He won’t be back. At least for now. Despite a healthy worldwide box office, the terrible reviews, fan hatred and poor domestic takings seem to have ended plans for a Terminator: Genisys sequel with Paramount announcing it is now pulled. To further the ignominy, it’s date has swiftly been filled by Baywatch, starring Zac Ephron. Terminator: Genisys was meant to be the start of a new Terminator trilogy with release dates already planned for parts 2 and 3. After opening to poor reviews and not even topping $90m in the US, it looks like not even a respectable worldwide haul can save the franchise. (more…)
new terminator series
Ok, we’ve known for a while that the Terminator film franchise will be getting a reboot, with three movies in the works. According to Deadline, Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World, Game Of Thrones) will helm the first installment, and either Emilia Clarke or Brie Larson (both also from Game Of Thrones) will star as Sarah Connor.