After the below average installment of Terminator: Salvation to the Terminator movies (I actually enjoyed), nobody really knew what the future held for this iconic franchise. Last year, it was announced that they were moving ahead with another movie to try and get the franchise back on track. This new movie will also include James Cameron (Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day) who brought these movies to life over thirty years ago, along with Alan Taylor who is known for his duties on Game of Thrones and last years Thor: The Dark World. Also, we know the base of this movie will be jumping back and forth between each of the first two movies and the present day, which is pretty exciting to see a new direction for a franchise that can be oh so awesome. Not only that, but they are bringing back the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with some new faces for some old roles. There is no official plot or synopsis out yet, but we now have our first glimpse at the cast in their roles. Below, we see Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor and Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese in what looks like hospital or mental hospital scrubs. I wonder what they’re doing there? Also, we get to see old (but ripped) Arnold back in the role of the Terminator with a new look. I must say, the grey hair and cigar looks pretty badass. And although I do love Clarke and Courntey as actors, I’m a little skeptical on them playing these parts – more on Clarke’s front. Just because of the giant shoes that Linda Hamilton left playing the same role and cementing a badass female action lead in the movie industry when there was hardly any at the time. But luckily, she has her experience as a badass herself with her role on Game of Thrones as Khaleesi, so I’m definitely going to stay optimistic about it. Terminator: Genesis is set to open on July 1st, 2015. Directed by Alan Taylor and written by James Cameron starring Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, J.K. Simmons, Byung-hun Lee, Matt Smith, Aaron V. Williamson, and Courtney B. Vance.
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