June 27, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Skydance Productions, Annapurna Pictures and Paramount Pictures have jointly announced they will partner on a rebooted "TERMINATOR" movie, to be released by Paramount Pictures on
June 26, 2015
The first in a stand-alone trilogy, "TERMINATOR" will be produced by
of Annapurna and
of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis ("Avatar," "Shutter Island") and
("Drive Angry") are attached to write the screenplay.
Launched in 1984 with star
as the title character, "TERMINATOR" spanned 3 subsequent films, which have earned over
at the worldwide box office.
most recently executive produced, along with his partners at Paramount, "World War Z," "Star Trek Into Darkness," "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol." A 5
installment of in the "Mission: Impossible" franchise is in active development, along with a 3rd film in the "G.I. Joe" franchise, among other films.
most recently produced the Academy Award®-nominated "Zero Dark Thirty," "The Master" and executive produced "Spring Breakers" via her Annapurna Pictures banner and has
David O. Russell's
"American Hustle," Spike Jonze's "Her," and
"Foxcatcher" set for release later this year.
About Skydance Productions
Skydance Productions creates and produces elevated event-level commercial entertainment. In its strategic partnership with Paramount Pictures, the
-led company co-finances and produces several films per year with the studio in addition to developing their own projects. Paul Schwake serves as chief operating officer and
is president of production. Skydance recent releases include WORLD WAR Z, starring
, which has already made over
worldwide, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, starring
, garnering over
worldwide at the box office and G.I. JOE 2: RETALIATION, starring
and has made over
worldwide at the box office. Skydance's next film,
, from director Kenneth Brannagh and starring
, is set for release on
, 2013. Skydance's previous projects include the award-winning
film TRUE GRIT; MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL and JACK REACHER.
About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.