Budapest Reporter | Jul 27, 2021 | 0
Made in Hungary – Terminator: Dark Fate
The sixth installment of The Terminator film franchise, Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) is an American science fiction action film directed by Tim Miller and written by David Goyer and Billy Ray from a story by James Cameron, Charles Eglee, and Josh Friedman. Starring Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the T-800 Terminator, respectively, reuniting the actors after 28 years.
The movie takes place 27 years after the events of the second Terminator film. One of the key characters is Sarah Connor, and the half-human, half-cyborg Grace (Mackenzie Davis) who both have to defend a girl called Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) from dying. If anything happens to her, or if she dies, humanity will cease to exist. Skynet this time sends a REV-9 type terminator back to the past, and that is what they have to keep away from her. To their help, there will be everyone’s favorite, T-800.
The filming crew arrived in Hungary on July 19, 2018. Filming locations here included Origo Film Studios, this is where they made the C-5 plane scene. This sequence involves the characters floating in the fuselage in zero gravity. This set-piece was the largest ever built, it was made on an 85-ton gimbal. The whole dream was turned into reality by special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould. In the city of Komárom, at the old Nokia factory, is where the scenes for the detention center were filmed. In September 2018, filming took place at the Mercedes-Benz Factory in Kecskemét.
The movie was released on October 23, 2019, in Europe and on November 1, 2019, in the United States of America.