The Terminator franchise, one in all Hollywood’s longest-running ones, will now be an animated collection on Netflix. As part of their Geeked Week promotional cycle, the OTT platform introduced the brand new collection that’ll be made underneath the working title Terminator: The Anime Series.
The collection, created by Japanese animation studio Production IG, will observe new characters. Helmed by Masashi Kudo, Matt Tomlin is the showrunner, govt producer and author.
According to an official synopsis, reported by Variety, “2022: A future war has raged for decades between the few human survivors and an endless army of machines. 1997: The AI known as Skynet gained self-awareness and began its war against humanity. Caught between the future and this past is a soldier sent back in time to change the fate of humanity. She arrives in 1997 to protect a scientist named Malcolm Lee who works to launch a new AI system designed to compete with Skynet’s impending attack on humanity. As Malcolm navigates the moral complexities of his creation, he is hunted by an unrelenting assassin from the future which forever alters the fate of his three children.”
The franchise which started with James Cameron’s 1984 movie, The Terminator, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, spans six movies, a tv collection, novels, comics and video video games. The upcoming collection marks the first animated mission. Watch the official announcement video right here: