Arnold Schwarzenegger Says Hasta La Vista to "Terminator 4"

The chances of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger coming back for "Terminator 4" may be slim to none. Speaking on the subject in a San Francisco Chronicle article, Schwarzenegger has told producers that unless the movie is made in California, "they will never see me for one second in the movie." According to the article, the movie is going to be shot in Budapest. However, never say never in the movie business.

Comments

Eros_Amor

Gilbert Mancillas

[b]hmmm[/b]
like anyone even cares if they make the movie, the 3rd one was a waste of time AND money......'

they should have just left it alone, but NOoooooooooooooooooo! everyone wants to make a buck.....

F- T4

Jan 21 - 06:57 PM

labal

Fernando Labal

as long as this is the LAST ONE, and they make it a great finalle to the saga it'd be great.

not sure if i want to see schwarzenegger again though... though

Jan 21 - 11:13 PM

loudharley

philip napier

[b]Its time to terminate the franchise .[/b]
I feel the same way eros does ,they should have never made the third one because it was campy ,short and just basically a bad movie in almost every respect.the first was good the second was great but the third just seemed thrown togather,i have to admit though the t3 trailer tricked me cause i thought it was gonna be pretty good and i wasted money by watching it.So make the 4th or not at this point i really dont care because its probably gonna be a rental for me if that ,depends on what i hear about it.

Jan 22 - 12:19 AM

fatmc

conrad sanchez

if they do T4, it obviously wonīt be anything like the other movies!
T4 is supposed to be the beginning of the battle between terminators and humans (maybe get michael biehn again...)
if so, it would be something similar to matrix 3. which I didn't like because it was not what I expected from the matrix! but if you only see it like an action movie, its actually pretty good.

then again T3: rise of the machines was supposed to be based on the RISE OF THE MACHINES!!!! not the introduction to it!
seeing how disappointing T3 was another movie would (imo) only make it better.

and following the story line arnold doesn't really need to be in this movie...

Jan 22 - 11:06 AM

renodc

Ryan Meals

I remember being very excited when I first heard about T3: Rise of the Machines because I thought, "finally they're going to take the Terminator story beyond the 'time travel assassination attempts on John Conner' and get into the actual overthrowing of mankind by the machines it created". At least, I assumed because of the title that would be the direction they would take it, and they did go in that direction for the last eighth of the movie. Unfortunately, the first seven-eighths of the movie was nothing but a slightly altered version of it's predecessor T2. I felt victimized like I had just been mugged by some greedy studio executive and they stole my eight bucks. The only premise for T4 I want to see is the final war of man vs. machine and that's it!! I don't want to see anything else. No sending a terminator disguised as John Conner's childhood dog that can manupilate itself into weopans of mass destruction back in time to kill John, only to be thwarted by two Terminators (Robert Patrick and Kristanna Loken) that were captured, reprogrammed and sent back in time by John Conner's best friends nephew. If the studios can't give us the last days of the war with a definitive ending and no rehashing of the same storyline from the previous films, then they can take T4 and shove it.

Jan 22 - 12:34 PM

scoob

Nunya business

I agree! T3 was just an inferior t2. It was amazing, like they thought no one would notice...Oh wait, John had facial hair in this one. I couldn't believe how similar they were, honestly I've never seen such a clone as a sequel before. T4 better have something we haven't seen before, like the 'rise of the machines' but actually do what the title says. The only thing we learneed in t3 is that at the time when machines gain a sense of themselves, John is in a bunker/lab whatever. That's all we learn! I can't express how horrible I thought this movie was from a plot perspective. I second the belief that t4 should actually show the rise of the machines. I would settle for them showing the war, ending at the point in the future when the terminator gets sent back.
--I agree with a previous poster that showing the beginning/progression of the resistance, how john becomes the most important human on earth, is a must.

Apr 3 - 10:22 AM

Olen_Katelynn

Katelynn Brown

[b]Terminator 4....Why??[/b]
They shouldn't bother making a Terminator 4!! It's getting old....Not saying that I don't love Arnold...it's just the storyline and everything...Leave it alone and find a new idea!!!!

Jan 22 - 08:43 PM

loudharley

philip napier

Im not really sure but wasnt james camron the director in the first two.Anyways if they were gonna make a third one and they did unfortunatly they should have tried to get camron or whoever back to do it ,but id say after seeing the script he probably thought the same thing any other good director would think NO WAY IN HELL!!I guess the studio thought this movie would make a big bank at the boxoffice and that they could start milking the franchise for all they could get out of it .I agree with renodc they should have taken this movie a little further and the first hour or so felt like a cheap rip off of t2 that u see on the movie channel at 3 in the morning,and to be personally honest i wasnt that much imprest with the rest of the movie either.T3 was a short film compared to the rest i think ,but it felt like hours and i believe that most of you agree with me on that.All this was was a popcorn flick from hell and it should have went through about 60 more rewrights before it hit the screen .

Jan 22 - 09:37 PM

Frozone

Joel Kirk

As long as they make a good film, I'm all for it. T3 wasn't that bad.

Like the Alien films, the writiers/producers need to think out of the box. So, Arnold Schwarzenegger may not be in part 4. So? Let some other actor take over....let the story take over...

Stop rehashing the same thing. Otherwise, like the first two posters said, leave well enough alone.

