Now that the robotic, death-dealing cat is out of the bag as far as Terminator Genisys goes, Skydance and Paramount are really going all out to impress that its new approach to franchise hero John Connor is one way in which the upcoming blockbuster is “boldly” reinventing the rules of the Terminator franchise.
We’ll find out whether or not that gamble is going to pay off for the studios when the pic opens at the start of July, but in the meantime, a fresh crop of posters has gone a step further by identifying all the major players – including Jason Clarke not as John Connor but as the “T-3000.”
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That’s right – this time around, Skynet seems to have gotten its claws into the future leader of the resistance, and Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney), along with the trusty T-800 (Arnold Schwarzenegger), are none too happy about it. The official plot synopsis is below, but the give-away really came in the latest trailer for the pic, which Skydance and Paramount seemingly green-lit after fearing that audiences were writing Terminator Genisys off as an unappealing, unnecessary cash-grab.
The pic opens July 1.
When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future…