In January, IDW Publishing debuts the comic book prequel to the next Terminator movie, Terminator: Salvation.Â The movie is the fourth installment in the big screen contingent of the action series, starring Christian Bale as John Connor and directed by McG.Â The movie opens in May 2009.
We’ve only seen previews of the upcoming Terminator Salvation flick, and while it looks good, the fifth film is already in the works. When Anderson and Kubicek acquired the rights the lucrative “Terminator” franchise last year from previous owners C2, the former ad exec and banker envisaged the re-booted series as a trilogy. Christian Bale has signed on in the role of John Connor for all three roles. Newest pic is tentatively skedded for a 2011 release. The duo had originally planned to wait until the release of “Terminator Salvation” next summer before deciding on whether to proceed with the
Press Release In 1990, at the start of the boom of licensed comics, Dark Horse began publishing Terminator. Now, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the first Terminator film, Dark Horse is excited to announce the return of all new Terminator material for a whole new generation of fans!
Dynamite Entertainment has announced a new Terminator series will arrive in time for the holidays.Â Terminator Revolution #1 follows the further adventures of Sarah and John Connor as they are pursued by agents from the future.Â The series will be written by Simon Furman, with art by Lui Antonio. “Simon Furman is becoming the driving force behind the Terminator in comics and is certainly turning up the heat for Terminator Revolution. Considering his work on Transformers, there is no doubt that Simon knows the mechanics of robotsâ€¦ how they think, how they act and how they terminate,” explained Dynamite President
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryce Dallas Howard is in negotiations to play John Connor’s wife in the fourth installment of the Terminator movies. Howard last starred as Gwen Stacy in “Spider-Man 3” and next stars in the “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond,” based on a long-forgotten screenplay by Tennessee Williams. Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins stars Christian Bale as John Connor, and is being directed by McG. As wild and over the top McG’s editing and directing style are, I’m very interested to see what he comes up with in this fourth movie. via THR
Shirley Manson, the lead singer for Garbage, has been cast as recurring character Catherine Weaver in Fox’s second season of Sarah Connor Chronicles. The Weaver character is described as the CEO of a “cutting edge technology company”, which I hope means high-tech hardware and not Web 2.0 startup vying for attention from Michael Arrington. I have yet to watch a single episode of the series starring Lena Headey as Sarah Connor, Thomas Dekker as John Connor, and Summer Glau as terminator Cameron Phillips. Is it good, bad, or just something to sit back and fill the hour between other network