Jan 22 - 11:28 PM

loudharley

philip napier

Yea i dont think at this point arnold is a necassary peace of the story ,although the only thing the 4th one can be about is the big robot war that every other terminator movie has already talked about.We all know whats gonna happen ,jon or his girlfriend one will send a robot back threw time ,have a war with robots and save the human race.Ive heard all about this 4th film in all the other movies, hell at this point i feel like ive already seen it.So i believe that this will be nothing more than a special effects movie with robots ,explosions and nothing more.but who knows maybe it will win best picture but somehow i seriously doubt it

Jan 23 - 02:15 AM

Impavido

P M

[b]Ditch Arnie![/b]
I think there should be a Terminator story that does not revolve around John Connor or a Terminator. I have always wanted an entire movie set in the future war between the Resistance and Sky-Net.

Jan 23 - 08:18 AM

loudharley

philip napier

But wouldnt that still involve terminators .In the past movies it shows glimpses of the war and there are terminators everywere shooting lazer guns or whatever.Not arnold looking terminators but just the skeleton thats underneath arnolds skin.

Jan 23 - 10:32 PM

randal1013

Randal 1013

theyre rushing T4. i think one of the reasons the terminator series has worked is because the sequels have been spread out over many years. T3 wasnt as great as T2, but it was still a good movie nonetheless. they really should wait until 2008 at the earliest to make another terminator movie. arnold shouldnt be in the terminator movies anymore. even today, he's too old to be marching around like a buffed up, near invincible machine. removing arnold from the movie sort of gives the movie makers more creative control because they dont have to focus on arnold and write those cheesy lines they ran out of in T3.

Jan 24 - 01:21 PM

CarlWinslow

Jeff Sakal

[b]Hey Now...[/b]
As much as the idea of making a forth Terminator movie sounds terrible. You know everyone would see it, be it in the theater or on rental. Nonetheless I whole heartedly agree the series is getting played out. Are there writers sitting around right now thinking of a way to incorporate sunglass and leather jacket jokes amidst the monotoned and corny dialoge of Arnolds character?I say go for it, make it, it'll be horrible but at least we'll all know it.

Jan 24 - 04:20 PM

loudharley

philip napier

I believe that the success of the first movies had a lot to do with the writing , they actually had good storys with some real great action elements.Dont get me wrong arnold and the explosions had a lot to do with it, but how many times can a naked body builder apear out of a glowing bubble and set out looking for the same leather outfit.I agree the series is played out and the dialoge has went the way of batman and robins tv show from the 60s .

Jan 24 - 10:27 PM

Paul

Paul Lee

T3 was actually a pretty serviceable movie. A lot better than, say, the third Aliens or the third Star Trek movie. But I dunno about making it about the resistance in the future. That sounds like it's a formula for (pardon the pun) complete disaster. Movies about the courageous Resistance is Generally a Bad Idea because it's almost impossible to resist the Formula: you have the Wise-cracking-and-Annoying-But-Loveable Guy Sidekick, you have the Master-of-the-Universe Hero Man, you have the Ice Princess Who Can Kick Butt, and finally, you have the Nerdy Geek who can hack computers (and Terminators) in his sleep because he taught himself this skill playing around with an old, burned out models and old radios while growing up in the nuclear wasteland.

Jan 25 - 01:38 PM

loudharley

philip napier

Ive never saw the third aliens and never even attempted to watch a star trek movie,mainly because im not a big alien fan and i would rather eat glass than watch star trek,so i cant compare the three.As far as the third terminator being serviceable ,im going to have to disagree .to me it was just a rehash of the first 2,and the only reason i can tell that this movie was made was of course for money.

Jan 25 - 11:18 PM

sox1919

Ryan Kolar

[b]Arnold's done.[/b]
Sorry to break this to all those baby boomers out there, but Arnold's "acting" days are over. T3 wasnt bad, cept if you consider that Arnold was the best actor in it.

T4 could be very legitimate in my opinion, if they leave him out of it, keep Claire Daines and the lose the scraggly fellow from Carnivale, and documented how Connor built the resistance from the point the last one left off.

Could you imagine the themes that could be built showing man needing machine to survive the machines? Could be great, the way Matrix 3 wasn't, I say go for it, and bring in Fincher to direct, Alien 3 had the best visuals/suspense to it of any Alien film, not to mention the rest of his ludicrous filmography trumps most directors' entire careers.

Jan 26 - 10:42 AM

zeromark16

Mark Gougeon

Alien 3 was absolutely terrible. Aliens was the highlight of that franchise (also by Jimmy C). It's not that James Cameron wouldnt do the script of T3. He wrote the first two himself (being as that's what writer-directors do) and he said no way could a third one happen. The studio got somebody to find a quick in to the third one (another chip? Come on.) and James Cameron wanted nothing to do with it.

Don't do 4.

Aug 20 - 12:58 PM

metroidcrazy92

joey chfdhd;f;a;jjlafjfljfleag

[b]go back to movies you austrian bastard[/b]
once i kenw that arnie here was gonna be governer i thought oh no no more terminator movies are great action movies so i hope he quits and does T4

Aug 30 - 09:48 PM

scoob

Nunya business

I agree! T3 was just an inferior t2. It was amazing, like they thought no one would notice...Oh wait, John had facial hair in this one. I couldn't believe how similar they were, honestly I've never seen such a clone as a sequel before. T4 better have something we haven't seen before, like the 'rise of the machines' but actually do what the title says. The only thing we learneed in t3 is that at the time when machines gain a sense of themselves, John is in a bunker/lab whatever. That's all we learn! I can't express how horrible I thought this movie was from a plot perspective. I second the belief that t4 should actually show the rise of the machines. I would settle for them showing the war, ending at the point in the future when the terminator gets sent back.
--I agree with a previous poster that showing the beginning/progression of the resistance, how john becomes the most important human on earth, is a must.

Apr 3 - 10:22 AM

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