Monday, November 5, 2012

'The Terminator" Re-Wired For Reboot

According to Annapurna Pictures, rights holder of "The Terminator", the company is developing another "Terminator" TV series and a reboot film.

Producer Megan Ellison of Annapurna Pictures purchased the rights to the "Terminator" May 2011, with the stipulation that if nothing is done with the property by 2018, the rights to the series revert back to "Terminator" co-creator James Cameron.

"The Terminator" began its journey in 1984, co-written (with Gale Anne Hurd) and directed by Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, and Linda Hamilton, produced by Hemdale Film Corporation and distributed by Orion Pictures.

Schwarzenegger plays the 'Terminator', a 'cyborg' sent back in time from the year 2029 to 1984 to kill 'Sarah Connor' (Hamilton). Biehn plays 'Kyle Reese', a soldier from the future sent back in time to protect Sarah.

Three sequels were produced including "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" (1991), "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" (2003), and "Terminator Salvation" (2009).

The TV series spin-off, "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" aired in 2008.

In 2008, The Terminator was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry, being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

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