Netflix’s Geeked Week 2023 live-stream came with yet another big news for all the viewers on Nov 12, 2023. In a surprising announcement, it was revealed that the classic film “Terminator” is set to receive an anime adaptation by Production I.G, with Skydance Entertainment serving as executive producer.
The project also revealed the involvement of Mattson Tomlin as the showrunner, executive producer, and writer.
The anime will be distributed exclusively on Neflix.
Accompanying the news was a first-look announcement video for Terminator anime.
The plot of Terminator anime is described as:
“In August 1997, a computer scientist named Malcom Lee is working furiously from his lab in Tokyo to launch an AI program he believes will save the world. As the course of the future changes from the past, an unrelenting assassin is send back in time to murder Malcom and his three children in order to ensure its future dominance over humanity.
The assassin is followed through time by a lone soldier who will do anything to keep Malcom and his family alive in order to prove once and for all there is no fate.“
Matt Tomlin shared his enthusiasm regarding the project, stating, “Anyone who knows my writing knows I believe in taking big swings and going for the heart. I’m honored that Netflix and Skydance have given me the opportunity to approach ‘Terminator’ in a way that breaks conventions, subverts expectations and has real guts”.
Terminator is an American media franchise created by James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd. The franchise encompasses a series of science fiction action films, comics, novels and additional media, concerning a total war between Skynet’s synthetic intelligence – a self-aware military machine network – and John Connor’s Resistance forces comprising the survivors of the human race.
Source: Netflix’s Geeked Week Live-stream