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Paramount wants The Terminator distribution rights!

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Good news for Terminator fans! Paramount is sniffing around the franchise rights, which means the long-whispered-about script Arnold Schwarzenegger has been bragging about could actually get made, with real studio money.

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The Wrap is reporting that Paramount is very close to finishing closing a deal on this acquisition. No word if the studio plans on using the script form Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier, but hey, it can't be worse than Salvation.

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If purchased, Terminator would join Paramount's current collection of successful franchises including G.I. Joe, Transformers, Star Trek and Mission Impossible. We like that blend.

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Corpore Metal

Good news would be to let this franchise die, quietly in it's bed.