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Published On: Fri, Sep 6th, 2013

‘Thor The Dark World’ director Alan Taylor may head ‘Terminator 5’

Terminator 5 might be about to secure itself a new director, with Thor: The Dark World‘s Alan Taylor reportedly in talks to take over the franchise.

Terminator close up photoAccording to Variety, Taylor has entered into talks with Paramount over potentially directing the film, although no official deal has been struck as yet.

Skydance and Annapurna will co-finance along with the studio with David Ellison producing for Skydance and Megan Ellison producing for Annapurna. Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier penned the script.

Justin Lin was previously attached as director before scheduling conflicts meant he was forced to step down. Since then, the project has not moved forward, but now may find traction with the Game of Thrones creator attached.

Concrete details about the new film are few and far between, although it has been revealed that Terminator 5 will become the first installment in a brand new trilogy and Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed that he will be involved in some capacity.

Dwayne Johnson has also been linked to the property.

Terminator 5 is expected to open in theaterJune, 26 2015

Alan Taylor on the set of 'Thor The Dark World'

Alan Taylor on the set of ‘Thor The Dark World’

 

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  1. ‘Transformers Age of Extinction’ release date set, new ‘Terminator’ opens July 1th, 2015 - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] Terminator 5 details are non-existent, but the latest rumor is that Thor: The Dark World director Alan Taylor is being sought to take over the franchise. […]

  2. ‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke, Garrett Hedlund from ‘Tron Legacy’ top list for ‘Terminator 5’ - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] John Conner.   Hedlund may be a fan favortite after his lead role in Tron: Legacy.   Rumors are swirling that Thor: The Dark World, Games of Thrones director Alan Taylor will helm the reboot. Arnold […]

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