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Terminator reboot may just be changing name

11 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

News Simon Brew 24 Apr 2014 - 06:45

The officlal start of production press release for the new Terminator movie lands. But has its name changed?

There may be something to this, there may be not. But it looks as if Paramount may yet be tinkering with the name of the now-filming new Terminator film.

For some time, the film has been known as Terminator: Genesis, but the official start of production press release has now been issued by Skydance and Paramount, and the title of the film is simply Terminator on it.

Of course, it's possible to read too much into that, but the film is now directly referred to as the Terminator reboot. Given the film's apparent ties to Terminator 2, it sounds more like a belated sequel to us at the moment.

Here's the official press release anyway. More on the film as we hear it...

Hollywood, CA (April 23, 2014) –

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Bollywood Does 'Avatar': Get a Look at India's First 3D, Motion-Captured Film

18 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Bollywood cinema has come a long way in a very short amount of time – and now India is set to tackle a new cinematic frontier with the release of its first 3D motion-capture animated feature, the epic adventure film Kochadaiiyaan: The Legend. Unfortunately, Kochadaiiyaan has garnered some negative publicity for the quality of its digital animation. Yes, the visuals look incredibly simplistic compared to something like James Cameron’s Avatar, but it’s easy to forget that this is Bollywood’s first attempt at this kind of film. We weren’t exactly knocking it out of the park in the early days of computer-generated imagery, either – and we were working with significantly larger budgets. Kochadaiiyaan may not look as cutting edge as the CG...

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- Mike Bracken

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The Terminator Reboot Begins Filming

18 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have announced that the latest installment of The Terminator franchise has started filming. For those that missed our previous coverage, here’s the official release date and a breakdown of the main cast:

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that principal photography is officially underway on the “Terminator” reboot, directed by Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Game of Thrones”). The film is shooting in New Orleans.

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (“Avatar,” “Shutter Island”) and Patrick Lussier (“Drive Angry”). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (“World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance’s Paul Schwake (“World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”), Annapurna PicturesMegan Ellison (“American Hustle,” “Her”), Kalogridis and Lussier.

Terminator” stars Arnold Schwarzenegger (“The Expendables 1 & 2,” “Terminator 1, 2 & 3”), Jason Clarke (“The Great Gatsby,” “Zero Dark Thirty”), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”), Jai Courtney (“Divergent, »

- Jonathan James

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See Arnold Schwarzenegger in Full Terminator Gear!

20 hours ago | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A new image from the now shooting Terminator: Genesis, the fifth film in the Terminator franchise, has arrived online featuring Arnold dressed to the lethal nines... trademark sunglasses, leather jacket, et al. Check it out!

From the Press Release

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced that principal photography is officially under way on the Terminator reboot, directed by Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World, “Game of Thrones”). The film is shooting in New Orleans.

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance’s Paul Schwake (World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness), Annapurna PicturesMegan Ellison (American Hustle, Her), Kalogridis, and Lussier.

Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Expendables 1 & 2, Terminator 1, 2 & 3), Jason Clarke (The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”), Jai Courtney (Divergent, »

- Steve Barton

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Terminator Reboot Begins Filming – Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger

20 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that principal photography is officially underway on the Terminator reboot, directed by Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Game of Thrones”).

The film is shooting in New Orleans and Paramount will distribute the film worldwide on July 1, 2015.

Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger (“The Expendables 1 & 2,” “Terminator 1, 2 & 3”), Jason Clarke (“The Great Gatsby,”“Zero Dark Thirty”), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”), Jai Courtney (“Divergent,” “Jack Reacher”), J.K. Simmons (“Men, Women & Children,” “Up In The Air”), Dayo Okeniyi (“The Hunger Games,” “The Spectacular Now”), and Byung Hun Lee (“Red 2,” “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”).

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (“Avatar,” “Shutter Island”) and Patrick Lussier (“Drive Angry”). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (“World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance’s Paul Schwake (“World War Z,” “Star Trek Into Darkness”), Annapurna PicturesMegan Ellison (“American Hustle,” “Her”), Kalogridis and Lussier. »

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel shooting in New Zealand

23 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel will shoot in New Zealand.

Film Auckland chairman Alex Lee confirmed that The Weinstein Company's martial arts film The Green Destiny will take advantage of the country's newly increased production incentives.

He told Radio New Zealand that the changes to the country's Large Budget Screen Production Grant subsidy - which now allows major productions to claim back up to 25% of their budget - was instrumental in getting the film greenlit.

Michelle Yeoh will reprise her role as Yu Shu Lien in the movie, with Donnie Yen signed on as Silent Wolf.

James Cameron's Avatar sequels will also take advantage of New Zealand's incentives.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny will be directed by Woo-ping Yuen, who was the fight choreographer on the original 2000 movie. »

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel ready to shoot in New Zealand

23 April 2014 10:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The prequel to the hugely successful epic martial arts Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – entitled The Green Destiny – has been in the works for some time now but production has stalled due to complications with filming schedules and locations.

