Arnold Schwarzenegger suffered nasty wrist injury while filming Total Recall

Arnold Schwarzenegger sustained a nasty wrist injury while shooting 1990 movie Total Recall.In the sci-fi action movie, directed by Paul Verhoeven, the actor played construction worker Douglas Quaid, who finds himself embroiled in espionage on Mars, an…

Arnold Schwarzenegger sustained a nasty wrist injury while shooting 1990 movie Total Recall.

In the sci-fi action movie, directed by Paul Verhoeven, the actor played construction worker Douglas Quaid, who finds himself embroiled in espionage on Mars, and must determine if his experiences are real or from memory implants by mysterious company Rekall.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Total Recall’s release, Schwarzenegger reflected on his time filming the movie, which was one of the most expensive films ever made at the time, and revealed he was left nursing an injury after filming the scene in which his character flees from a group of hitmen in a subway station and crashes through the window of a departing train with a gun.

“They did not explode the window before I hit the window with the gun, so therefore I cut my wrist deep,” he told Yahoo. “And I had to get stitched up during lunch break, which was at like midnight, because we were night shooting.”

The actor quickly received medical attention and managed to hide the wound as he shot the rest of the scene.

“After I was stitched up and everything, we hid the bandages, we pulled the jacket all the way to the front and taped it up so we don’t see the bandages,” he quipped.

Total Recall was remade in 2012, with Colin Farrell as Quaid alongside Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, and Bryan Cranston.

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Chris Pratt gaining weight after indulging in wife Katherine’s pregnancy cravings

Chris Pratt} has “gained a little weight” after helping his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger indulge in her pregnancy cravings during the coronavirus lockdown.The Parks and Recreation actor and author are set to welcome their first child together later th…

Chris Pratt} has “gained a little weight” after helping his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger indulge in her pregnancy cravings during the coronavirus lockdown.

The Parks and Recreation actor and author are set to welcome their first child together later this year, and in a recent chat with Extra, Chris revealed he’s finding it challenging to stay away from her snacks while they are at home together.

“I’ve gained a little weight. It’s been tough,” he told the outlet, revealing they have been pigging out on “pickles and ice cream”.

“I never thought I would like ’em so much,” Chris joked.

And the star went on to admit he’s learned not to comment on his physical pains in front of Katherine, as it’s nothing compared to what she is going through.

“I found myself complaining the other day about a little bit of low back and hip pain and how I’ve gained a little weight in quarantine…,” the 40-year-old shared. “And she just sweetly looked at me and I was like…, ‘Oh, right, right, I don’t really get to complain about that to you right now, do I?'”

The chat with Extra marks the first time Chris has spoken about the baby news. The tot will be 30-year-old Katherine’s first, while the Jurassic World actor already shares a seven-year-old son named Jack with his ex-wife Anna Faris.

Chris and Katherine, who is the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, tied the knot in June 2019.

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Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage to star in comedy Brothers

Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage are set to star as mismatched siblings in comedy movie Brothers.Further details of the story are being kept under wraps, but the film will focus on two brothers and is loosely inspired by the classic 1988 comedy Twins, wh…

Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage are set to star as mismatched siblings in comedy movie Brothers.

Further details of the story are being kept under wraps, but the film will focus on two brothers and is loosely inspired by the classic 1988 comedy Twins, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, according to Variety.

Macon Blair has been tapped to direct the upcoming feature, with Brolin, Dinklage, and Andrew Lazar serving as producers.

Sources told the outlet that Brothers “is in the vein” of Schwarzenegger and DeVito’s iconic ’80s movie, which was directed by Ivan Reitman and followed the story of a pair of unlikely twins who were separated at birth.

Brolin and Dinklage previously starred in the Russo Brothers’ Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, however, the duo did not share a scene together.

While the Oscar-nominated actor played supervillain Thanos, Game of Thrones star Dinklage appeared briefly as weapons maker Eitri the Dwarf King in a scene alongside Chris Hemsworth’s Norse god Thor.

After more than five years working as an actor, Blair made his directorial debut with I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore in 2017, which starred Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood.

The 46-year-old also co-wrote and starred in the 2017 offbeat comedy Small Crimes alongside Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and wrote thriller Hold the Dark in 2018, which starred starring Alexander Skarsgard and Jeffrey Wright.

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Terminator: Dark Fate director Tim Miller rules out working with James Cameron again

Tim Miller has no plans to work with James Cameron again after the pair butted heads on Terminator: Dark Fate.Cameron, who helmed the original movie back in 1984, serves as a producer on the sixth instalment of the sci-fi action movie saga, which was d…

Tim Miller has no plans to work with James Cameron again after the pair butted heads on Terminator: Dark Fate.

Cameron, who helmed the original movie back in 1984, serves as a producer on the sixth instalment of the sci-fi action movie saga, which was directed by Miller.

And while Oscar-winner Cameron previously expressed an interest in turning the revived movie into part of a trilogy, Miller told California-based KCRW radio he wouldn’t work with the filmmaker again.

