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MWB Repost: "Terminator: Genisys's" Huge Opening in China Guarantees Sequels

Terminator: Genisys

I write about "Terminator: Genisys" my latest article on MoviesWithButter.com (apparently, it scored one of the biggest single day openings of all time in China):


Terminator 3000 Halted by Cease and Desist Order

Pacificor, which holds the rights to the franchise, wants to stop the proposed 3D animated film.


Terminator Franchise Rights Sold! For A Buck!

I'm just kidding ya! It wasn't for a dollar, but in actuality $29.5 million.Even stranger is the new owner of the franchise Pacificor - a hedge fund company I didn’t know was even in the running. Hell, their existence was news to me. But all things "I’ll be back!" are now legally theirs.


'Augmented reality' poised to become an everyday reality for consumers

'Augmented reality' poised to become an everyday reality for consumers

"Augmented reality" may sound like indecipherable technobabble, but the concept behind this technology is familiar to anyone who has seen any of the "Terminator" movies.


'Museum' edges 'Terminator' Friday

'Museum' edges 'Terminator' Friday

Fox sequel nets $15.3 million at box office -- In a box office face-off between a family and a male-demo sequel, Fox's PG rated "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" took the first Friday of the Memorial Day frame with an estimated $15.3 million while Warner Bros.' franchise actioner "Terminator Salvation" followed with $14.9 million.


He'll be back...virtual Arnie appears in new Terminator

California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appears in the new Terminator film - thanks to technology.


If There's A Sequel To TERMINATOR SALVATION, Here's What It's Probably Gonna Be About...

If There's A Sequel To TERMINATOR SALVATION, Here's What It's Probably Gonna Be About...

McG is already looking ahead to the next chapter in what the studio hopes will be another trilogy. "I strongly suspect the next movie is going to take place in a [pre-Judgment Day] 2011," McG reveals. "John Connor is going to travel back in time and he's going to have to galvanize the militaries of the world for an impending Skynet invasion. They've figured out time travel to the degree where they can send more than one naked entity. So you're going to have hunter killers and transports and harvesters and everything arriving in our time and Connor fighting back with conventional military warfare, which I think is going to be fucking awesome. I also think he's going to meet a scientist that's going to look a lot like present-day Robert Patrick [who famously played the T-1000 in Terminator 2], talking about stem-cell research and how we can all live as idealized, younger versions of ourselves."


Commentary: Fox, don't cancel 'Terminator'

Commentary: Fox, don't cancel 'Terminator'

Everything you know about the world of Arnold Schwarzenegger's most famous character has changed.


McG Talks ‘Terminator’ Sequel Plans, Wide-Open Ending for ‘Salvation’

In an interview a few weeks back, “Terminator Salvation” director McG told us that he was hoping to bring back “Terminator 2” favorite Robert Patrick for a fifth film. When we caught up with the filmmaker recently, he elaborated on his sequel plans – including the wide-open ending of the new flick.


James Cameron Revisits Terminator

James Cameron might not have anything to do with the current state of the "Terminator" franchise, but he was still willing to discuss the origins of the series -- as well as its broader themes -- in an essay for Wired.


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