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‘The Terminator’ Is Back And Set To Film In San Francisco

- R. Del Rosario | CBS Local
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Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Terminator 2" (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Terminator 2″ (credit: Paramount Pictures)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – When a man says he’ll be back, he means it. Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed filming of the next installment of the “Terminator” film series will be shot in San Francisco.

According to an interview with the former Governor of California with TheArnoldFans.com, filming will begin sometime in the middle of April in New Orleans, Los Angeles and some in San Francisco.

No characters or storyline have been officially revealed, however, Schwarzenegger is the first to be cast in the film. “I’m really looking forward to that because as you know, the last time when they did the Terminator, it was when I was Governor and so I couldn’t be in that movie but now I’m back again and they are very excited about having me in the film.” Schwarzenegger tells TheArnoldFans.com.

Filming of “Terminator: Genesis,” the project’s current title, is pending on permits that yet need to be filed with the San Francisco Film Commission says SFist.com.

“Terminator: Genesis” is the first of a stand-alone trilogy, produced by Skydance Productions. The studio behind “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and the recent “True Grit” reboot. Screenwriters Patrick Lussier of “Drive Angry” and Laeta Kalorgridis of “Avatar” and “Shutter Island” are said to be attached to the film.

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