And here it is, a release date for the new TERMINATOR! 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 26th, 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 (SHUTTER ISLAND) and Patrick Lussier (DRIVE ANGRY) are attached to write the screenplay.
David Ellison most recently executive produced, along with his partners at Paramount, WORLD WAR Z.
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.
There you have it folks. June 26th, 2015 is the big day. TERMINATOR is headed back to theaters whether we like it or not and it looks like we can expect a stand-alone trilogy this time around.