So yes, technically, the very first Terminator movie, released in 1984, already told the story of an artificial intelligence that took over humanity. But James Cameron’s (prophetic?) SF fable has not finished exploring this threat, especially when it takes an increasingly prominent place in our daily lives. The filmmaker has announced that he is writing a script for a seventh installment, on the big screen, inspired by the rise of this technology. May 22 to 25 in Las Vegas, the director of Avatar confirmed some rumors: yes, he has started writing a new Terminator saga film, but also said he was waiting to see what direction the AI would take before developing his scenario further. Ironically, one of the growing concerns among Hollywood screenwriters on strike right now is precisely the threat artificial intelligence poses to their jobs. The Terminator franchise to date includes one series, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, starring Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister (and another animated series this time is in the works for Netflix), and six films, the latest of which, Terminator: Dark Fate, received mixed reviews. This is the reason that prompted its historical main actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to say goodbye, once and for all, to his T-800 character. It will therefore not be, a priori, in the sequel that James Cameron is currently concocting. We can’t wait to see what the director has in store for us.
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