Actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, who recently announced his comeback to acting, is now said to be returning to Terminator film franchise. The Hollywood star has reportedly signed on to star in the next installment of the sci-fi film series, which will be directed by Justin Lin.
According to sources, Arnold Schwarzenegger has given Hollywood agency CAA approval to discuss a potential new Terminator movie with studios. But sources claim that the actor will not fully commit to the project, until he sees a script and specifics about the project. As for the studio, Universal, Sony, Lionsgate, and CBS Films are allegedly vying for tackling the project.
The Hollywood action hero and ex-California governor's last major onscreen was in 2003 summer hit Terminator 3. Although he has confirmed his comeback to the film franchise, it is not clear whether he will take to the big guns or play in less active roles.