Warner might be a little confusing to follow where everything has gone in the 35 years since director James Cameron's original The Terminator movie came out; there have been multiple reboots, alternate timelines, and pretty much any sci-fi plot device you can imagine.
With the coming release of Terminator: Dark Fate, the series is looking to return to basics, with Cameron and Linda Hamilton joining Arnold Schwarzenegger in the series for the first time since 1991.
The original Terminator film wasn't super high budget, and Arnold wasn't even originally going to play the titular character—he was first tapped to play Kyle Reese, sent back to save human kind.
This movie had a lot of hype behind it, but generally speaking didn't live up to the heights of the first two films in the franchise (Terminator 3 sits at a respectable 69% on Rotten Tomatoes as of now).
The movie keeps Arnold's Terminator as a good guy, while Kristanna Loken plays the villain, the first female Terminator.
Watch It Here Dark Fate (2019) The latest hope in revitalizing the franchise, Dark Fate will serve as a direct sequel to Terminator 2, writing the other movies in the franchise off as alternate timelines.
In conjunction with that, the movie will see Arnold return again, along with Linda Hamilton and James Cameron being involved for the first time since Terminator 2.