“It has nothing to do with whatever trauma I have from the experience, it’s more that I just don’t want to be in a situation again where I don’t have the control to do what I think is right,” he clarified. “Even though Jim is a producer and David Ellison is a producer and they technically have final cut and ultimate power, my name is still on it as director.

“Even if I’m going to lose the fight… I still feel this obligation to fight because that is what the director is supposed to do. Fight for the movie.”

Though the Avatar director previously told Cinema Blend “the blood is still being scrubbed off the walls” from their creative battles, he reached out to Miller to extend an olive branch when work on the flick was completed.

“I just got an email last week from Jim, who said, ‘I know we clashed a little bit. I put it all down to two strong, creative people with differences of opinion and I think it made the movie better,'” the Deadpool helmer recalled.

Terminator: Dark Fate, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Mackenzie Davis, had a disappointing opening week, but still managed to top the North American box office when it debuted in theatres back in October.

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Linda Hamilton found it ‘almost impossible’ to say iconic Terminator line

Linda Hamilton found it “almost impossible” to say Arnold Schwarzenegger’s iconic “I’ll be back” line without sounding like the actor while filming Terminator: Dark Fate.The 63-year-old actress returns to her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fa…

Linda Hamilton found it “almost impossible” to say Arnold Schwarzenegger’s iconic “I’ll be back” line without sounding like the actor while filming Terminator: Dark Fate.

The 63-year-old actress returns to her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate, with Schwarzenegger starring as the Terminator once again.

Filming the action-packed movie saw Linda pushed to her limits, but the screen star also struggled when it came to her delivering “I’ll be back” – which Schwarzenegger made iconic when he said it in the 1984 original, The Terminator.

“You can’t say it without sounding like him,” Linda laughed to Entertainment Tonight. “It’s at the end of a very intense action scene and it’s weapons and it’s triple digit heat, and you’re just giving it everything and then every time I would finish with that line, I would look at (director) Tim (Miller) and he would go, ‘Sounds like Arnold. Let’s do it again.’

“Tim guided me through it. Because it really was almost impossible to say it after three decades of hearing it in your head with his voice.”

However, she needn’t have worried, as the line even got the thumbs up from the man himself.

“She did a great job,” Schwarzenegger said. “I wasn’t there when she did it, but I saw it in the movie, and I was amazed that someone could say it in a different way than the way I said it.”

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James Cameron sent Linda Hamilton ‘very long’ email asking her to star in Dark Fate

James Cameron sent Linda Hamilton a three-page email asking her to reprise her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate.The actress appeared in 1984’s The Terminator and 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, also starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the…

James Cameron sent Linda Hamilton a three-page email asking her to reprise her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate.

The actress appeared in 1984’s The Terminator and 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, also starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the time-travelling robot assassin, and is now portraying the character once again in the latest movie, the sixth instalment in the franchise.

However, in a chat with Collider.com, Cameron – the director and producer of the first two films – explained that he had to do quite a lot of convincing to get Hamilton back on board.

“I sent her a very, very long email. It was about three and a half pages, half of which was devoted to why she shouldn’t do the film, and half of which was devoted to why she should do the film. We all know the reasons why she should. We love the character. It’s been often attempted, but never succeeded, and I don’t just mean other incarnations of Sarah,” he commented, adding that he was pleased to present his former wife, whom he was married to from 1997 until 1999, with both sides of the argument. “By balancing it, I think I gave her permission to say no without offending anybody. I think that allowed her to make her own decision. And if you know Linda, you know that it would have to be her decision. And fortunately, we got a great return to the big screen for Sarah out of that.”

Meanwhile, in a recent chat on U.K. TV chat show Lorraine, Hamilton joked that she would rather pretend to be dead than play Connor again.

“I’ve been threatening to fake my own death so I wouldn’t have to do the next one if there is one. It really was hard, it was the hardest and the greatest I’ve ever done,” she laughed.

Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller, is in cinemas now.

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Linda Hamilton struggled watching stunt doubles in new Terminator movie

Linda Hamilton “found it really painful” to watch stunt doubles performing in her place while filming Terminator: Dark Fate.While the 63-year-old actress had no issue taking on even the most dangerous of stunts, producers used stunt doubles in her plac…

Linda Hamilton “found it really painful” to watch stunt doubles performing in her place while filming Terminator: Dark Fate.

While the 63-year-old actress had no issue taking on even the most dangerous of stunts, producers used stunt doubles in her place at points for safety purposes.

However, Linda struggled to hand over the reins of her character Sarah Connor to someone else.

“It’ll be interesting to see when I watch the film, how seamless it looks because on a film of this scale there will always be some version of you running around doing something that you have no control over and I found that really painful,” she told FilmStories.co.uk. “I don’t have a lot of trust.”

Citing their “overselling” of scenes, such as getting Sarah to “thrash” while in a car accident, Linda continued: “You have to have some body control as we don’t want to see Sarah Connor like a rag doll, we want to see a strong woman, even if she’s in an uncontrolled moment. I was just constantly saying, ‘Don’t thrash! Run faster! Hold that weapon better! Bend your knees! Bend your…’ I mean I was terrible! But that’s because I wanted it all to represent me.”

