Schwarzenegger Drops Terminator, Governator Projects Indefinitely

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Schwarzenegger Drops Terminator, Governator Projects Indefinitely

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Arnold Schwarzenegger has been forced to put his acting comeback on indefinite hold.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was set to make a comeback in multiple realms of media after his run at California governor ended, but alas, it doesn't look like that's going to happen. The Governator's lecherous lifestyle has caused him to renege on the idea that he'd "be back" after all.

Schwarzenegger had planned to star in properties such as a new Terminator film and a superhero cartoon/comic book called Governator. Unfortunately, a wrench was recently thrown in the works when it was revealed that he fathered a love child while married to current wife Maria Shriver. The two have separated over the scandal.

TMZ reports that all of the entities behind Governator have "chosen to not go forward." They wouldn't say if the series was entirely cancelled or not, but considering how the series follows the contrast between Schwarzengger's wholesome family life and his secret superhero life, it's now a tough sell.

Schwarzenegger's lawyer also released a statement related to his planned live-action projects. "At the request of Arnold Schwarzenegger, we asked Creative Artists Agency to inform all his motion picture projects currently underway or being negotiated to stop planning until further notice," it says. "Gov. Schwarzenegger is focusing on personal matters and is not willing to commit to any production schedules or timelines. This includes Cry Macho, the Terminator franchise and other projects under consideration. We will resume discussions when Gov. Schwarzenegger decides."

In one respect, this is probably a good thing, because that Governator series looked a little strange. On the other hand, I wouldn't have minded seeing an aged Schwarzenegger blast a few more liquid robots with a shotgun while reloading it with a twirl on the back of a motorcycle. You take the good with the bad, I guess.

Sources: TMZ, Hollywood Reporter

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while those sound cool, isn't he kinda old to be doing that sort of thing? though the comic book does sound kinda silly...

What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

Looks like the Governator's return to acting has suffered a Total Recall

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

What's even funnier was no one knew until he told his wife, if I was him I'd never tell (although if I was him I never would have cheated in the first place) I really wanted to see Arnie make a come back! Now I never will! booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

i some how think the world is a better place for not having seen his comic or another terminator movie with him in it

I don't see how the whole "Governator" thing would have been successful, seeing how he isolated himself from the target audience. You know with that whole SUpreme Court thing and all.

NOOOOOOOOO. I was looking forward to those. Come on Arnie, just think of all the child support money you could get with these new projects.

TMZ a source? The only thing I trust them to do is embellish the shit out of the truth.
Hollywood Reporter's better, but not by much. So I'll take this story with a hardy dose of skepticism.

Still, if true in some way, I hope it doesn't blow up like the Tiger Woods thing. Mainly because it was really annoying to see it everywhere all the time.

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

It's more that his face will be less marketable at the moment. I know it sounds stupid, but I know a LOT of people that wouldn't go to see a movie of his because of what he did.

HankMan:
Looks like the Governator's return to acting has suffered a Total Recall

While I bear no ill toward him but I'm glad that his cartoon is not going to be made. Seriously everything about that cartoon look terrible from the promo trailer.

can we at least get the governator comic? We just need arnolds permision for that.

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

forgive me but Im going to be "That Guy" for a minute.
that wasnt a digital arnold in the movie, that was a digital guy who looked like arnold.

Hahaha, there was a Governator cartoon being made? Wow, I think that might have been funny but oh well.

This is ridiculous. Come on, what male celebrity hasn't fathered an illegitimate love child? Who really cares? Do they really think people aren't going to go see a new Arnold Terminator because of this?
I don't see why this personal situation should affect his acting career at all.

beema:
This is ridiculous. Come on, what male celebrity hasn't fathered an illegitimate love child? Who really cares? Do they really think people aren't going to go see a new Arnold Terminator because of this?
I don't see why this personal situation should affect his acting career at all.

I don't think it's just his personal life that people are getting sick, and I speak only from the viewpoint of a Californian. People here are just pissed at his behavior as a governor, and this just kinda seems like that straw that broke the camel's back. To be frank, I'm amazed anyone here would even consider seeing anything with Arnold in it.

Either way, I hate the guy now, and now I feel dirty every time I watch T2. Thanks a lot, Arnold, you asshole.

FffFffffFFffffFFfuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!

:(

fozzy360:

I don't think it's just his personal life that people are getting sick, and I speak only from the viewpoint of a Californian. People here are just pissed at his behavior as a governor, and this just kinda seems like that straw that broke the camel's back. To be frank, I'm amazed anyone here would even consider seeing anything with Arnold in it.

Either way, I hate the guy now, and now I feel dirty every time I watch T2. Thanks a lot, Arnold, you asshole.

