‘Terminator’ Back With Arnold To Star: Schwarzenegger In Package Shopping Now; ‘Fast Five’s Justin Lin To Direct

EXCLUSIVE: He’s baaack! Arnold Schwarzenegger is attached to star in a rights package that CAA is shopping today that will revive The Terminator, one of Hollywood’s most iconic scifi franchises. The agency is dropping the package on studios this afternoon. I’m told that already, Universal, Sony and Lionsgate, and CBS Films are looking hard at the package. There is no screenwriter attached at this point, and Robert Cort is producing. This is the first real activity on The Terminator project since February 2010, when the property emerged from a bankruptcy auction and into the possession of Pacificor. The Santa Barbara-based hedge fund posted a bid of $29.5 million, with the promise that additional multimillion-dollar payments for each film would go to Halcyon, the company that made the 2009 McG-directed Terminator Salvation. That film starred Sam Worthington as the cyborg and Christian Bale as John Connor, and the storyline  launched the battle between Skynet and the human survivors of the apocalypse, the war foreshadowed in James Cameron’s visionary 1984 original film. Halcyon wanted to make several films but ran out of money. At the time of the auction, Pacificor beat out a combined bid by Lionsgate and Sony planning to make back-to-back sequels to bring the franchise to a natural creative conclusion.

While many felt at the time that Pacificor overpaid and that Lionsgate and Sony would have been better matches for the material, CAA has chosen an optimum time to seek a new deal. I wrote back in February that Universal quietly was trying to arrange for Lin to be helmer of the project. At the time, some turned up their noses. Given the strong international grosses being racked up by Fast Five and the expectations for a strong domestic opening this Friday, Lin has a lot of heat. And Schwarzenegger is looking to recapture past marquee glory ending his run as California State Governor. Schwarzenegger has circled several projects including Last Stand for Lionsgate, but here, he’s the star, returning to the signature role that once established him as the world’s biggest movie star.

Much like the Superman property, The Terminator has a ticking clock on the rights. There is a stipulation in copyright law that if you assign your rights, you get them back in 35 years. In this case, Cameron assigned his rights to Hemdale, and the North American rights will revert back to him in 2018. Now, Cameron has more or less washed his hands of the Terminator franchise, but I’m told a new deal would have to be made with him if the plan was to keep making Terminator installments beyond that period. There is plenty of time to make at least two Terminator films before that happens, and that might be sufficient to end the saga that so far has spanned four films. Any financier that makes those films owns them free and clear. Rumor is the project price tag is at least $25 million upfront, against a purchase price near $36 million, not including paydays for Schwarzenegger or Lin. It would stand to reason because of the amount Pacificor paid in 2010 and the interest it has carried since. I’m told there is no set price, but this will likely be a whopping sale by the time the dust has settled and the bidding is complete.

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Comments (213)

  • This is disheartening for two reasons:
    1-Last time I saw Arnold on television, he was in absolutely no shape to be an action star.
    2-No James Cameron involved, and no one has come close to matching T2.

    Comment by JohnDoe — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:25pm PDT  
    • agree with you

      Comment by charlie — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:42pm PDT  
      • I don’t know what to say about this, except that any project which includes the rapidly aging Arnold will be horrible. And no, this is not only about his age; for me personally, this would suck largely because we’ve seen enough damn 101-model Terminators. Does Skynet have some kind of fetish towards Austrian bodybuilders? Or does John Connor…?

        If they’re intending on “wrapping things up”, as some folks have hypothesized, then this is another definite nail in the coffin for the franchise; as it pretty much means another piss-poor sequel bolted onto the hilariously bad T3/4 continuity.

        Just let the thing die, please.

        Comment by AndyTGD — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 4:28am PDT  
        • New molds must be expensive.

          Comment by p3orion — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 8:14am PDT  
        • That’s really thoughtful and well reasoned, actually.

          Comment by Wilkes — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 9:19am PDT  
      • Did you not see TRON with Jeff Bridges. It’s Arnolds voice that makes the character, the way he portrays the cyborg. What is on screen can be made to look like anything

        Comment by TTOWN58 — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 10:14am PDT  
        • Yes. Those brilliant robots. Create human looking cyborgs to covertly infiltrate the human ranks. Only problem — they’re all identical.

          They don’t even need dogs anymore. Western style wanted posters would work.

