Paramount and Skydance Start Filming Terminator Reboot

The new film is written by Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry). David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness) of Skydance Productions are producing. Executive producers are Skydance's Paul Schwake (World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness), Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison (American Hustle, Her), Kalogridis and Lussier.

Terminator stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi, and Byung Hun Lee.

The "Terminator" franchise launched in 1984 with Schwarzenegger as the title character and spanned three subsequent films, which have earned more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

Paramount will distribute the film worldwide on July 1, 2015.