James Cameron to oversee new Terminator reboot with Deadpool's Tim Miller
James Cameron looks set to return to oversee a brand new Terminator reboot.
The director, who is currently hard at work on the four planned sequels to Avatar, will regain the rights to Terminator in 2019 and, according to Deadline, has approached Deadpool director Tim Miller about working together on a reboot.
Cameron made when directorial debut when he made the 1984 original The Terminator, the story of a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, a woman whose son will one day become a saviour against machines in a post-apocalyptic future.
He returned to directed the sequel Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but has not been involved in any of the subsequent movies, including 2015's Terminator: Genisys.
Cameron, along with producer David Ellison, will now go into script development with the idea that Miller will direct when the script is ready.
The director's work will next be seen in the first Avatar sequel, which will be released around in Christmas 2018, followed by Avatar 3 in 2020, Avatar 4 in 2022, and Avatar 5 in 2023.