          Comment by James — Friday May 6, 2011 @ 10:23pm PDT  
    • Oh shut up!! LOL. This is nothing but GREAT news! I am so beyond excited. I’ve been waiting for this news for well over a year!! Bring on T5 NOW!!!!

      Comment by Dylan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:44pm PDT  
      • This is terrible news, buddy. The franchise ended with T2 and since they they have been beating a dead horse. Stop feeding them money, and stop gobbling up whatever crap they put on your place. Two bad movies that got worse as they went on, and a terrible TV show, and you ask for more? Let it go!

        Comment by RealTerminatorFan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 5:25pm PDT  
        • Then don’t go and see it. Why ruin it for the rest of us. Unless thats how you get your kicks.

          Comment by Mike — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 6:13pm PDT  
          • Seriously people don’t waste your time! I love Cameron’s Terminator films but I just as equally loved T4 and realllllly want T5 to happen asap!!! The 1st two hold a very special place in so many hearts but I thinks its more than obvious than millions want more after all these decades and there still being interest. Bring it on Arnold!!!

            Comment by Nick — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:23pm PDT  
          • I agree man. There are so many sad people who spend too much time online acting so childish and pathetic. They probably don’t even feel this way they just get a kick outta getting fans upset lol. I for one am so happy we are getting another Terminator film!

            Comment by Zac — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:41pm PDT  
          • ‘Cause he’s da potty-poopa!

            Comment by GetSome — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 10:54pm PDT  
          • I get my kicks through proper use of punctuation marks.

            Also, putting Arnold in another Terminator film will be laughably horrible.

            Comment by working actor #274 — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 11:22pm PDT  
          • Because it ruins a good thing. Whenever you make a sequel, it reflects on the image and on the prestige of the original. There’s a reason plenty of successful franchises are ended at a certain point: because the creators wisely decide that enough is enough. Wish that someone had that kind of foresight with the Terminator franchise. It’s a shame to see T2 dragged through the mud by these awful sequels.

            Comment by Chuck R — Friday April 29, 2011 @ 8:48pm PDT  
        • The show was AMAZING!!!! Lets be honest there are certain people posting here (as with any blog) that know what the want to say and will never say otherwise- it seems many a times that they can only be negative. So people who are so excited like myself and all my friends, don’t listen to these biased opinion that are stuck in the 90′s. The Terminator films are some of the few that NEED sequels!!! I liked T3, thought T4 was much better and honestly believe that T5 could be the best yet!!!

          Comment by sam — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:27pm PDT  
        • Oh its good news and you know it!! You couldn’t say one positive thing about this bit of news if you had too (unless it would be as a joke). I am so happy they are making a T5!!

          Comment by Matt — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:39pm PDT  
        • The TV show was horrible, but I watched it because it was Terminator. T3 and 4 I really enjoyed. T5 can improve where they fell short. The franchise is definitly not dead.

          Comment by Mpower — Sunday May 1, 2011 @ 10:23am PDT  
      • Isn’t he going to be 70 years-old soon..?

        Arnold’s dope and it’d be great to see him in movies again. But damn…

        Comment by Jack — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 10:51pm PDT  
      • He is to old for the part for me.

        Comment by Anonymous — Tuesday July 12, 2011 @ 11:54am PDT  
    • the shite that Maria puts up…..

      Comment by declan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 6:12pm PDT  
    • Although yes, I agree that Arnold is not physically in action movie star shape….let’s also remember that he is in his 60′s. T2 came out twenty years ago and he was a forty-three year old man then. No excuses, but please show some reasonable respect. That having been said, it would be nice to see some Terminator project get made with Cameron and/or Arnold that goes back to the roots of the first two pictures. Anything after has been fun (sort of…not really…I guess so…whatever). There is a lot of material here that could be explored if they stopped worrying about only CGI effects and concentrated on the story line and characters.

      Comment by Rich — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:17pm PDT  
    • I can’t wait for another Terminator film! And to top all the good news off, Arnold’s back!!

      Comment by Bring It On — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:28pm PDT  
    • I agree, this appears like pure greed, with nothing of value to add to the Terminator story!

      Comment by Templar X — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:40pm PDT  
      • So it appears you have read the script and had a sit down with the writers, producers, and directors. Please tell us what you know about the story.

