgement Day right now or Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles? I know I do.

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Source: Deadline

 

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