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Directed by Tim Miller
Produced by James Cameron
Music by Junkie XL
Cinematography Ken Seng
Edited by Julian Clarke
company Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox
Release date November 1, 2019 (United States)
Country United States
In December 2013, The Hollywood Reporter reported that a television series was in the works, which would tie into a new Terminator trilogy. On September 5, 2014 Paramount announced that Terminator Genisys would be the first film in a new standalone trilogy, with two sequels scheduled for release on May 19, 2017 and June 29, 2018. On February 24, 2015, Schwarzenegger revealed that he would be returning for the first sequel. While promoting Genisys in Berlin in June 2015, Skydance CEO David Ellison and COO Dana Goldberg said that the spin-off TV series was still in development. On July 26, The Hollywood Reporter said that Paramount and Skydance declined to comment about the status of the sequel and TV series, although they confirmed that international box-office performance would be taken into consideration. Deadline reported on September 22 that the film failed to earn the required $150 million in China to fast-track a sequel.
On October 1, 2015, The Hollywood Reporter said that the sequels and television spin-off were on hold indefinitely because Terminator Genisys had failed to break even. On October 6, Goldberg said that she “wouldn’t say [the franchise is] on hold, so much as re-adjusting”. According to Goldberg, despite Genisys’ disappointing domestic performance, the company was happy with its worldwide numbers and still intended to make new films and the TV series. Production of a sequel would begin no earlier than 2016 because the company planned market research to determine its direction after Genisys.
In January 2016, Paramount announced that the sequel had been removed from its release schedule. In April 2016, Emilia Clarke said that she would not return for any sequels.[23