In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, the continued attempt to find box office life in the Terminator films, and a modestly-priced movie that demonstrated the power of a trailer.
For the third attempt to make a new Terminator trilogy of movies, the plan this time was more straightforward: bring James Cameron back to the series, and give him a big chunk of creative power again. With Deadpool director Tim Miller also on board, hopes were high – but problems were mounting.
The simple concept of a bear taking a lot of cocaine meanwhile became fuel for a very R-rated studio film – even if there was some dispute about the title for a while…
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