        Comment by brian — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 5:48am PDT  
      • Pure greed? Let’s see, how many supporting actors, extras, stunt personnel, artists, crew, do you think projects like this will support? Not to mention writers, ADs, line producers, second unit crew, et al. Several hundred people will directly profit, not to mention their families, and the businesses they patronize; then there are the many back office secretaries, assistants, support types whose firms will receive profits. These projects (I assume two are in the works) will create millions of dollars, most of that going for salaries to crew and support personnel and their respective companies. If Arnold makes 20-30 million as part of his fee, God Bless – he has created probably several 100 million in income for the rest.

        PS: I have no interest in these prospective films, and in fact never saw T3 or T4, and didn’t even know there WERE additional films beyond T2.

        Comment by Flashman — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 10:08am PDT  
        • That’s the stupidest rationale for greenlighting a movie that I’ve ever heard: because it will create jobs. Every movie creates jobs. I hope that if you next time you dislike a movie, everyone around just says, “yeah, but it created a ton of jobs!”

          If this movie weren’t made, some other — possibly better — movie would be made in its place, which would also create jobs. Instead, the once-storied Terminator franchise is being denigrated with another horrible sequel.

          Comment by Chuck R — Friday April 29, 2011 @ 8:52pm PDT  
    • I don’t agree one bit! This is great news!!!

      Comment by Chad — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:42pm PDT  
    • He may be out of shape but he’s still a douchebag.

      Comment by Brandan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:47pm PDT  
    • They should make a movie about how Arnold terminated the California economy

      Comment by Brandan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:49pm PDT  
      • Nooo. Commie, leftest, socialist, marxist and illegal creatures that live in the state are the real problem… but hey you voted for the lowest of the low. Your problem not the other 49.

        Comment by bigjet — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 4:53am PDT  
        • Full of hate much? Even despite California’s atrocious economy, we can still buy your state 50 times over.

          Comment by Zach — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 8:32am PDT  
    • terminator will be something like “you, come here (read with arnold’s accent). yes you boy, come here, wait, wait dont run, dammit, come here, stop, shit I dropped my gun must pick it up (arnold falls while getting gun) help ! i’ve fallen and I cant get up !”

      Comment by cesar arizpe — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:50pm PDT  
    • This is going to suck big time!!! It won’t “revive” the franchise, it will kill it once and for all. It almost needs to happen so the film can bomb and we won’t have to endure an more them.

      Comment by Nerd — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 9:17pm PDT  
    • john cena should play the new terminator

      Comment by Anonymous — Saturday May 14, 2011 @ 8:56am PDT  
      • Or Stone Cold Steve Austin. He did very well in two episodes of Nash Bridges.

        Comment by Vito Positano — Tuesday August 2, 2011 @ 6:38pm PDT  
  • Congratulations to Lin, Fast 5 is incredible.

    Comment by Fanboy — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:25pm PDT  
  • Dud.

    Comment by Terminator — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:27pm PDT  
  • Fast and Furious has a LOT of great things going for it…Justin Lin isn’t one of them.

    Comment by FF fan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:28pm PDT  
    • are you fucking kidding me? he turned the franchise around from the dead with shitty scripts and made it into the only reliable franchise for Universal. that’s a fact. FF is lucky to have him and he has a huge future ahead of him.

      Comment by dd — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 5:00pm PDT  
      • Lin directed Tokyo Drift. Just sayin’.

        Comment by ILDC — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:18pm PDT  
      • Re: “are you fucking kidding me? he turned the franchise around from the dead with shitty scripts and made it into the only reliable franchise for Universal. that’s a fact”

        Actually, Justin Lin almost killed the franchise. If you’ll recall, the first installment made $207M worldwide and 2 Fast 2 Furious actually improved to $236M worldwide. The Lin’s first directing effort in the franchise, Tokyo Drift, sank all the way down to $158M.

        Don’t get me wrong: he was stuck with a crappy cast instead of the originals, and he certainly improved both creatively and financially with F&F4. But to say that he turned the franchise around from the dead…well, that’s just plain wrong.

        Comment by Anonymous — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 11:35pm PDT  

        • Actually, Justin Lin almost killed the franchise. If you’ll recall, the first installment made $207M worldwide and 2 Fast 2 Furious actually improved to $236M worldwide. The Lin’s first directing effort in the franchise, Tokyo Drift, sank all the way down to $158M.

          I really don’t like these movies. But I won’t get into that. I just think it is interesting how you avoided to post the numbers of the 4th movie. But of course you did this, because this number would destroy your point. This movie made $360M worldwide, so a lot more than any other. And I have rarely seen a franchise where something like that happened.

          Comment by Ken — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 6:33am PDT  
        • of course he did. with an unknown cast he made the film global and they made a ton of cash. remember, the above the line on tokyo drift must have been minimal. he is the reason the franchise is thriving.

          Comment by armie — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 9:04am PDT  
    • agree with dd. you don’t know what lin means to the franchise unless you’ve read the scripts that they go to production with. someone should publish those and compare them to the final film.

      Comment by ransky — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 5:06pm PDT  
    • What planet are you from? Justin Lin has helped resurrect the FnF franchise. What other franchise would still be getting raves and feature other actors wanting to jump onboard at the 5th installment, instead of going straight to video?

      Comment by Tikkanen — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 5:48pm PDT  
      • Gotta join the ‘Justin Lin Love-in’. I’ve heard from insiders that he works miracles on these scripts. The guy also has made bank for the studios, so he deserves a shot at this, even if it is Ahnooold and the Terminator franchise. And he can’t do worse than the last underwhelming Terminator film…..

        In addition, I’m glad to see a minority director such as Lin making hits that aren’t relegated to minority-theme flicks. Way to go, Justin. Count me as fan. But, as always, haters gonna hate. Just do your thing, my man! Your Fast Five will do more than $30 million in opening this weekend, easy!

        Comment by bobby the saint — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 9:06pm PDT  
  • What kind of human actually pays to watch Arnold do ANYTHING?
    An ignorant, childish, 15 yr old boy? Perhaps.
    But if you are an adult, 18+, what conceivable excuse can you have to pay to watch Arnold?
    Arnold is a stupid buffoon. “Terminator” is a violent cartoon.

    Do grownups really pay to watch Arnold crap out his accented lines?

    Comment by I'll be back — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:30pm PDT  
    • Hi, grownup here. I enjoy Arnold films. I have converted many skeptics to the house of Arnold. Watch “Commando”, it’s an excellent place to start.

      Comment by Nick — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 5:20pm PDT  
      • Why does an alleged “grownup” need to pay to watch movies about shoot-’em-up commandos and their violent idiocy?

        Have you not, as an “adult”, seen perhaps hundreds of action films, where grunting, low-IQ “heroes” (Bruce Willis, Mel Gibson, Vin Deisel, The Rock, Clint Eastwood, etc)and their sidekicks dispatch villains with neanderthal-like gusto?

        What is it about YOUR life, Mr/Ms “Grownup”, that requires you to watch make-believe commandos led by idiot Arnold kill people?

        What, exactly, is it about a commando blowing up a bad guy that YOU find so entertaining? Do you fantasize of doing this yourself, being a commando, and killing people heroically?

        Your “House of Arnold” that you dutifully proselytize for is nothing other that a “House of Mindless Violence” for stupid children and maladaptive “adults”.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 2:50am PDT  
        • Did you see Terminator 2? Arnold’s Terminator was not allowed to kill anyone. I suspect you haven’t even seen the film. I won’t give any more spoilers, other than to say that I saw it in a theater when it was released, and there were many people crying at the end. It was rather emotional.

          You may want to hold off judgement until you see it.

          Comment by Groan Up — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 5:48pm PDT  
      • …Commando was released in 1985. That’s NINETEEN EIGHTY FIVE.

        Comment by Julia — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 12:45pm PDT  
    • Hi, another grownup here. I really enjoy Arnold films. I’m also female. I’ll pay to see this.

      Comment by Anonymous — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 6:09pm PDT  
      • Adult females who find Arnold attractive get a pass.
        Lust is dumb, and love is blind.

        So, female Arnold fan, if you pay to get your jollies from watching this ignoramus, you’re excused because when you step up to the ticket booth or buy his DVD’s, you’re not in your right mind.

        But to everyone else who doesn’t lust for Arnold-especially you proud male Arnold fans-what, really is YOUR excuse?
        You guys like watching an aging bodybuilder shoot big guns?

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 2:32am PDT  
      • Stretch out. Bring a blanket. You’ll be in a fairly empty theater.

