‘Terminator 5’ renamed ‘Terminator Genisys’

Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals new title for his sci-fi return via Instagram

Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken to social media to reveal the new title for the new Terminator. The star of James Cameron’s original 1984 film will return to his most iconic role in Terminator Genisys.

The film was to be called Terminator Genesis, but posting an image via Instagram and Twitter the former Governor of California revealed a picture of his silhouetted frame in a directors’ chair emblazoned with the new title along with the following message:

“Hasta la vista, baby. I want to thank the cast and crew of @TerminatorGenisys for a fantastic shoot. It was challenging, it was fun, and it was rewarding.


From our director to the producers, from the camera team to catering, from visual effects to hair and makeup – we couldn’t have done it without you.

I can’t wait to see our finished project and I know we’ll remind the fans why they fell in love with the Terminator. On July 1, 2015, I’ll be back.”

Schwarzenegger played the time travelling cyborg in the first three films of the franchise and was digitally re-created for an appearance in 2009 instalment Terminator Salvation.

Also starring Emilia Clarke (Game Of Thrones), Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Matt Smith (Dr. Who) and Byung Hun Lee (GI Joe: Retaliation) Terminator Genisys is directed by regular Game Of Thrones helmer Alan Taylor.

Check out Arnie in the trailer for the original 1984 film below: