New ‘Terminator 5′ film set for 2015

New ‘Terminator 5′ film set for 2015, Arnold Schwarzenegger may battle The Rock, Dwayne Johnson

Paramount, Annapurna Pictures, and Skydance Productions have announced that the new Terminator movie will be released in 2015, adding yet another massive release to that year’s calendar.

So, cue the cliche: He’ll be back.

Marketed as a rebooted Terminator movie, Terminator 5 will be the first in a new trilogy. Arnold Schwarzenegger has repeatedly said that he’ll be in the film and the most recent rumors have Dwayne Johnson possibly going toe-to-toe with Arnold.

Laeta Kalorgridis and Patrick Lussier wrote the screenplay as the film will arrive June 26, 2015.

                         The Rock

             Arnold Schwarzenegger

Here’s the press release:

    Skydance Productions, Annapurna Pictures and Paramount Pictures have jointly announced they will partner on a rebooted “TERMINATOR” movie, to be released by Paramount Pictures on June 26, 2015.

    The first in a stand-alone trilogy, “TERMINATOR” will be produced by Megan Ellison of Annapurna and David Ellison of Skydance. Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis (“Avatar,” “Shutter Island”) and Patrick Lussier (“Drive Angry”) are attached to write the screenplay.

    Launched in 1984 with star Arnold Schwarzenegger as the title character, “TERMINATOR” spanned 3 subsequent films, which have earned over $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

    David Ellison most recently executive produced, along with his partners at Paramount, “World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” and “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”. A 5th installment of in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise is in active development, along with a 3rd film in the “G.I. Joe” franchise, among other films.

    Megan Ellison most recently produced the Academy Award®-nominated “Zero Dark Thirty,” “The Master” and executive produced “Spring Breakers” via her Annapurna Pictures banner and has David O. Russell’s “American Hustle,” Spike Jonze’s “Her,” and Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” set for release later this year.


               Dwayne Johnson

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