Terminator: Dark Fate – what you need to know

Terminators most famous line is all too relevant now as he is BACK! The Terminator: Dark Fate hits cinemas and Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton have returned! Now with the return of James Cameron as well, here is everything you need to know about the film! 

The Basics 

Rated a certificate 15.

Directed by Tim Miller who has also directed films such as Deadpool. 

James Cameron was part of the team who created the story and the screenplay is by David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes and Billy Ray. Goyer has worked on films like ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘Batman Begins’. Ray has worked on films like ‘The Hunger Games’. 

The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Mackenzie Davis. 

The film runs for 2 hours 8 minutes! 

The film 

Based in 2022. 

In 2017, it was announced that Miller would direct the film. 

Filming began in March 2018. 

The filming was done in a number of locations including; Spain, Hungary and the UK. 

This film will be the sixth and final film in the series. 

Released on the 35th anniversary of the 1984 Terminator. 

Filming finished filming in November 2018. 

Cameron considers the film to be a direct sequel of his own Terminator films, as he was not a part of the 2003, 2009 or 2015 versions. 

Hamilton had to be told to stop smiling when shooting a gun. 

This film disregards what happens in the other films James Cameron was not involved in. 

Schwarzenegger’s double is Brett Azar who has been his body double before. 

The Terminator was delayed to avoid competition from ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’. It’s competition is now ‘Charlie’s Angels’. 

Hamilton revealed that she got into shape for the role so much that the production team built her a new bottom. She said “They added bottom. Something you don’t ever see coming in your life. Who wants more bottom?”

There were rumours that Michael Biehn would be back to play Kyle Reese however, he confirmed in an interview that he would not be back. 

Speaking of a potential movie in the future Hamilton said “It’ll have to do really well, because it was really pricey. So it’s going to have to turn quite a lot of money before it goes into profit.” 

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