However the ball is now firmly set to roll with the news that new regulations regarding filming incentives in New Zealand have been approved and a representative from Film Auckland confirmed that the prequel will begin filming in July of this year.

Speaking on Radio New Zealand, the chairman of Film Auckland said, “It’s quite clear that until the decision to increase the incentives for international films to come to New Zealand we were just not competitive…When this change was made, it signalled to the world that we’re open for business again.”

The new regulation states that production companies can claim back up to 25% of their budgets as rebates »

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'Terminator' Reboot Begins Principal Photography

23 April 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Paramount and Skydance Productions officially announced the start of production on Terminator: Genesis. The interesting thing about the following PR is that they are not calling it that anymore. They are now calling it the 'Terminator Reboot' (or rather: Terminator). Here is the official word from the studio.

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that principal photography is officially underway on the Terminator reboot, directed by Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World). The film is shooting in New Orleans.

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar; Battle Angel) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (World War Z) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance's Paul Schwake (Star Trek Into Darkness), Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison (American Hustle), Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier.

Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi, and Byung-hun Lee.

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"Crouching Tiger" Sequel Films In New Zealand

23 April 2014 9:27 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"The Green Destiny," the upcoming sequel to Ang Lee's acclaimed martial arts fantasy feature "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," is set to be shot in New Zealand.

The Weinstein Company-produced film will take advantage of the country's newly increased production incentives and will join the soon to film trilogy of "Avatar" sequels which is also scheduled to begin production later this year in New Zealand.

Film Auckland chairman Alex Lee tells Radio New Zealand that the green light for the film was made possible by recent policy changes which now allows major productions to claim back up to 25% of their budget as rebates.

The story will be based on "Iron Knight, Silver Vase" by Wang Du Lu, the next book in the Crane-Iron Pentalogy. Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen star.

Production on the film is due to start in July and will take place in both New Zealand and China.

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- Garth Franklin

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Simon Kinberg Talks X-men: Days Of Future Past Budget and Opening Scene; Says Opening Introduces Refugee Mutants

23 April 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The superhero sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past is certainly one of the more ambitious undertakings of the past few years.  Not only does the film mix the original X-Men cast with the younger X-Men: First Class cast, but it also introduces the long-awaited Sentinels for the first time, takes place in two time periods, and essentially chronicles a mutant apocalypse.  As such, it wasn’t a huge shock when reports surfaced that Days of Future Past might have the largest budget of any Fox film except for Avatar. When Steve recently sat down with Days of Future Past writer/producer Simon Kinberg, he addressed the film’s budget and also talked about the scope of the pic, specifically describing the opening scene of the movie.  The pic begins in the future as the mutants face extinction, and Kinberg talked about their approach to the cold open of the movie, »

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Paramount and Skydance Start Filming Terminator Reboot

23 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Following Skydance Production's previous Facebook post , the company and Paramount Pictures have now officially announced the start of principal photography on what they are calling the Terminator "reboot." Directed by Alan Taylor ( Thor: The Dark World , "Game of Thrones"), the film is shooting in New Orleans. The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis ( Avatar , Shutter Island ) and Patrick Lussier ( Drive Angry ). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg ( World War Z , Star Trek Into Darkness ) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance's Paul Schwake ( World War Z , Star Trek Into Darkness ), Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison ( American Hustle , Her ), Kalogridis and Lussier. Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, »

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Paramount and Skydance Start Filming Terminator Reboot

23 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Following Skydance Production's previous Facebook post , the company and Paramount Pictures have now officially announced the start of principal photography on what they are calling the Terminator "reboot." Directed by Alan Taylor ( Thor: The Dark World , "Game of Thrones"), the film is shooting in New Orleans. The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis ( Avatar , Shutter Island ) and Patrick Lussier ( Drive Angry ). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg ( World War Z , Star Trek Into Darkness ) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance's Paul Schwake ( World War Z , Star Trek Into Darkness ), Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison ( American Hustle , Her ), Kalogridis and Lussier. Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, »

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Bill Paxton Will Do Anything to Join Avatar 2

22 April 2014 7:02 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Bill Paxton is not only a good friend of director James Cameron, but the two have worked together on plenty of films, including "The Terminator," "Aliens," "True Lies," "Titanic" and "Ghosts of the Abyss." So during a WonderCon panel for "Edge of Tomorrow," Paxton was asked whether Cameron asked him to play a role in any of the three upcoming "Avatar" sequels. Paxton's reply was pretty funny. "I describe Jim Cameron calling me up as being like the Batphone in my house," he explained. "It's like Commissioner Gordon. 'Yes, Jim, what do you want me to do? Set myself on fire? Tell people I have a little d*ck? I'm in! I'm in, Jim!" »

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The First 5 Minutes of How To Train Your Dragon 2 Soars!

