Paramount is relaunching the franchise with "Terminator: Genisys," starring Jason Clarke ("Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"), Emilia Clarke ("Game of Thrones"), Matt Smith ("Doctor Who"), and the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who started it all.
Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the new film and it sounds like the fifth installment of the ever-ongoing war of humans versus machines will completely rewrite the origins of the first film ... somewhat.
If you've ever seen James Cameron's "The Terminator," you're familiar with the basic premise: A cyborg Terminator played by Schwarzenegger is sent back in time to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) to prevent her from giving birth to a son named John who is predicted to lead a resistance against the bots in the future.
Well, that's all about to change.
According to EW, a plot point from the film imagines Schwarzenegger's Terminator as a father figure to Sarah Connor: