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They’re making the Terminator NOW

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I’m still cathing up on a few things so this may be a little late but the good folks over at Paramount were kind enough to share their press release announcing that principle photography has begun on the Terminator reboot! Directed by Alan Taylor, starring Governator and Emilia (Khaleesi) Clarke, and filming in New Orleans, clearly success is in this franchises’ future…

 

Here’s the PR:

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND SKYDANCE PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE THE START OF

PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE “TERMINATOR” REBOOT

 

HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 23, 2014) – Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that principal photography is officially underway on the “TERMINATOR” reboot, directed by Alan Taylor (“THOR: THE DARK WORLD,” “Game of Thrones”). The film is shooting in New Orleans.

 

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (“AVATAR,” “SHUTTER ISLAND”) and Patrick Lussier (“DRIVE ANGRY”). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (“WORLD WAR Z,” “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance’s Paul Schwake (“WORLD WAR Z,” “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”), Annapurna Pictures’ Megan Ellison (“AMERICAN HUSTLE,” “HER”), Kalogridis and Lussier.

 

“TERMINATOR” stars Arnold Schwarzenegger (“THE EXPENDABLES 1 & 2,” “TERMINATOR 1, 2 & 3”), Jason Clarke (“THE GREAT GATSBY,” “ZERO DARK THIRTY”), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”), Jai Courtney (“DIVERGENT,” “JACK REACHER”), J.K. Simmons (“MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN,” “UP IN THE AIR”), Dayo Okeniyi (“THE HUNGER GAMES,” “THE SPECTACULAR NOW”), and Byung Hun Lee (“RED 2,” “G.I. JOE: RETALIATION”).

 

The “TERMINATOR” franchise launched in 1984 with Schwarzenegger as the title character and spanned three subsequent films, which have earned more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

 

Paramount will distribute the film worldwide on July 1, 2015.

 

 

Source: Paramount Pictures

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