Terminator Genisys set visit

After the jump:

  • The Chronicles of Narnia 4 script is finally complete
  • Todd Solondz reveals his Dollhouse semi-sequel cast
  • Ewan McGregor wants to do a Trainspotting sequel
  • Vin Diesel wants Helen Mirren for Fast & Furious 8
  • Here’s why Will Smith opted out of Independence Day 2
  • The Jurassic Park theme shoots to the top of the charts
  • Jurassic World ties yet another box office record
  • Sylvester Stallone shares another image from Creed
  • A new Ted 2 poster pays homage to Flash Gordon
  • Ethan Hunt assembles his crew in a new M:I5 poster
  • Arnie is taking the Terminator series one film at a time
  • Things go boom in Terminator: Genisys B-roll footage
  • And let’s finish off with more Terminator clips and spots

After entering development in 2013, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair finally has a script. “Completed the final draft of The Silver Chair today,” confirmed screenwriter David Magee on Twitter. “I’ve had the immense pleasure to work on the project for over a year now. So fulfilling.” Which is great news, but I’ll be honest: I forgot this project was happening at all. [NarniaWeb via Collider]

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Todd Solondz has assembled a memorable cast for his Welcome to the Dollhouse semi-sequel Weiner-Dog. Kieran Culkin, Danny DeVito, Brie Larson, Ellen Burstyn, Zosia Mamet, and Tracy Letts have been added to the project. They join Julie Delpy and Greta Gerwig, the latter of whom plays a grown-up Dawn Weiner. [THR]

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Ewan McGregor is excited for the Trainspotting sequel, because he “missed” working with director Danny Boyle. Unfortunately, he doesn’t sound totally certain it’s going to happen. “I’ve never seen a script,” he said. “I don’t know if it’s happening or not happening. But he knows that I would be up for it.” [The Playlist]

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Jason Statham might have some competition for the title of Furious 8‘s most fearsome Brit. Vin Diesel has heard about Helen Mirren‘s “great ambition” to do a Fast and Furious movie, and he’d be more than happy to make it a reality. “Of course I would! Who wouldn’t? It’s Helen,” he said. “I love Helen Mirren. Get your act together, Helen! I love you!” [Access Hollywood]

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If you’re bummed Will Smith isn’t back for Independence Day 2, you can go ahead and blame After Earth. Roland Emmerich explains: “I wanted to work with him and he was very excited to be in it, but then after a while, you know, he just was tired of sequels and he did another science fiction film, which was his father-son story, so he opted out.” [Collider]

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We already know Jurassic Park is enjoying a record-breaking box office run, but Exhibitor Relations points out another impressive fact about its $106 million second weekend.

The first film, for the record, was The Avengers in 2012. [Twitter]

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Oh, and speaking of Jurassic World, it’s doing so well it’s actually pulled a 22-year-old tune to the top of the music charts. John Williams‘ Jurassic Park theme has leapt to #1 on Billboard’s Classic Digital Songs list. #2 on the list is a cover of that same theme by The Piano Guys. Meanwhile, Michael Giacchino‘s Jurassic World soundtrack sits at #6 on the Soundtracks list. [Billboard]

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