terminator dark fate john connor

It was the question on everyone’s lips after the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate hit: Where is John Connor? The prophesied leader of the resistance against a war against Skynet and the savior of the world is seemingly nowhere to be seen in the newest Terminator film, despite the return of familiar franchise faces Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the T-800 cyborg.

But producer and franchise creator James Cameron assures that a connection between Terminator: Dark Fate and John Connor still exists. In fact, despite the future resistance leader’s notable non-appearance, Terminator: Dark Fate will be a continuation of John Connor’s story.

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NECA Terminator 2 John Connor Action Figure

San Diego Comic-Con is right around the corner, and some of the best exclusives for the annual convention come from toy manufacturer NECA. They’ve already revealed a new four-pack of figures from the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies, and now they’re bringing a new Terminator 2: Judgment Day figure to the table that fans have wanted for a long time.

NECA has already released several outstanding action figures from James Cameron’s 1992 Terminator sequel, but today they finally announced that John Connor will be joining the roster as a San Diego Comic-Con 2019 exclusive, and he even comes with the dirt bike that he uses to skip school and speed around Los Angeles. Read More »

Terminator Dark Fate Featurette

This morning, the first teaser trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate arrived online. Since this Terminator sequel is actually bringing back Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as an aged T-800 cyborg again, producer James Cameron has some explaining to do as to what’s going on with this sequel.

A Terminator: Dark Fate featurette has arrived, and for those who haven’t been keeping up with the Terminator news beat, it explains how the movie fits into the timeline. Plus, for all those who were disappointed by the visual effects used to bring the new Terminators to life, this featurette also plays up the practical side of production to give it that gritty, realistic feel that made Terminator 2: Judgment Day such an action classic. Read More »

terminator dark fate trailer

Is there any electricity left in the rusty metal exoskeleton of the Terminator franchise? We’re about to find out with Terminator 6, aka Terminator: Dark FateDeadpool director Tim Miller helms this latest entry, which not only boasts the return of Linda Hamilton to the franchise, but also Terminator creator James Cameron, who came up with the new story with Miller. This marks Cameron’s first direct involvement with a Terminator sequel since Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Watch the Terminator: Dark Fate trailer below.

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Terminator Dark Fate Photos

Terminator: Dark Fate is the next installment in the increasingly confusing Terminator franchise. Following the disappointment of Terminator Genisys, Paramount Pictures and producer James Cameron went back to the drawing board, and this time they’re bringing back one of the best things to happen to the Terminator franchise: Linda Hamilton. Not only is the mother of John Connor still a total badass, but she’s joined by Mackenzie Davis, looking like she’s been given all the best tips about taking on deadly cyborgs from the future.

Speaking of which, a batch of new photos reveal the new Terminator played by Gabriel Luna (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD), the aged Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and a couple new looks at Linda Hamilton and Mackenzie Davis looking like they’re not going to put up with anyone’s bullshit. Check out the Terminator Dark Fate photos below. Read More »

terminator dark fate soundtrack

Junkie XL, AKA Tom Holkenborg, is set to lend his signature sound to the Terminator: Dark Fate soundtrack. The composer, who has provided scores for Mad Max: Fury Road and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, also worked with Dark Fate director Tim Miller before on Deadpool. The sixth (and potentially final) Terminator film hopes to restore some dignity to a series that’s been on shaky ground for years.

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terminator 6 title

Terminator 6 now has a real title, and it’s one we’ve heard before: Terminator: Dark Fate. Producer James Cameron mentioned this as the working title last month, and it has now been confirmed as official. As far as titles go, it’s not great. Especially since it’s very close to an actual quote from the franchise, which asks the question: why not use that instead?

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terminator 6 direction

When it comes to the Terminator films after Terminator 2: Judgement Day, James Cameron‘s involvement is nominal. He gets a credit, cashes a check, and plans some more Avatar films. But that’s not the case with Terminator 6, AKA Terminator: Dark Fate. According to the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cameron worked closely with director Tim Miller to get the film made. Could that mean the old Terminator magic is back?

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New Terminator Sequel

Against all odds, another installment of the Terminator franchise is coming this fall. Even though every attempt to bring the franchise back to life after Terminator 2: Judgement Day has mostly been a failure, 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures think they have something that will bring audiences back, especially with James Cameron more involved as a producer this time. Though we’re still in the dark about what Terminator 6 will bring to the table, Cameron recently revealed some new tidbits while making the publicity rounds for Alita: Battle Angel.

Even though James Cameron has been quite secretive about the forthcoming Avatar sequels that he’s working on, he had no problem giving up the Terminator 6 working title and opening up a little bit about Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s involvement this time around. Get the scoop on all that below. Read More »

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Life-Size Terminator Statue

As the future looks more and more bleak, you’re gonna want some kind of protection. So why not buy one of the future’s deadliest weapons?

Chronicle Collectibles is teaming up with Cinemaquette to offer an updated life-size T-800 Endokseleton statue inspired by the cyborg’s look in Terminator: Genisys. It stands at an intimidating 6-foot, 5-inches, has chrome plating, and even comes with glowing LED eyes, and a removable brain chip. Check out the life-size Terminator statue below. Read More »