Article, "Terminator's Real Daddy," Published in "The Guardian," 17 November 2006.
J. C. | Jim Cameron | James Cameron and his Lawyers | H.A. Milton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I went from driving a truck to becoming a movie director, with a little time working with Roger Corman in between. When I wrote The Terminator, I sold the rights at that time - that was my shot to get the film made. So I've never owned the rights in the time that the franchise has been developed. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to direct the second film and do so on my own creative terms, ...
Wrote a screenplay for Spider-Man
(2002), but was turned down by the studios, due to the fact that his version of Spider-Man was "too violent". Sam Raimi
's version got the green light instead.
Known on-set for being very tough and demanding, and having a temper... hence his nickname "Iron Jim". However, off-set he is known to be very kind.