Greatest Movie Death: The Terminator

The (very belated) “death” of the T-800 in The Terminator (1984) – I know this is not strictly a human death but it lingered in the consciousness long after the film had finished.

I saw the film on VHS in 1986 and had NO IDEA what the story was about or even if the guy from Conan The Barbarian was gonna play a good guy or a bad guy (NB – back then, it took anywhere from a year to 18 months for a cinema film to come out on video in the UK).

The Terminator Reboot Has Found Its Sarah Connor

?Said to be one of two finalists for the role last week, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has won the role of Sarah Connor in the upcoming Terminator reboot.

Deadline has the news, reporting that Clarke joins the already-attached Arnold Schwarzenegger with Jason Clarke nearly set to play a later version of Sarah Connor’s son, John Connor.

Jason Clarke in Talks to Play John Connor in the Terminator Reboot

Deadline is reporting that Zero Dark Thirty actor Jason Clarke is in early talks to take on the role of John Connor in the upcoming Terminator reboot, which is rumored to be titled Terminator: Genesis.

This announcement comes just one week after Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke emerged as the frontrunner for the Sarah Connor role, with Short Term 12’s Brie Larson still in contention as well.

Terminator Reboot Also Paves the Way for a New TV Series, Of Course

The action franchise heading back the big screen in 2015, Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures are now looking at bringing Terminator to television as well. The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that a new series is in development that will tie into the Alan Taylor film. Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, the pair behind X-Men: First Class and Thor, will provide the script for the pilot.