With filming underway for ‘Terminator: Genesis,’ we clearly are going to be finding more about the film. These first set of shots don’t reveal much on the surface, but if you dig a little deeper you’ll be seeing a few hints at time travel as seen by the older looking Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film.
First let’s just address the older looking Terminator and why that is. This tidbit is actually addressed in the plot! According to Schwarzenegger:
“Terminator deals a lot with time travel, so there will be a younger T-800, and then what that model does later on when it gets reprogrammed, and who gets a hold of him. So it will be all kinds of interesting twists in the movie, but I feel so good. The way that the character is written, it’s a machine underneath. It’s this metal skeleton. But above that is human flesh. And the Terminator’s flesh ages, just like any other human being’s flesh. Maybe not as fast. But it definitely ages.”
So I’ll mention the time travel portion that is being revealed in he early stills after the jump, but first here are the image courtesy of The Daily Mail!
So how does this hint of time travel? In one of the images above you see Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese standing next to Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, but who is she pointing a gun at? That just happens to be Jason Clarke as John Connor, her son. As John is played by someone who happens to be 44 and that is supposed to be the younger Sarah Connor. Clearly John travelled back in time here. I suppose holograms could be being used but I really suspect we’re getting a mother and son moment and she’s not super happy about that or doesn’t believe he’s her son.
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Terminator: Genesis will hit theaters July 1, 2015