22 April 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | SmellsLikeScreenSpirit | See recent SmellsLikeScreenSpirit news »

Yahoo Movies has posted the first 5 minutes of this summer's How to Train Your Dragon 2 and it appears as if the good folks over at Dreamworks Animation have another home run on their hands. The voice talent, score, and visual animators are all going big here and I can't wait to see the rest of the movie. 2010 was a great year for animated movies (Toy Story 3, Tangled, Despicable Me) but I'd say that the first How to Train Your Dragon was the biggest surprise of them all. It was a largely original story, had an epic scope, and contained flying sequences that rivaled anything James Cameron did in his masterful Avatar. Few movies, whether animated or not, have been able to pull off telling an epic story while also having a real and relatable dramatic feel. The first movie was a resounding success and all indications are that »

- Matthew McKibben

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‘Terminator: Genesis’ Begins Production; First Set Images Emerge

22 April 2014 6:49 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

One of the most interesting things about the Terminator franchise is that it has, to date, generally revolved around characters attempting to reboot their own future. Now the filmmakers on the sci-fi series are joining the fun, by rebooting the series’ continuity with the upcoming installment, tentatively known as Terminator: Genesis.

Official details are scarce on the script for the next Terminator movie, though it’s expected that Genesis will return the franchise to its sci-fi/horror roots, based on the backgrounds of screenwriter/producer Laeta Kalogridis (Bionic Woman, Avatar) and writer/director Patrick Lussier (Dracula 2000, Drive Angry), who co-wrote the Genesis screenplay together. Additionally, Arnold Schwarzenegger is starring in the movie as a version of the T-800 model robot seen in ...

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Terminator: Genesis Officially Begins Production

21 April 2014 5:21 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Production on Alan Taylor's Terminator: Genesis has officially kicked off!  We got word of the start of the Skydance Productions reboot via the production company itself, which has posted an early slate that features both Taylor's name alongside a sticker that reads "R.I.P. Sarah" as part of the Slates for Sarah movement.  Although it's not much to go on as far as the movie is concerned, it's good to hear that the picture is underway, especially with a theatrical release date coming in a little over a year. Terminator: Genesis stars Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Jason Clarke as John Connor, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, Dayo Okeniyi as Danny Dyson, and, of course, Arnold Schwarzenegger in the role that made him a household name.  Hit the jump to see Skydance's start-of-production announcement for Terminator: Genesis. Here's the first behind-the-scenes glance at the set of Terminator: Genesis »

- Dave Trumbore

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Bill Paxton Waiting By His “Batphone” For ‘Avatar’ Sequel Call

21 April 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Bill Paxton and James Cameron are more than just co-workers. Besides the fact they’ve worked together on The Terminator, Aliens, True Lies, Titanic and Ghosts of the Abyss, they’re actually real life friends too. Could we see Bill Paxton in Avatar sequels? So at this year’s Warner Bros. WonderCon panel, which Paxton was attending to promote Edge of […]

The post Bill Paxton Waiting By His “Batphone” For ‘Avatar’ Sequel Call appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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8 Biggest Movie And TV News This Week (April 19)

19 April 2014 1:25 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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It’s been a bit of a crazy week in the movie industry, and we’ve got a whole host of things to discuss in regards to the biggest movie and TV news that dominated our RSS feeds over the last seven days. Tinseltown is a busy place, and now that we’re getting farther into 2014 we’re getting more and more updates about what movies will be dominating our cinemas for the foreseeable future, and which shows we’ll likely be tuning into week after week.

We’ve got a few new comic book adaptations on the way that will grace both the small screen and the silver screen; and we heard updates about whether or not Spider-Man could ever fight alongside the Avengers, or if Fox wants the Fantastic Four showing up alongside the X-Men. We’ve also got a big casting rumour to cross »

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Avatar Star Stephen Lang Heads from Pandora to Salem

18 April 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

This Sunday night marks the season premiere of Wgn America's "Salem," which kicks off at 10/9c. As we anxiously await the start of the televised witch hunt, a familiar face has just come on board the series, and we've got all the character details for ya today!

Per Deadline, Avatar's Stephen Lang has been tapped for a recurring role in the drama, playing Increase Mather, an old-line, hard-core Puritan who led the way across the ocean to the Promised Land in the late 1600s. Intellectually, spiritually, and politically, he’s the most influential man in the country — and the most feared.

"Stephen Lang is a tremendous actor armed with an almost frightening knowledge of history and psychology — perfect for our twisted Salem, where Increase Mather is a man driven to monstrous deeds by the intensity of his convictions and a loving father who torments his son precisely out of love, »

- John Squires

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Syfy Renews Face Off for a Seventh Season

18 April 2014 10:12 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

While it probably won’t come as a surprise, Syfy announced that Face Off will be back for a seventh season that will kick off in July. Here’s a look at the official press release that also reveals that a new judge will be joining the special effects make-up competition:

“After a bold and extreme season of competition, three artists remain in the fight for the title of season 6 Face Off champion – George Schminky of Walnut Creek, CA by way of Puerto Rico; Rashaad Santiago of Bronx, NY; and Tyler Green of Litchfield, Ct. For their final challenge, they will each create a pair of rival alien races, all of whom will be performing in an electrifying dance performance for world famous music producer and DJ, Rusko. The season 6 finale episode of Face Off airs Tuesday, April 22 at 9Pm Et/Pt on Syfy.

Syfy also confirms that the critically-acclaimed »

- Jonathan James

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