        Comment by Julia — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 12:47pm PDT  
    • Adult here and I will watch him even when he is the terminator on wheel (Walker).

      Comment by Mike — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 6:15pm PDT  
    • Grown man here. Go watch “Pumping Iron” and see what Arnold is really about.

      Comment by grown man — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 6:59pm PDT  
      • Hey “grown man”…
        Let me guess, “Pumping Iron” is about Arnold pumping iron until he looks like a cartoon action figure and talks as dumb.
        I don’t need to watch this piece of shit to know “what Arnold is really about”.
        And neither do YOU…unless watching men pump iron is your thing.
        If so, like females who lust after Arnold, more power to you.

        No thinking, rational, socially conscious person, would EVER want to know what Arnold is really about.
        He is a modern American Frankenstein, created in part by pumping iron, steroids, and those who enjoy watching bodybuilders act like robots and mass murder people with abandon, Terminator-like.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:04am PDT  
    • At his best, Arnold made some damn good action movies. Terminator, T2, Total Recall, Predator, Conan, all of which I’d watch again and again.

      Comment by sd — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 7:23pm PDT  
      • “Arnold made some damn good action movies…all of which I’d watch again and again.”

        Do you have OCD, short attention span, an inexhaustible lust for watching Arnold kill people on screen?

        Does your 15th viewing of Arnold’s robot savagely murdering some thug reveal finer details that you missed on the 14th viewing?

        Watching violent, mindless films “again and again”: Not something a well-adjusted adult would do, much less brag about.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:02pm PDT  
        • You keep going on about what no “well-adjusted adult” would do. Either you’re the world’s greatest psychologist (able to make blanket statements about all of humanity from your computer), or you’re an overly sensitive action movie hater who doesn’t understand why everyone isn’t like you. Some of us enjoy watching action movies because it’s a stress reliever. I watch T2 whenever I’ve had a particularly bad day at work and pretend I’m the T1000. You can call that maladjusted if you like, but I say it’s a damn sight better than taking a gun to work and going to town.

          PS: I’m an adult, a woman, and a socialist. I do not have OCD, a short attention span, any sort of attraction to Arnold (guy’s kinda ugly), or any antisocial personality disorders. So don’t try to bring any of those down on me in what will undoubtedly be a reflexive, non-reasoned reply. Thank you.

          Comment by Amused — Sunday December 4, 2011 @ 9:53pm PST  
    • You are another typical blogger,this man came to America,became a star,made millions,became govenor of California.While your still living with mama,playing with yourself,and whining about anyone successful.

      Comment by gregg — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 7:50pm PDT  
      • Arnold indisputably achieved noteworthy success living the American Dream. That his last success saw him as a two-term Governor of Cal. simply reflects the dramatic decline of our democracy.

        He represents… violence & stupidity in movies, the social mores of an alley cat, the worldview of a 15th century German peasant, the glib shallowness of a Wall Street huckster, and the unbridled class bias that only a low-rent, suddenly wealthy bourgeoisie, fervently supports.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:20am PDT  
      • You nailed it!

        Comment by bigjet — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 4:55am PDT  
      • LMAO! That’s what I call hitting the nail on the head, bro!

        Comment by nailheas — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 8:22am PDT  
    • Once again another adult here. I like Arnold and I love the Terminator films!! I would see a T5 without Arnold but the fact that he is in it makes it so much better!! All these sad bloggers who spend their time spreading negativity are so annoying go be productive.

      Comment by FringeFan — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:31pm PDT  
      • FringeFan, in my original comment, I asked “What kind of human actually pays to watch Arnold do ANYTHING?”

        Apparently, YOU are that kind of human.
        As a self-proclaimed “adult, you “love the Terminator films!!”
        Which of Arnold’s Terminator killing scenes do you “love”?
        Do you identify with Arnold’s robot hit-man/robot character?
        Do you cheer when the Terminator shoots villains with his HUGE machine gun?

        What a sad, yet all to common adulthood, you must have.

        As to your point about my “spreading negativity” and not being “productive”…
        I oppose violence in all forms, especially hero worship of violent movie characters. Terminator and its ilk spread social negativity.
        I’m simply calling Hollywood out on this travesty.
        And for me, this is far more productive than remaining silent.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:37am PDT  
        • ur a idiot dude. go back to the 60′s and be with ur hippie brotheren. if not, then DEAL WITH IT! life is violent. everything we do, everything that happens around us is violent. chemical reactions that make up your food? violent. space and time? violent. washing your balls that have not dropped yet. violent. the universe is violent. movies are violent. DEAL WITH IT YOU HIPPIE ASSHOLE!

