He'll Be Back—Terminator 2: Judgment Day Returns to Theaters Next Year, and in 3D

Illustration for article titled Hell Be Back—iTerminator 2: Judgment Day /iReturns to Theaters Next Year, and in 3D

Next year is already scheduled to have a bunch of great blockbusters. One, however, you’ve already seen, just never like this. Terminator 2: Judgment Day is been re-released in 3D for the film’s 25th anniversary.

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Cameron has been working on the conversion with a company called StereoD and will release the brand new 3D version of the 1991 mega-hit worldwide. However, the focus of the campaign will be China, where the franchise is massive, even though Terminator 2 has never been released there theatrically. The latest sequel, Terminator Genisys, grossed over $110 million in China earlier this year .

“Next year marks the 25th anniversary of Terminator 2 and that seemed like the perfect time to bring it back but this time in an all-new 3D version,” Cameron told The Hollywood Reporter. “If you’ve never seen it, this’ll be the version you want to see and remember.”

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Cameron is quite the 3D fan. Besiding pushing the medium ahead in a big way with Avatar, he’s already re-released his other mega hit, Titanic, in 3D back in 2012.

[Hollywood Reporter]


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michaelcrider
Michael Crider

I’ll be happy to watch Terminator 2 in the theater for the first time... if I can find one with a manager who’s more sane than Cameron, and willing to show it in 2D.

This crap reminds me of all the 30s and 40s classics, originally shot in a 4:3 aspect ratio, that have been “enhanced” by a panoramic crop.