Hmm
well I've never really paid attention to his politics, but I can understand how something like that would put you off

I probably wouldn't go see another Arnold movie except for as a drunken joke, but that's just because I don't like crappy movies (unlike the other 90% of people in this country apparently).

Quiet Stranger:

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

What's even funnier was no one knew until he told his wife, if I was him I'd never tell (although if I was him I never would have cheated in the first place) I really wanted to see Arnie make a come back! Now I never will! booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

He really didn't have a choice in the matter. He'd been cheating on his wife with a housekeeper for 14 years, and had a love child with her (currently 10 years old). Arnold spent a lot of many on these "family friends" to keep things smooth. Recently, when his wife got suspicious of the housekeeper, Arnie fired her, and she threatened to go public. Arnie decided to put everything out in the open at that point.

Arnie wasn't coming clean because of a guilty conscious - he was backed into a corner by over a decade of lies and cover ups. I doubt that he'd currently do very well with any sort of project in which he was involved, especially in the more conservative demograph.

voorhees123:
...Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie... Him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit.

beema:
Do they really think people aren't going to go see a new Arnold Terminator because of this? I don't see why this personal situation should affect his acting career at all.

I think it is important to point out that only the comic is backing out from Arnold (mostly because the premise was based on "strong family man"). On all the other projects: Arnold is backing out on them.

I think that is a key point here; the studios aren't shunning him due to his image problems. He is backing out because he has personal issues to deal with. I think sometimes we forget that celebrities are human too. He screwed up, he admitted it, and now he's taking the time to deal with it. Sure, he's not a saint, he screwed up in the first place and kept it a secret for so long, but at least he's manning up to it.

If I was in his situation, and I had a career that demanding; I would scale back on work to deal with the problem too.

ZeroMachine:

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

It's more that his face will be less marketable at the moment. I know it sounds stupid, but I know a LOT of people that wouldn't go to see a movie of his because of what he did.

Yeah but these are probably the same people who believe the earth will come to an end tomorrow.

fozzy360:

beema:
This is ridiculous. Come on, what male celebrity hasn't fathered an illegitimate love child? Who really cares? Do they really think people aren't going to go see a new Arnold Terminator because of this?
I don't see why this personal situation should affect his acting career at all.

I don't think it's just his personal life that people are getting sick, and I speak only from the viewpoint of a Californian. People here are just pissed at his behavior as a governor, and this just kinda seems like that straw that broke the camel's back. To be frank, I'm amazed anyone here would even consider seeing anything with Arnold in it.

Either way, I hate the guy now, and now I feel dirty every time I watch T2. Thanks a lot, Arnold, you asshole.

What issues specifically are you referring to? He's actually pretty moderate politically. To be honest, I think he's only a republican because he viewed them as the only viable party at the time. They probably were too.

I'm glad to see that I am not the only person who really doesn't care about what he diddled on the side. (Although seriously gov couldn't you have picked something half your age if you were going to put up with this amount of BS? If you are gonna do something stupid, do something stupid with someone you are not going to need a paper bag for..I'm sorry that was hurtful..lol)

In all honesty, I think the story is being overblown by the media and really I didn't care about it because it really is a non issue. If someone threatened him with the secret love child thing (we call that dirt) then the best response is to air the dirt yourself before said person (who obviously WANTS something) can do so.

Wait? Did that sound like there was something else going on there? Lesee, recently fired the longtime housekeeper. (by the way isn't boning the Latina housekeeper like the BIGGEST cliche ever?)

Is what he did wrong? I dunno, ask Maria Shriver. (I think she is more qualified, don't you?)

Is it as bad as say torturing and murdering defenseless animals for fun and profit? (Nope.)

Does it really effect the politics of his state? (If it did that would be seriously pathetic, even for California.)

So he did something dumb which means I question his judgement, not his worth as a human being. Seriously, if you liked him before this you will probably still like him. (Unless you are so squeaky clean that you think you have never done anything dumb in your life then I will be happy to ask you to give me some of whatever you've been doing because I need some!)

If you disliked him before then you have something else to whine about. (Just for the love of the Flying Spaghetti Monster please don't tell me about it. I hear enough crying from my one month old.)

But would I like to see him do more films like the Terminator?

Hell yeah!

He did a pretty good job in those films and also if anyone is worried about him looking too old you should know that they have the ability to de-age Jeff Bridges which is no mean feat! (Check out Tron Legacy, it rocked!)

So long as he is in shape for the role I see no real issue. I have found that the world is full of twits, and that the media for the most part is the central nexus of twitdom. And you can tweet me on that.

In closing I'd like to thank Arnold Schwarzenegger for providing us with hours of entertainment. (No Kindergarten Cop and Twins and Junior DO NOT COUNT!)

