Terminator Genisys

Terminator: Genisys
  • 2015
  • US
  • 2h 5min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Alan Taylor
  • Cast: Emilia Clarke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, Matt Smith
  • UK release: 26 June 2015

More time-travel hi-jinks as the Resistance battles Skynet and timelines collide all over the shop. Solidly workmanlike action sequences meet bewilderingly confusing writing and the characters are soon as lost as the audience, in what feels more like a parody of the franchise than the dawn of a new era.

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Terminator Genisys

1 Jul 20152 stars

Arnie's back in a confusing reboot / sequel that fails to reinvigorate the franchise

'Time travel gives me a headache!' someone complains in this ambitious but bonkers addition to a once great, highly influential sci-fi action franchise. We’re right there with you, pal. While our narrator (Jai Courtney, as the hulking new incarnation of…

Emilia Clarke surprised by Terminator stunts

25 Jun 2015

Film gossip

Emilia Clarke didn't realise she'd have to do her own action scenes in 'Terminator Genisys'. The 28-year-old actress portrays Sarah Connor in the latest installment of the futuristic franchise and she admits that until she started filming, she had…

Emilia Clarke credits Game of Thrones for Terminator role

20 Apr 2015

Film gossip

Emilia Clarke thinks her role in 'Game of Thrones' secured her the part of Sarah Connor in the new 'Terminator' movie. The 28-year-old actress, who stars as Daenerys Targaryen in the popular TV show, was cast opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Genisys…

Arnold Schwarzenegger bulks up

7 Feb 2015

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been bulking up for 'Terminator Genisys'. The 67-year-old actor is returning to play the cyborg assassin in the forthcoming fifth movie in the franchise and despite being in shape, he admits he wasn't as muscular as when he…

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'knew' he'd star in another Terminator movie

31 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger "always knew" he'd star in another 'Terminator' movie. The 67-year-old actor - the former governor of California - insists he wasn't surprised when he got a call from producers to appear in the upcoming blockbuster 'Terminator…

Plot details of Terminator: Genisys revealed

30 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Plot details of 'Terminator: Genisys' have been revealed. In the upcoming film, Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator will raise the character of Sarah Connor, who was orphaned at the age of nine and has spent the majority of her life being protected by a…

Arnold Schwarzenegger confirms title of 'Terminator Genisys'

6 Aug 2014

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced the fifth 'Terminator' film is called 'Terminator Genisys.' The 67-year-old actor confirmed the title of the upcoming movie in the series, which is currently in production and also stars Emilia Clake, Matt Smith and…

Arnold Schwarzenegger to play ageing robot

27 Mar 2014

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger will play an ageing T-800 in 'Terminator: Genesis'. The 66-year-old actor and former bodybuilder - who was catapulted to fame after starring in 1984's 'The Terminator' - will reprise his role as the titular cyborg in the…

Terminator: Genesis has 'hardcore action'

18 Mar 2014

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger says 'Terminator: Genesis' has the "same feel" as the second film in the franchise. The 66-year-old star - who was forced to step down from participating in the films while he was the Governor of California between 2003 and 2011…

J.K. Simmons in talks for Terminator: Genesis

14 Mar 2014

Film gossip

J.K. Simmons is in talks for 'Terminator: Genesis'. The 59-year-old actor is negotiating the role of an alcoholic detective who has followed the strange case which involves Sarah - who was originally the Terminator's target - and robots for more than…

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'looking forward' to Terminator: Genesis

3 Mar 2014

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger is "really looking forward" to working on the 'Terminator: Genesis'. The 66-year-old star was forced to step down from participating in the franchise while he was the Governor of California between 2003 - 2011, but is delighted to…

Emilia Clarke lands Terminator role

16 Dec 2013

Film gossip

Emilia Clarke has been cast as Sarah Connor in 'Terminator: Genesis'. The 'Game of Thrones' actress has won the lead role in the sci-fi reboot, which will be directed by Alan Taylor and see Arnold Schwarzenegger reprise his famous robot role. According…

Jason Clarke to play John Connor in Terminator?

12 Dec 2013

Film gossip

Jason Clarke is in talks to play John Connor in the new 'Terminator' movie. The 'Zero Dark Thirty' star is being eyed as the latest incarnation of the sci-fi character in Paramount Pictures' upcoming 2015 reboot directed by Alan Taylor. Clarke has been…

Tom Hardy for Terminator reboot?

11 Nov 2013

Film gossip

Tom Hardy is being eyed to star in the new 'Terminator' film. The British actor is reportedly atop director Alan Taylor's wishlist to play protagonist John Connor in the 2015 reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ironically, the role was last…

Terminator will be back in 2015

28 Jun 2013

Film gossip

'Terminator' will be rebooted in 2015. Film studios Paramount, Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures have confirmed they will launch a new trilogy based on the classic sci-fi action films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, with the first film…

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson to join Terminator 5?

21 Jun 2013

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is set to star alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Terminator 5'. The 'Fast and the Furious 6' actor is in talks to appear in the next movie in the action franchise and according to sources, the company which owns the rights to…

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Terminator 5 to shoot in January

14 Jun 2013

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed 'Terminator 5' will start shooting in January. The 65-year-old actor is to reprise his most iconic role as the killer Cyberdyne cyborg for the first time since 2003's 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' and filming…

Arnold Schwarzenegger: I'll be back for Terminator 5

23 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed he will appear in 'Terminator 5'. The 65-year-old actor - who stars in the first three instalments of the action film franchise - has revealed during promotion for his latest movie 'The Last Stand' that he will star…

Terminator film moves forward

18 Jan 2013

Film gossip

Scriptwriters have been hired for a new 'Terminator' movie. Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures have taken on Laeta Kalogridis - a friend of 'Terminator' creator James Cameron - and Patrick Lussier to pen the next installment in the sci-fi…

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