          Comment by losinator — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 7:57am PDT  
          • Nature’s awash in violence-disasters, diseases, “red in tooth and claw” survival of the fittest…obviously.
            However, not “everything we do” is violence. 7 billion people alive today are living testaments that not everything we do is violent.

            “Accentuate the positive (non-violent)” makes for happier living.

            Why make movies about violence and accentuate the negative?
            Why glorify and make $ off the worst part of nature?
            As natural creatures, part of us embraces violence-this is why Hollywood shits out “action” movies with borderline sociopathic “hero” characters, like Terminator, Dirty Harry, Die Hard, etc.

            However, each of us (even YOU, “losinator”) also embraces the opposite of violence.
            Call it what you will-love, Higher Power, Universe, compassion-this “opposite of violence” engenders feelings of peace, good energy, relaxation, and a deep zest for life that makes EVERYTHING better, from sex to career.

            “Terminator” is a symptom of a social disease: The marketing and glorification of violent media.

            As individuals, Americans, and movie makers, we can do better!

            Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 2:50pm PDT  
    • Watch “Predator” (the first in the line), case closed!

      Comment by Templar X — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:44pm PDT  
      • Predators kill prey.
        I have no idea what you mean by “case closed”.
        But why would I-or any other rational person-need to watch a fictional movie about alien predators and prey?
        Isn’t there enough killing in nature and in America?
        I don’t find predators killing prey entertaining.
        If YOU do, that’s a disturbingly sad fact that you might want to keep to yourself.

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:46am PDT  
    • Another adult who enjoys watching Arnold. Check out TOTAL RECALL as well – solid stuff.

      Comment by Yo — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:54pm PDT  
      • Hey Yo, I wouldn’t check out “Total Recall” if YOU paid me!

        Though, when I hear Arnold’s “Total Recall” recommended, I regret that the citizens of Cal. didn’t create their own “Total Recall” of Arnold as Governator.
        Now THAT’s a “Total Recall” I’d check out!

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:53am PDT  
    • I do and will continue to watch Arnold. I am a 37 year old male. Married (happily) successful career with a 6 figure income in my 4000sq ft home that I will be able to retire at 61 in.
      What did your Mom bring you for dinner last night in her basement? I bet your a Van Damme fan aren’t ya.

      Comment by Rastamis — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 9:38am PDT  
      • “…successful career with a 6 figure income in my 4000sq ft home”

        And this relates to your Arnold hero worship… how?

        Congratulations buddy, you’re living the American Dream, as is your screen idol.

        May you retire at 61 in an even larger sq.ft home!

        Comment by I'll be back — Wednesday April 27, 2011 @ 3:13pm PDT  
  • Will the Terminator’s new weapon be a zimmer frame that fires laser beams? I can’t believe Ahnuld thinks he can recapture his glory days by returning to his signature role this late in the day.

    Comment by Anonymous — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:30pm PDT  
  • Make it NC-17 !

    Comment by rock — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:45pm PDT  
  • Terminator 5: Rise of the Colonoscopy

    Comment by bobweaver — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:50pm PDT  
    • LMAO but then you never know.

      Comment by Toni — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:44pm PDT  
  • He’ll be returning as an older and flabier Terminator.

    Comment by Alex — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:50pm PDT  
    • I hope they have him as the human that Skynet models the terminators skin after!!

      Comment by Tony — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 8:32pm PDT  
  • It’s a sad, horrible and self-loathing thing, but I’m one of those childish buffoons that would pay to see anything Terminator related.

    I saw the original when I was young, and it blew me away (the ideas and creativity there within are probably why I work in technology). The first film had such an impact, that I coughed up the 10 bucks to see the films after, each of which obviously fell short of the original. I also enjoyed the TV show, which was pretty good.

    So yeah, this Ahnuld problem upon us is completely on me, and people like me – so I apologize. If it makes it up for it, I recycle, respect my elders and treat animals with the dignity they deserve. :-)

    Comment by rob — Tuesday April 26, 2011 @ 4:51pm PDT  
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