Let's hope he doesn't do anything else pants-on-head-retarded anytime soon.

ReiverCorrupter:

ZeroMachine:

voorhees123:
What bullshit. Funny how people that cheat on there partners turn into family men fighting for there relationship when they are caught out? Him playing a terminator or whatever has no effect on his life, nor will it effect the movie. He has become the stereotypical terminator and him cheating on his wife wont stop that movie becoming a hit. Could alway make him a digital terminator like in the last movie. :-)

It's more that his face will be less marketable at the moment. I know it sounds stupid, but I know a LOT of people that wouldn't go to see a movie of his because of what he did.

Yeah but these are probably the same people who believe the earth will come to an end tomorrow.

No. They just don't like supporting people that do things against their morals. They're not morons.

We must remember that poor Arnold is only human. We all have secret love children out there somewhere and none of that has made any of us delay our movie careers, has it?

HankMan:
Looks like the Governator's return to acting has suffered a Total Recall

Perhaps even Terminated.

YES! There IS a god. That cartoon looked AWFUL. Glad to see at least ONE good thing came out of this. Hopefully a new Terminator will be made, at least.

As for the whole scandal itself, I am of the same opinion of this as I am of the Tiger Woods and Bill Clinton scandals: Yeah, that's not a good thing he did, but why do any of you CARE? The only person who this ultimately matters to is Arnold and his wife. Lets just leave it at that.

I'd be making a movie if I was him... I mean... she's tearing half of what he owns right from underhim... Likely- unless he was smart enough to get a prenup... and a gag order so she can't just write a book.

ZeroMachine:

ReiverCorrupter:

ZeroMachine:

It's more that his face will be less marketable at the moment. I know it sounds stupid, but I know a LOT of people that wouldn't go to see a movie of his because of what he did.

Yeah but these are probably the same people who believe the earth will come to an end tomorrow.

No. They just don't like supporting people that do things against their morals. They're not morons.

I never said they were morons. ;p

Obvious sarcasm and hyperbole aside, by your logic they should hate most movie stars. Johnny Depp refuses to get married and is therefore living in sin. Robert Downey Jr. was a drug addict too. Honestly I find people strange who reject public figures based upon their personal lives, maybe the people they should be really ashamed of are themselves for invading the private lives of public figures.

Plurralbles:
I'd be making a movie if I was him... I mean... she's tearing half of what he owns right from underhim... Likely- unless he was smart enough to get a prenup... and a gag order so she can't just write a book.

That would be a bad move on her part. She's a democrat and he's a republican so it would become a political imbroglio. I'm sure Fox news would find some way to twist it around.

Well so much for seeing him in the next Expendables. Sigh.
But when something like this comes up, it does require full attention. I hope he does what's right for the kid, and that the mother isn't just being a gold-digger. Though odds are in favor of that happening.
Why do I see someone out there thinking this would make a great reality show?
Ugh, I just had to think that. I need to go put my head in the oven.

Arnie, you said you'd be back! Please come back, you're sorely missed.

Oh come on! Yeah, it might put a damper on that hilariously stupid Governator idea, but you're going to stop acting over one harmless skeleton in your closet? This isn't a Mel Gibson deal where you've been revealed to be a batshit monster behind closed doors, this is a scenario dozens of other celebrities, politicians, world leaders, and whatnot go through. Most of us aren't going to decide against a Terminator film because of secret love affairs. In short, your love affairs are your business, the entertainment ones are ours. And we want more Arnold.

Wow . so he Stuck his {explicative} somehere it apparently didnt belong ? Oh my goodness , this has never happened before, its such a shock. its a put everything on hold kind of situation..
Wait..
No it isnt.

Schwarzenegger had planned to star in properties such as a new Terminator film and a superhero cartoon/comic book called Governator. Unfortunately, a wrench was recently thrown in the works when it was revealed that he fathered a love child while married to current wife Maria Shriver. The two have separated over the scandal.

Wow Arnie, way to go out on a high note.

Wolfenbarg:
Oh come on! Yeah, it might put a damper on that hilariously stupid Governator idea, but you're going to stop acting over one harmless skeleton in your closet? This isn't a Mel Gibson deal where you've been revealed to be a batshit monster behind closed doors, this is a scenario dozens of other celebrities, politicians, world leaders, and whatnot go through. Most of us aren't going to decide against a Terminator film because of secret love affairs. In short, your love affairs are your business, the entertainment ones are ours. And we want more Arnold.

How is this not worse than Mel Gibson? Mel held an opinion that could reasonably be explained as "he'd taken a lot of flak for passion of the christ." Meanwhile you can stack that against adultery and a hidden, illegitimate child. You're saying words speak louder than actions. For most people, that's just not so.

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