When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance against Skynet, sends Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect his mother, Sarah (Emilia Clarke), from a Terminator assassin, an unexpected turn of events creates an altered timeline. Instead of a scared waitress, Sarah is a skilled fighter and has a Terminator guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger) by her side. Faced with unlikely allies and dangerous new enemies, Reese sets out on an unexpected new mission: reset the future.
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Megan Ellison acquired the franchise rights in June 2011 after a very much aggressive bidding contest put up by the creditor Pacificor LLC for the price of $20 million, fending off the closest bidder, Lionsgate Studios who offered $15 million. In order to concentrate on producing art-house based films on her Annapurna label, the rights was then transferred in early 2014 to her brother David. Previous rights holders Victor Kubicek and Derek Anderson were forced to relinquish the rights due Halycon's debt issues and as a result of an investigation by the FBI over their company over an alleged hedge fund fraud discovered during financing of Terminator Salvation (2009). Read More