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Arnold’s Next Act: Another ‘Terminator’?

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Posted on Feb 16, 2011
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Well, really, what else did you think former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would do with his free time? Having left the Golden State’s governor’s post to non-action-hero Jerry Brown, Schwarzenegger promptly tweeted his hopeful return to Hollywood, and as Deadline New York’s Mike Fleming reports, “there seems to finally be some action on his signature franchise, ‘The Terminator,’ ” which had been held up in recent years because of a little bankruptcy problem. Sign of the times.  —KA

Deadline New York:

Right around the time the bankruptcy was settled, Deadline also reported that William Wisher—James Cameron’s collaborator on Terminator 2 and an uncredited co-writer on the original, wrote a 24-page treatment for the next film and a four-page concept outline for a sixth Terminator film. His version continued the post-apocalyptic battleground scenario from Terminator Salvation, but added in the element of time travel. It will be most interesting to see what shape this franchise takes.

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By MarthaA, February 18, 2011 at 12:32 am Link to this comment

Thank God “The Terminator” is no longer in government.

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By RenZo, February 17, 2011 at 7:16 pm Link to this comment

Time travel instead of plastic surgery to fix the aging humanoid’s image. He really needs two hundred more million dollars. No problemo.

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By rend, February 17, 2011 at 5:10 pm Link to this comment
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what can Arnold do that CGI cant?

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By SteveL, February 17, 2011 at 12:39 am Link to this comment

Normal Schwarzenegger film where he gets very little dialog?

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By PatrickHenry, February 16, 2011 at 8:55 pm Link to this comment

Geriatric terminator that is and not Kevorkian.

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