Paramount Pictures just unveiled the first official photo from the untitled Terminator film which is currently in production. The latest sequel/reboot of the Terminator franchise is targeting a November 22, 2019 theatrical release date.
The first photo features the film’s stars Natalia Reyes as “Dani Ramos,” Mackenzie Davis as “Grace,” and Linda Hamilton reprising her role as “Sarah Connor.” The cast also includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta.
Tim Miller (Deadpool) is directing and James Cameron and David Ellison are serving as producers. The untitled Terminator project is executive produced by Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn, Tim Miller, John Kelly, and Edward Cheng.
The new Terminator is the sixth of the sci-fi action film franchise. The series kicked off with The Terminator in 1984, followed by Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 1991. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines arrived in 2003, Terminator Salvation opened in theaters in 2009, and the most recent entry, Terminator Genisys, was released in 2015.
Linda Hamilton returns to the franchise after originating the role of Sarah Connor in the original Terminator. Hamilton also starred in ’91’s Terminator 2. Emilia Clarke stepped into the role in 2015’s Terminator Genisys. Another Game of Thrones actress, Lena Headey, portrayed the character in the short-lived television series, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Over the years Sarah Connor’s son, John, has been brought to life in the franchise by Edward Furlong, Nick Stahl, Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, and Thomas Dekker.
James Cameron directed the first and second Terminator films, with Jonathan Mostow (U-571) taking over the reins for Terminator 3. McG (Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle) took on the task of directing Terminator Salvation and Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) was at the helm of Terminator Genisys.
The original Terminator completed its theatrical run with a box office take of $78 million. The second film proved to be the most successful of the franchise, ringing up $520 million worldwide before exiting theaters.