Terminator Dark Fates first trailer brings Linda Hamilton back as Sarah Connor

first_img 77 Photos Reyes, Davis and Hamilton will see you now. Paramount Pictures The Terminator is back. For the sixth time.The latest in the series, Terminator: Dark Fate, teased us Wednesday with a sunset-drenched poster focused on Linda Hamilton, the mother of cool mothers, as Sarah Connor. Then came the trailer on Thursday, placing her front and center with a moment inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s gunslinging coolness. Tags 2:28 Dark Fate is a direct sequel to James Cameron’s Judgement Day, ignoring everything that happened in 2015’s widely panned Genisys, as well as Rise of The Machines and Salvation. The poster promises the sequel’s events will take place “the day after Judgment Day,” with Sarah Connor as the future leader of the Resistance in the war against Skynet, another AI humans can’t seem to get along with.Terminator newcomer Mackenzie Davis, who Black Mirror fans will know from the episode San Junipero, plays a super-soldier sent from the future to protect Natalia Reyes’ Dani Ramos from a new Terminator. Saving a minor who’s important for reasons that’ll become clear in the future? Sounds like the franchise is returning to its jam.Notably, behind-the-scenes an exciting story played out, with Cameron returning to the franchise as a producer after regaining the film rights this year. Deadpool director Tim Miller will take charge, so we can hope there’ll be moments of comedy among the many big fights.Terminator: Dark Fate will storm into theatres Nov. 1. Now playing: Watch this: Commentscenter_img Terminator: Dark Fate’s first trailer reveals a battle-ready… 2019 movies to geek out over Share your voice 7 TV and Movieslast_img read more

Hollywood Women Launch Initiative To Stop Sexual Harassment

first_imgEvan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/APReese Witherspoon arrives at the 27th annual Independent Film Project’s Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in November. Witherspoon is one of hundreds of Hollywood women backing the Time’s Up initiative against sexual harassment.Some of Hollywood’s most powerful women have teamed up to launch an initiative aimed at combating sexual harassment inside and outside their industry after an avalanche of allegations set in motion by the Harvey Weinstein scandal.In a full-page open letter published in Monday’s New York Times, 300 prominent actresses, female agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives announced the campaign called Time’s Up. A few of the more famous Hollywood women who signed the letter include Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, Kerry Washington, Rashida Jones, and Ashley Judd.It’s time to shift the balance in the workplace, from representing the few to representing us all. Sign the #TIMESUP solidarity letter and donate to the #TIMESUP Legal Defense Fund right here: https://t.co/GNhkSnWIDb pic.twitter.com/a5oi2Sbaam— TIME’S UP (@timesupnw) January 1, 2018“The struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; time’s up on this impenetrable monopoly,” the letter says.The Time’s Up initiative includes:A $13 million legal defense fund to help women in blue-collar jobs and farm workDrafting of legislation to punish companies that tolerate sexual harassment and to discourage nondisclosure agreements in such cases.A push to reach gender parity in Hollywood studios and talent agencies; and a call for women walking the red carpet at the Golden Globes to wear black as a sign of protest and solidarity.Shonda Rhimes, executive producer of such television series as Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, was quoted in the Times as saying: “It’s very hard for us to speak righteously about the rest of anything if we haven’t cleaned our own house.”Witherspoon said that in the past women have been “siloed off from each other.”“We’re finally hearing each other, and seeing each other, and now locking arms in solidarity with each other, and in solidarity for every woman who doesn’t feel seen, to be finally heard,” she said, according to the Times.Since October, when dozens of women began coming forward to accuse producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, numerous men in prominent industries have been forced to resign over sexual harassment claims, including top editors at NPR.Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Sharelast_img read more