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‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ 4K UHD Blu-Ray: The Horror News Network Review

Terminator: Dark Fate is available now on digital, and Paramount Pictures will release a 4K UHD and Blu-Ray combo pack for home video on January 28th. The package contains two excellent transfers of the film and a series of special features which offer an interesting glimpse into the production of a movie that carries on the storied tradition of the Terminator franchise.

Terminator: Dark Fate is a direct sequel to the 1991 masterpiece, Terminator 2: Judgment Day. To achieve this feat, James Cameron returned to the franchise as a creative executive producer, and both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton appear in lead roles. While it’s always a great pleasure, it isn’t much of a surprise to see Schwarzenegger appear in a new Terminator movie (he’s returned to his iconic role on several occasions). However, it’s downright thrilling to see Hamilton back as Sarah Connor, looking like she hasn’t missed a beat since Terminator 2. Several recent films have attempted to bring back the great series leads of yesteryear with mixed results, but the return of Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor is the absolute best of them. Between her legendary screen presence, her quick-witted one liners, and her downright badass action moments, it is clear that Hamilton and the filmmakers have nailed how to bring back an iconic character to the silver screen. While he isn’t in the film as often, Schwarzenegger glows as usual in Dark Fate, mixing his trademark deadpan humor with a more reflective approach to deliver a T-800 we haven’t seen before. Director Tim Miller clearly understands what made the interactions between Schwarzenegger and Hamilton so interesting in Terminator 2, and he captures and advances their complicated relationship in some key scenes. The other big ode to Terminator 2 lies in the pacing and early action sequences of Dark Fate. A clear effort was put into capturing as much of the road chases in camera as possible, and the pacing of the film (including its moments of downtime) hearken back to the blockbusters of the 90s. read more

Official Teaser Trailer Arrives for ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’

Much to the delight of genre fans everywhere, Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate today. The preview introduces us to not only one but two new war machines courtesy of Skynet.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton return in their iconic roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, a film directed by Tim Miller and produced by James Cameron and David Ellison. Following the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate also stars Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta. read more

Upcoming ‘Terminator’ Film Named ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’

Deadline is reporting that Paramount has finally decided on a name for their latest film in the Terminator franchise and it will be called Terminator: Dark Fate. The James Cameron produced Terminator sequel is directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool) and is based on a screenplay written by David Goyer, Josh Friedman, Billy Ray and Justin Rhodes.

Dark Fate sees the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton to the beloved sci-fi/horror franchise. Joining the Terminator vets are Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta, Brett Azar, and Steven Cree. read more

New ‘Terminator’ Cast Shot Features Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, and Natalia Reyes in Costume

Terminator fans have been waiting 27 years to see Linda Hamilton return to her iconic role as Sarah Connor, and that moment is finally upon us! The official Twitter page for the untitled Terminator sequel just posted up an image of three of the film’s lead actresses- Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis and Natalia Reyes- in costume:

Official first look at the new #Terminator featuring Natalia Reyes, Mackenzie Davis and Linda Hamilton. Directed by Tim Miller (DEADPOOL). Produced by James Cameron and David Ellison. In theatres 11.22.19. pic.twitter.com/mOz3rxfbAN read more

Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes & Diego Boneta Cast in Upcoming ‘Terminator’ Reboot

The James Cameron produced, Tim Miller (Deadpool) directed Terminator reboot has added three promising new performers to an already impressive cast. Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, and Diego Boneta will join Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Mackenzie Davis in the upcoming film.

Variety reports that Gabriel Luna will play a Terminator machine in the new movie. Luna’s previous work includes the television programs Matador and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and such movies as Freeheld and Transpecos. When it was announced last month that Mackenzie Davis (Blade Runner 2049, Black Mirror) was cast in the film, the rumors at the time were that she would be playing a Terminator machine. Today’s announcement does not clarify if both she and Luna will each play one of the classic mechanical threats, or if Davis will instead be one of the protagonist characters. Natalia Reyes (Lady, La Vendedora de Rosas) and Diego Boneta (Scream Queens, Rock of Ages) have also joined the cast, but their roles have not yet been announced. read more

Mackenzie Davis in Talks to Join Cast of New ‘Terminator’ Movie

Mackenzie Davis has been making waves in the worlds of science fiction and horror with key appearances in Black Mirror, Blade Runner 2049, and The Martian. Now, she’s in talks to appear in one of the most revered genre favorites of all time with a role in the upcoming James Cameron/Tim Miller “reboot” of The Terminator franchise!

Variety reports that Mackenzie Davis is currently in negotiations to join the cast of the upcoming movie in the form of a role “in the vein of Schwarzenegger’s robotic assassin.” According to Variety’s sources, Davis is director Tim Miller’s first choice, and the casting decision just needs to be approved by producer James Cameron, who is currently working on the upcoming Avatar sequels. read more

Linda Hamilton to Reprise Role as Sarah Connor in Upcoming ‘Terminator’ Movie

Decades before fans became accustomed to seeing strong female characters in major roles in Hollywood movies, Linda Hamilton turned the industry upside down with her unforgettable portrayal of Sarah Connor in The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Hamilton broke gender barriers and redefined the role of the matriarch in film with the intense and sincere qualities she brought to Sarah Connor; and her performance opened the door for the numerous incredible female leads who have since graced the silver screen. And now, Hamilton will return to the medium she redefined to reprise her role as Connor in the next film in The Terminator franchise! read more