Comic-Con: Edward Furlong to Return for Terminator: Dark Fate

Comic-Con: Edward Furlong to return for Terminator: Dark Fate

Straight from the film’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, franchise creator and producer James Cameron has announced that Edward Furlong will return in the role of John Connor for the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate. Furlong previously played the role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but sat out every subsequent sequel where the role was filled by Nick Stahl, Christian Bale, and Jason Clarke.

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A sequel to The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, the new film will ignore all the other movies in the franchise and picks up decades later as a new type of Terminator is sent back to terminate a new target. This new group of heroes will cross paths with Sarah Connor and the original Terminator who will team up with them to make their own fate.

Arnold Schwarzenegger will return as the titular android with a license to kill. Hamilton will reprise her role for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Cameron, the writer and director of the same two entries as well as Titanic (1997) and Avatar (2009) is also returning as a producer of the forthcoming film.

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Terminator: Dark Fate has no shortage of new faces, however, Miller, who is best known for directing Deadpool is stepping behind the camera for the film. Hamilton and Schwarzenegger will share the screen with Davis (Blade Runner 2049), Reyes (Birds of Passage) and Luna (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).

Terminator: Dark Fate hits theaters on November 1.

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