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BUILDING A TERMINATOR: How Legacy Effects created a 1984 Arnold for “Terminator Genisys”!

When the co-owner of Legacy Effects and a disciple of Stan Winston, John Rosengrant first broke down the story elements of “Terminator Genisys” in the aspect of pratical effect needs, there was a section that caught his eye. It was when the Guardian Terminator and Sarah Connor were lugging around a young, deactivated Arnold T-800 Terminator in a back of an armored car in 1984.  Logic dictated to Rosengrant that the creation of this Terminator corpse would best be accomplished with practical effects, so John and his team took upon the task of building a prosthetic dummy of an 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger. So how did Legacy effects accomplish such a seemingly insurmountable task?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says “TERMINATOR 6” will be based on James Cameron’s ideas?

While promoting his new documentary “Wonders Of The Sea 3D” at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger had a sit down with the good people at ScreenDaily and fielded some questions in regards to other upcoming projects that are in Arnold’s future. And according to the reporter, in that discussion the Austrian Terminator star revealed he recently met with James Cameron to discuss TERMINATOR 6!

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Taking a new look at Pure Art’s “TERMINATOR 2” T-800 Endoskull Art Mask!

Ten days ago we reported HERE that Pure Arts had announced they will be releasing a full scale T-800 Endoskull Mask in the near future.  Hidden in shadow in its first promotional picture, we actually brightened up the image to reveal a better look at the mask.  But now Pure Arts has shared with Skynet’s Army a new, official  “work-in-progress” first look at their upcoming full scale T2 endo mask, and it looks glorious!

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“TERMINATOR GENISYS: FUTURE WAR” Mobile Game launches WORLDWIDE!

Over a month ago (reported here), we detailed the launch of Terminator Genisys: Future War, a free-to-play mobile strategy game that, like a sequel, takes place after the events of “Terminator Genisys”!  Unfortunately at the time, it was a limited game release, not made available to the majority of the world (like the United States).  But now things have changed!

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First Genisys, now T2 in 3D extends the life of the “T2 3-D: BATTLE ACROSS TIME” attraction!

Most fans are aware of the amazing Terminator themed attraction titled T2 3-D: Battle Across Time.  Originally developed for the theme park ‘Universal Studios Florida’ in 1996, this ride where live performers interacted with 3D film was produced like a sequel to the blockbuster film “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”, reuniting director James Cameron with actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, and Robert Patrick.

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The mistake of comparing old screenshots of T2 to new stills of “TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY 3D”.

Since the day publicity stills for “Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D” began circulating the internet months ago, we have received e-mails from fans making comparisons between screenshots of the 1991 film to the new 2017 stills circulated by Studiocanal.  We want to warn you that doing so would be a big mistake.

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A fan faithfully recreates “TERMINATOR 2” using a video game!

Fan recreations of popular movies like the Terminator are a dime a dozen these days. Often most are overlooked by the mainstream media, however recently there has been one notable creation that has received a great deal of attention.

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TERMINATOR QUESTIONS: Explaining the Timelines of the Terminator film franchise!

Sometimes even the biggest Terminator fans can still have questions when it comes to the time-travelling universe they know and love.  And we are here to help!  It is our aim to provide answers to some of the most perplexing Terminator related questions around.  And who knows, even the most die-hard Terminator Fans might just understand the franchise they love… just a little bit more!

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A New “TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY” T-800 Endoskull Art Mask is coming soon!

Well this is interesting!  PUREARTS, a leading suppliers of premium quality collectible figurines for the video game and movie industries, has just announced that they will be releasing a full scale T-800 Endoskull Mask soon… probably timed with the anticipated release of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D” this summer!

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TERMINATOR, ALIENS and PREDATOR are all connected in a shared universe?

Explained in our Trivia Volume 8, every fan knows that the “The Terminator” and “The Abyss” films both exist in the same universe.  But did you know there are strong theories to suggest both Alien and Predator franchises also exists within the same Terminator universe?

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