Terminator: Dark Fate, which also stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, is due for release on Friday.

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Linda Hamilton needed ‘new bottom’ due to Terminator weight loss

Linda Hamilton lost so much weight to star in Terminator: Dark Fate producers had to “build” her a bottom.The 63-year-old actress returned to the franchise for the first time since 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and underwent intensive training to …

Linda Hamilton lost so much weight to star in Terminator: Dark Fate producers had to “build” her a bottom.

The 63-year-old actress returned to the franchise for the first time since 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and underwent intensive training to reprise her iconic role as Sarah Connor in the new movie.

However, the training and strict diet left her so thin she needed her butt built back up to a normal size when she turned up to filming.

“There were no carbs in my life for a year. I got so lean, when I arrived they had to build me a butt,” Linda told British morning show host Lorraine Kelly. “They added bottom, something you don’t ever see coming, who wants more bottom, but apparently… I shouldn’t give my secrets away!”

Discussing how she prepared for the new movie, in which she stars alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda revealed: “Time off was military training, Spanish lessons, scuba, we had to do it all. There was never a moment we weren’t learning something or acting.”

In fact, the star found filming the movie so tough that she joked she might have to resort to extreme measures to duck out of franchise creator James Cameron’s planned sequels.

“I’ve been threatening to fake my own death so I wouldn’t have to do the next one if there is one. It really was hard, it was the hardest and the greatest I’ve ever done,” she quipped.

Terminator: Dark Fate debuts in cinemas on 23 October.

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Linda Hamilton didn’t want to ‘recycle same idea’ with Terminator: Dark Fate

Linda Hamilton only agreed to return for Terminator: Dark Fate when she felt reassured her character’s storyline wouldn’t be repeating itself.In the new instalment in the franchise, the Dante’s Peak actress returns to play Sarah Connor for the fi…

Linda Hamilton only agreed to return for Terminator: Dark Fate when she felt reassured her character’s storyline wouldn’t be repeating itself.

In the new instalment in the franchise, the Dante’s Peak actress returns to play Sarah Connor for the first time since 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Hamilton had been offered opportunities to reprise the role in numerous sequels, but she finally agreed to Dark Fate, which acts as a direct sequel to Judgment Day and ignores more recent instalments, when she felt confident Sarah wouldn’t be doing the same thing.

“There is a real gift in that so much time has passed, and that gives me so much more to explore with the character,” she explained to Entertainment Weekly. “Sarah Connor is the same person, but I wanted to see how the difference in events have changed her and shaped her and send her forward. There was meat there. I didn’t want to just recycle the same idea. It’s a woman who has a different mission, a different story, so I wanted to see what we could do with that.

“It took me weeks to decide that I really could go there and might have something new to say.”

After telling director Tim Miller she was onboard, the 62-year-old spent more than a year training hard to get into shape and figuring out who Sarah now was to ensure she would do her most iconic character justice.

“By the time we started, I felt ready, but a year-plus before that, I was pretty overwhelmed with a sense of obligation and duty and love for the character, just really trying to make sure that we honoured the past and created something new for the future,” the star confessed.

Hamilton reunites with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edward Furlong in the sci-fi movie, which hits cinemas from October.

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Edward Furlong’s Terminator return slammed by anti-domestic violence campaigners

Troubled Edward Furlong’s return to The Terminator franchise has been criticised by anti-domestic violence campaigners. Furlong rose to fame in the 1991 sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day by playing John Connor, the boy who is targeted by the shape-shi…

Troubled Edward Furlong’s return to The Terminator franchise has been criticised by anti-domestic violence campaigners.

Furlong rose to fame in the 1991 sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day by playing John Connor, the boy who is targeted by the shape-shifting T-100 Terminator to stop him from saving humanity from being wiped out by artificial intelligence in the future. However, his career declined in the 2000s and he was arrested multiple times for felony and misdemeanour domestic abuse between October 2012 and May 2013.

He was officially announced as a castmember at Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Thursday, with original stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger in attendance – a move that has worried domestic violence campaigners.

“It’s important not to sweep Edward Furlong’s reported history of domestic violence under the rug just because he’s returning to a beloved movie role,” Jacquie Marroquin, director of programs at the non-profit California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV), told The Hollywood Reporter.

“There are consequences for survivors, who may think twice about seeking help when they see people who harm gaining fame or power without being held accountable by their fans and peers.”

Nerdist writer Benjamin Bailey also condemned Furlong’s return, tweeting: “Didn’t realize Edward Furlong was a violent, abusive a**hole. Suddenly not so excited about him being in the new Terminator.”

In March 2013, Furlong was sentenced to 180 days in jail for violating probation relating to a restraining order obtained by his estranged wife and for violating a restraining order taken out by a girlfriend who was the alleged victim of domestic violence.

He was handed five years’ probation, ordered to rehab for drug addiction, and to undergo 52 weeks of domestic violence counselling as part of a plea deal.

Marroquin added that Furlong shouldn’t necessarily be permanently shunned by Hollywood but that he “should allow justice to be determined by the survivor” and seek to publicly make amends for his troubled past.

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