The upcoming movie Terminator: Dark Fate seems to revive some of the franchise magic by using the classic Terminator 2. Edward Furlong, the actor who played John Connor in 1991, will be returned for the same role in the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate. The message was announced at the beginning of the movie's San Diego Comic-Con panel.
Dark Fate will reunite Furlong with his T2 co-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton in decades. Schwarzenegger was regularly featured in the following films, including the aforementioned Genisys. During the panel, we learned that producer James Cameron insisted that Schwarzenegger engage in the film to return to the series.
Furlong only played Connor in a single movie. later iterations have recast him, depending on how old he should be. Other actors include Nick Stahl (Terminator 3), Christian Bale (Terminator Salvation) and Jason Clarke (Genisys). Furlong has continued to work in recent decades, but Terminator 2 remains its defining role.
The SDCC panel included a live call-in from Cameron currently working on the Avatar 2 set. Among other things, we have learned that Dark Fate will receive an R rating in the US. The last movie in the series, Terminator Genisys, was rated PG-1
Dark Fate releases on November 1st. Directed by Tim Miller of Deadpool.