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So rumor has it that Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron are going work together again on Avatar 2… woo hoo. Pardon me for not being super excited, I know Terminator 1 and 2 were amazing and True Lies was pretty damn good as well, but I never looked at either of them and thought, “My God! What a terrific actor that Arnold is!” I like Arnold as much as the average person. Big and action filled, good for a laugh every now and then, but he doesn’t exactly have he acting prowess of, well most other actors, adding him to the cast of a serious movie is an… interesting choice.

 Can the TERMINATOR save AVATAR 2?

But no matter how good or bad Arnold is, chances are he won’t help the movie too much. Avatar was one of the most over hyped, unoriginal, wastes of money I have ever seen. It was a very pretty movie, but I don’t go to the movies to look at the trees. I have to assume that somehow Avatar 2 will be an original story line, but Disney already made Pocahontas 2. Maybe Cameron can just copy that too. Anyone who watched the first and didn’t think of the sequel immediately most likely fell asleep. Obvious the humans will come back to keep trying to get the gold (oops, I meant unobtanium; what a clever name Cameron) and try to kill the native creatures again. Arnold will most likely play a general of the human army, because him voicing a Na’vi would just come off as a joke.

If you can’t already tell, I was not a fan of Avatar and have no intention to see 2, 3, or 4.  Arnold being in it would pique my curiosity though. I would like to see him try to get back into roles that don’t soley consist of cheesy one-liners and blowing things up (Expandables FTW!). Would he be enough to get me to go see Avatar 2? Yes. He might just be enough.


Source: Latino Review, Screen Crush

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  • bil ratherton

    Look, I saw Avatar again recently and liked it more than the second time, but I don’t think I would ever defend it.

    Just please help me spread the word.
    Which word?
    “piqued”, rather than “peaked”.
    It’s from the French, meaning pricked like a needle.

    I don’t say this to be a dick, just I like the word is all.

  • Nick

    It would pique your interest. You can’t peak interest.

  • Wallace Morrison

    If you went to see Avatar for anything else other than a pretty picture and trees, then the joke is really on you (the writer included). Seriously. What’s more funny is to not know that, ..that Cameron only did the film to stretch the boundaries of cinematography as he has well said, like he said about the Terminator is quite dumb founding since this is suppose to be a reviews website and the writer is to give information that has some authority about the film industry. It’s the only reason, as he has said to do another Avatar, to shoot in this new camera style that’ll blow away the last 3D effects away. Just to remind you, if you have ever heard of James Cameron, that he is a special effects guy like Michael Bay is to explosions and everything else comes second. The only reason to bring in Arnold is the star power to fund his A2. He talks about stories and quite frankly is good at it and that is what has made him a top guy, but his first interest is special effects. If you are looking for interesting stories first, go see an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

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