Work finally ramping up on that long-threatened Terminator sequel

While most of us are still cautiously optimistic at the idea of another Terminator film (those last two left a LOT to be desired), that doesn't mean work isn't still moving ahead. We'd already heard hints there'd be a new entry to the franchise, but now we know that two writers have been hired to take on the task.

It has been confirmed that Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures have picked up two writers, Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier, to pen the latest robo-apocalypse thriller. Kalogridis has already been a writer on Avatar, Shutter Island and Alexander, while Lussier has worked on scripts for Wes Craven's Dracula and My Bloody Valentine.

So we have an interesting blend of action/thriller type blended with a horror writer. We're not going to say we're any less uneasy about more Terminator movies, but that's certainly the right mixture to go with if you're going to give a new chapter the old college try.

Perhaps most notable is that Kalogridis has a connection with James Cameron, which, at the very least, provides some hope. But is it enough? Are you ready for more Terminator, or are the franchise's best days far behind it?

(via Deadline)

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