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James Cameron blames himself for the failure of ‘Terminator 6’ (and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s involvement)

At the box office, ‘Dark Fate’, the sixth film in the franchise, disappointed across the board despite high expectations.

James Cameron has been giving interviews for weeks and his statements are everywhere. It’s not for less, as it’s released as expected on December 16 Avatar: Spirit of WaterNow 13 years later, the first film in the franchise opened in theaters to create movie history for the first time.

Director, screenwriter and prolific producer who started out in the industry as a special effects specialist He’s signed a solid list of notable projects as a filmmaker and has big plans for sci-fi franchises set on Pandora. However, all the questions being asked of Cameron these days have nothing to do with Na’Vi, but rather its director Titanic why aliens return talked about Other titles derived from his various professional aspects.

in an interview with deadline In fact, was asked by Terminator: Dark Fatethe sixth installment of the franchise that he himself started which he considers his first film and no piranha 2, terminator, Although the 2019 film was directed by Tim Miller, Cameron was heavily involved in the project and, Three years later, when everyone knows there were quite a few creative differences between the two, he recalls with a very self-critical tone.

James Cameron and Tim Miller clashed a lot terminator 6, but they are still friends despite the fact that filming becomes torture. In fact, Cameron admitted that he was “half satisfied” with the result, while Crime Acknowledges that the sequel failed at the box office. Terminator: Fate Dark grossed only $261 million worldwide on a production budget of $185 million.

I think the problem was refusing to do it without Arnold. [Schwarzenegger]

Cameron’s comments have to do with the fact that Tim Miller, whose focus was very clear, wanted to develop a film without Arnold Schwarzenegger, the icon of the franchise, in mind. But, Cameron points out, he and Schwarzenegger had been friends for 40 years, and if he had made the film without him, Schwarzenegger’s criticisms would have kept ringing in his head. So Decided to insist: Miller and his team had to try and find a way to include Schwarzenegger.

To this decision we had to add Miller’s initial intention to bring back the unforgettable Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton terminator 6 It ended with the appearance of two older stars in lead roles. something that ultimately became problematic, because, while the film could have been successful with only Hamilton or only Schwarzenegger, Due to the presence of both the stars, there is no delivery now. terminator Neither for the present generation nor for their parents:

This was your grandfather’s ‘Terminator’ movie

“So I should have done it without Schwarzenegger. It’s a mistake not to be watching,” Cameron admitted to Deadline. “You love the idea, you think the movie is great, and maybe you were just too drunk to realize it.”

Interestingly, Cameron never wanted Schwarzenegger for the 1984 debut and actually wanted the Austrian superstar to play a completely different role. However, they eventually made the film together that would completely propel both of their careers. the rest is history.

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