Close
Trending Articles
Featured Blogs
Featured Merchandise
Scified Network
Casting reports suggest new Terminator movie may be set in Mexico?

Casting reports suggest new Terminator movie may be set in Mexico?

Scified2018-04-14 12:55:13https://www.scified.com/articles/casting-reports-suggest-new-terminator-movie-may-set-mexico-34.jpg
Scified
5,771 Reads1 Upvotes0 CommentsAdd A Comment+ Upvote

Courtesy of Deadline it appears Gabriel Luna, who recently starred as the Ghost Rider in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.EL.D., will join Deigo Boneta in the forthcoming new Terminator movie. According to the report Luna has been cast as an unspecified model and/or series of Terminator, with Boneta likely playing a key figure in the human resistance. In Deadlines article, they also revealed that the role of Dani Ramos, a reportedly integral role in the new Terminator movie has finally been successfully cast with Columbian actress Natalia Reyes taking on the role. Luna, Boneta, and Reyes will join returning stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton in the forthcoming movie, which contrary to the claims of some news outlets is not a reboot of the franchise but a direct sequel to 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

With the new cast, Columbian Reyes (pictured below), Mexican Boneta, and Luna (pictured above), who is of Mexican heritage, it would seem to suggest that the setting of the movie may be moving away from its traditional locale of Los Angeles. If, as Hamilton's return would seem to suggest, Sarah Connor's death to Leukemia has been retconned then it is within her established character traits that she would travel south of the border with her son John Connor when Skynet launches its initial attack against mankind (AKA Judgment Day). With Skynet's military background it would likely be able to pre-empt any counterattacks from surviving US military forces but would be less effective against an unpredictable, unorthodox, guerilla resistance force. As such, the recent castings would seem to suggest that the new Terminator movies script, which is being written by Bill Ray under James Cameron's watchful eye, will likely be set during the early years of the Future War, with the Connors establishing a resistance in South America while the remaining US military Forces are dominated by Skynet's superiority. Luna's casting, in particular, would also suggest that Skynet is aware of the Connors efforts and sends one of its Infiltrator Terminators to terminate them. By the conclusion of the movie, we expect Sarah Connor will have sacrificed herself to save her son, allowing a new cast to complete the franchise in a new trilogy should the first movie be well received by fans, critics, and the general audiences.

We also expect Arnold's role as the Terminator will also come to an end by the conclusion of the movie. However, how his role initially impacts the movie and how the movie's narrative will rewrite the last three Terminator movies out of canonicity remains to be seen. What also remains to be seen is who will be cast as John Connor, although Reyes casting in a prominent role would seem to suggest that should John Connor feature in the movie, it will likely be in a small capacity. All together this paints a picture that the majority of the movie, if not is entirety will be visually reminiscent of 2008's Terminator Salvation, although directed by Deadpool's Tim Miller and overseen by the franchises creator Cameron.

As for MacKenzie Davis' role, we have no idea whether she will be part of the South American or the North American resistance, but we suspect she will portray a resistance fighter in some capacity.

Terminator 6: Dark Fate movie news, trailers and cast

Terminator 6: Dark Fate November 1st, 2019

More about Terminator 6: Dark Fate (movie)

Official plot synopsis for Terminator 6: Dark Fate has yet to be revealed.

Directed by Tim Miller, Terminator 6: Dark Fate's release date is November 1st, 2019.

Stay up to date with the latest news on Terminator 6: Dark Fate by liking Scified on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our Terminator Movie News blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Written by GavinPublished on 2018-04-14 12:55:13
Related Terminator Movie News Articles
Tim Miller talks John Connor role in Terminator: Dark Fate (SPOILERS)Scified2019-11-08 16:39:40/articles/sm/tim-miller-talks-john-connor-role-terminator-dark-fate-spoilers-54.jpg
Scified
Tim Miller talks John Connor role in Terminator: Dark Fate (SPOILERS)

Tim Miller talks John Connor role in Terminator: Dark Fate (SPOILERS)

SPOILERS AHEAD FOR TERMINATOR: DARK FATE Since the very first Terminator film, John Connor has played a vital role to the franchise's storyline. However in Terminator: Dark Fate h... Read More

Terminator: Dark Fate Honest Review!Scified2019-10-25 10:23:42/articles/sm/terminator-dark-fate-honest-review-81.jpg
Scified
Terminator: Dark Fate Honest Review!

Terminator: Dark Fate Honest Review!

Increasingly, movie reviews from movie critics from 'leading' movie news websites such as Collider, Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, etc., have been at odds with reviews ... Read More

Why Terminator: Dark Fate is not the sequel the franchise needs!Scified2019-08-30 22:03:34/articles/sm/why-terminator-dark-fate-not-sequel-franchise-needs-50.jpg
Scified
Why Terminator: Dark Fate is not the sequel the franchise needs!

Why Terminator: Dark Fate is not the sequel the franchise needs!

A new trailer has been released for Terminator Dark Fate. This new trailer, which can be found below, plays to the nostalgia of the first two movies with recognizable elements from... Read More

New footage revealed in Terminator: Dark Fate featurette!Scified2019-07-27 18:12:38/articles/sm/new-footage-revealed-terminator-dark-fate-featurette-20.jpg
Scified
New footage revealed in Terminator: Dark Fate featurette!

New footage revealed in Terminator: Dark Fate featurette!

A new featurette for Tim Miller's Terminator: Dark Fate starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton has made its way online and features quite a bit of new footage and a look... Read More

Director Tim Miller talks the new Dark Fate Terminator, A T-800 wrapped with a T-1000!Scified2019-05-26 16:09:11/articles/sm/director-tim-miller-talks-new-dark-fate-terminator-a-t-800-wrapped-with-t-1000-24.jpg
Scified
Director Tim Miller talks the new Dark Fate Terminator, A T-800 wrapped with a T-1000!

Director Tim Miller talks the new Dark Fate Terminator, A T-800 wrapped with a T-1000!

Every new Terminator movie introduces us to a new model of Terminator. It's a tradition that's been carried on with with every sequel since Terminator 2: Judgement Day. However, un... Read More

0 Fan responses to Casting reports suggest new Terminator movie may be set in Mexico?

Sign in with your Scified.com account to add a comment!

Visitor Comments
Get Your Godzilla vs. Kong Sweater!
Godzilla Christmas Seqter
New Topics

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Activity

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Ad

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2020 Scified.com