‘Terminator’ Reboot Sequels Get Release Dates

Meanwhile, Rupert Wyatt’s “The Gambler” has been set for a December 2014 bow

The Terminator
Orion Pictures

Paramount Pictures announced on Friday that “Terminator 2,” the sequel to Alan Taylor’s “Terminator: Genisys” will open on May 19, 2017, while “Terminator 3” will open on June 29, 2018.

“Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke plays Sarah Connor in Taylor’s new “Terminator,” with Jason Clarke as her time-traveling future son John Connor. Jai Courtney plays Kyle Reese, John’s father, while Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to the franchise to reprise his role as the Terminator known as the T-800.

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“Terminator: Genisys,” also from Skydance, will be released on July 1, 2015.

The studio also announced on Friday that Rupert Wyatt’s “The Gambler” will open in limited release on December 19, 2014, with a wide opening on January 1, 2015.

In the remake of the 1974 drama, Mark Wahlberg plays a college professor who’s barely holding his life together thanks to a secret addiction. Brie Larson and John Goodman co-star, and the move into 2014 could signal Paramount has awards aspirations for the film.