New Terminator screenwriters have worked on Avatar and... Drive Angry?

There's actual forward motion on the new Terminator film, which Megan Ellison and her brother David have been trying to get off the ground for a while. According to Deadline, two new screenwriters have been hired to collaborate on the project... and they're kind of a weird pairing. » 1/17/13 12:26pm 1/17/13 12:26pm

New Terminator starts over from scratch, and picks up a Mission…

The next Terminator movie has been in limbo since Megan Ellison first won the bidding war to take over the rights. And now, she's ready to move ahead. According to Deadline, Ellison who has produced movies such as The Master and Zero Dark Thirty, has finally completed the purchase of the Terminator rights from… » 12/03/12 4:41pm 12/03/12 4:41pm

Spike Jonze's Next Movie: A Man Falls in Love With His Phone

Spike Jonze is back to making movies about grown-ups, after the bizarre and somewhat polarizing Where The Wild Things Are. And his new movie, reportedly titled Her, is commenting on our relationship with technology in a way that sounds really fascinating: A man falls in love with the operating system on his phone,… » 9/04/12 12:40pm 9/04/12 12:40pm

Another Setback for Terminator 5

A fifth (and maybe sixth) installment in the Terminator series seemed like a questionable notion, until maverick producer Megan Ellison (who helped produce True Grit) won a bidding war for the film rights. Since then, we've been cautiously optimistic — but the next Terminator sequel keeps having setbacks. » 9/21/11 8:20am 9/21/11 8:20am

Megan Ellison Wins the Terminator Movie Rights!

Indie film producer Megan Ellison has just bought the rights to the Terminator franchise. Annapurna Pictures (Ellison's company) will team up with director Justin Lin and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Rumor has it they can make "at least two more" Terminator films, wrapping up the saga of Skynet, before the rights revert to… » 5/13/11 10:13am 5/13/11 10:13am

Can indie film financier Megan Ellison save the Terminator franchise?

Indie film financier Megan Ellison has started an all-out bidding war for the Terminator movie rights against Lionsgate. Which means the new Terminator movie could actually be made a studio that isn't merely out to sell licensing rights to Slurpee. » 5/12/11 11:30am 5/12/11 11:30am