James Cameron had some important advice for the upcoming “Terminator: Genisys.”
With the sixty-seven-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger set to reprise his role, Cameron offered some advice to producer David Ellison on how to utilize the veteran actor in the story.
He told Deadline the following:
“Outer covering (of the Terminator) was actually not synthetic, that it was organic and therefore could age. You could theoretically have a Terminator that was sent back in time, missed his target, and ended up just kind of living on in society. Because he is a learning computer and has a brain as a central processor he could actually become more human as he went along without getting discovered.”
So it may be no CGI or makeup to make him younger? We’ll see.
Cameron is not directly involved with the project and withholding his thoughts about it after reading the reboot script from Laeta Kalogridis.
“It’s not my problem, that’s the beauty of it. It’s like being a grandparent and the kids come over then you can send them back. I think the chain’s been broken by the films in between. When I walked away from it I had to do it with the sense that I can’t invest in this emotionally anymore. If it’s not good, it doesn’t really bother me personally.”
For now, it sounds like he’s going to keep his distance from the project. Well, hey, he is busy with the future “Avatar” movies after all.
“Terminator: Genisys” cast will include Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Matt Smith and Schwarzenegger. It has a release date set for July 1st next year.