Terminator Genisys

‘Terminator’ Producers Say Franchise Will Continue After a “Re-Adjusting”

by Mike Sampson October 7, 2015 @ 8:29 AM
Paramount Pictures
Just last week we brought you the news that the planned Terminator Genisys trilogy was being put on hold indefinitely following the disappointing performance of the film that was intended to kick off that new series of films. Makes perfect sense, we thought. Genisys was not a very good movie and didn’t leave many people, including us, very interested the future of this franchise. But, this is Hollywood and perfect sense doesn’t always apply. Now, Terminator Genisys producer Dana Goldberg has spoken publicly for the first time saying future Terminator movies haven’t been canceled, they’re just being “re-imagined.” Oh great, another reboot!

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Terminator Genisys’ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Trail Last Week’s Champions

by Jacob Hall July 5, 2015 @ 1:05 PM
As expected, the Fourth of July holiday weekend saw a lot of people heading to the theater. Unfortunately for the new releases, those people gravitated toward films that have already been in theaters for a few weeks. Once again, Jurassic World and Inside Out dominated the top 10, leaving newcomers like Terminator Genisys and Magic Mike XXL out in the cold.

‘Terminator Genisys’ Star J.K. Simmons Has Signed on for More Sequels

by Britt Hayes July 4, 2015 @ 1:49 PM
J.K. Simmons — along with Michael Keaton — recently parted ways with Kong: Skull Island, but he still has some other (potential) big franchise plans. Simmons was one of the best parts of the mostly not-great Terminator Genisys, fully committing to his role as a frazzled cop and genuinely appearing to have fun with the film, which really needed it. The actor has now revealed that he’s signed on for more Terminator sequels, guaranteeing that if there are more of these movies, we can at least look forward to his part in them.

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Teasers Attached to ‘Terminator Genisys’ This Weekend

by Britt Hayes July 4, 2015 @ 12:36 PM
20th Century Fox
Inside Out, Magic Mike XXL and Terminator Genisys are the three biggest films you have to choose from at the theater this weekend, but here’s something that may help you make the decision a little easier: if you head out to see Terminator Genisys this weekend, you’ll be treated to a special early teaser of Independence Day: Resurgence.

‘Terminator Genisys’ Writers Explain Matt Smith’s Character and Tease Sequel Possibilities

by Britt Hayes July 3, 2015 @ 9:56 AM
20th Century Fox
Just yesterday it was being reported that J.K. Simmons has signed on for a couple more Terminator sequels, should Genisys do well enough to warrant them, of course. Aside from seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger fight himself, Simmons is easily one of the only enjoyable parts of the film. Another one of the enjoyable parts is Matt Smith’s character, who was hidden in promotional materials — for good reason.

I Know Now Why You Make Lists: All the Terminator Robots, Ranked

by Jacob Hall July 2, 2015 @ 8:39 AM
Once upon a time, the evil computer program Skynet sent a killer cyborg called a Terminator back in time to kill Sarah Connor, the mother of the future leader of the human resistance in the war against the machines. When that failed, it sent a more advanced robot back in time to execute the young John Connor, but old John Connor sent back another robot to protect his younger self. And it only got crazier from there. Pretty soon, there were all kinds of flesh-covered robots floating around two separate timelines and it all got very confusing. Thankfully, we’re here to rank all of those time traveling robots so you don’t have to. Come with us if you want to rank fictional cyborgs.

How ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Created That Big Arnold vs. Arnold Fight

by Jacob Hall July 1, 2015 @ 10:39 AM
The best scene in Terminator Genisys arrives early. Director Alan Taylor painstakingly recreates the opening scenes of James Cameron’s The Terminator, from the arrival of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s killer cyborg to the infamous moment when he confronts a group of ruffians for a change of clothes. And then something weird happens: another Terminator, also played by Schwarzenegger, shows up to fight his counterpart to the death. It’s a cool scene and its creators have divulged exactly how they pulled it off.

‘Terminator’ Interactive Timeline Helps You Sort Out the Increasingly Confusing Franchise

by Britt Hayes June 30, 2015 @ 6:29 PM
Orion Pictures / DirecTV
Time travel is confusing, what with changing the future and creating diverging/alternate timelines and paradoxes, etc. It’s a lot to take in, even more so in a franchise like the Terminator films. The very first trailer for Terminator Genisys indicated that the fifth installment in the franchise would be the most confusing one yet — just when you thought you had started to figure out the other four, here comes another one to screw it all up. Thankfully, someone made a handy interactive Terminator timeline to help you keep it all straight.