She'll Be Back: Linda Hamilton to Return to 'Terminator' Franchise - NBC Southern California

She'll Be Back: Linda Hamilton to Return to 'Terminator' Franchise

'Terminator' creator James Cameron announced Hamilton's casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night

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    She'll Be Back: Linda Hamilton to Return to 'Terminator' Franchise
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    Actress Linda Hamilton is returning to the Terminator franchise.

    Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."

    "Terminator" creator James Cameron announced Hamilton's casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported. Paramount Pictures, which is distributing the planned sequel, confirmed the news Wednesday.

    Cameron is producing the sequel, which "Deadpool" filmmaker Tim Miller is directing. Arnold Schwarzenegger is also set to return.

    Cameron, who was once married to Hamilton, recently compared Wonder Woman unfavorably to Hamilton's "Terminator" character, Sarah Connor. Cameron called Gal Gadot's superhero an "objectified icon," but said Connor was defined by "pure grit."

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