Arnold Schwarzenegger promised “I’ll be back,” and he will be back – exactly 30 years after the first The Terminator movie .
The first four Terminator movies were produced and released by various studios., while Terminator 5 is a Paramount Pictures production and release. The movie Terminator 5 was financed by multi-billionaire Larry Ellison’s kids, daughter, Megan Ellison, who owns Annapurna Pictures and son, David Ellison, who owns Skydance Productions. Larry Ellison is the founder of Oracle and owner of 98% the island of Lana’i in Hawai’i.
Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) and Laeta Kalogridis (White House Down) wrote the Terminator 5 (AKA Terminator: Genesis) screenplay, which, according to Arnold Schwarzenegger, was completed in early June 2013.
The original The Terminator was released in theaters by Orion Pictures on October 26, 1984 and earned $38 million in 1984 box office dollars.
Terminator 2 was released in theaters on July 3, 1991 by Columbia Pictures and grabbed $204 million. No Terminator movie has come close to the box office success of the second in the film franchise.
Terminator 3 was released in theaters on July 2, 2003 by Warner Bros., and grabbed $150 million at the movie box office.
And Terminator 4 was released in theaters on May 21, 2009 by Warner Bros., taking in a tepid $125 million.
It has been confirmed that the fifth Terminator film will be Rated-R. Many speculated that the reason why the fourth Terminator film bombed was because of its PG-13 rating, compared to the R-rating of all of its predecessors.
Oscar wining director of Titanic, James Cameron, launched The Terminator big screen franchise, directing the original in 1984.
The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be 67 years old when Terminator 5 is released.
Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen, on Game Of Thrones, plays Sarah Connor in Terminator: Genesis.
In the press release the movie studios made mention that this Terminator, Terminator: Genesis, is not a sequel, but the first, in a stand-alone trilogy.