After years of being mired in rights issues that have held up future sequels, it finally started to look like the Terminator franchise was getting back on track. But with the movie finally progressing through high profile casting news, meetings, and date-setting, a scheduling roadblock might put the kibosh on Skynet's return.
According to Deadline, Schwarzenegger (who recently signed on to return to the franchise he is famous for) and Terminator rights holder Megan Ellison want to start shooting Terminator 5 by the end of next year, a time that director Justin Lin (Fast Five) can't commit to because he will be too busy with The Fast and the Furious 6. Of course, Lin does have a solution: as long as Schwarzenegger and Ellison completely reverse their production plans, he would be available to direct. when will Terminator be "back"? >> Posted 09.22.11 by Ryan