Here's how Terminator: Genesis will be "like Back to the Future"

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Jul 4, 2015, 4:01 PM EDT (Updated)

When you think of time-travel movies, have you ever said the words Terminator and Back to the Future in the same breath? Yeah, me neither. But the latest from the Terminator franchise, Genesis, will apparently change all that, at least in one way.

Hitfix's Drew McWeeny managed to get a hold of the script and took note of one very interesting sequence:

Kind of like Back to the Future, the Terminator: Genesis script folds into the first film in the series....There's a scene in the script where literally, we see the scene in the first Terminator where Arnold steps out, the punks threaten him, he rips Bill Paxton's heart out and takes his clothes and wanders off. And as soon as that scene ends, another Arnold Schwarzenegger who's older, and bearded and a very different version of the Terminator, comes walking in from the other side and plays another scene, right at the scene of that first incident.

That is very Back to the Future. The sequels for that movie often reused footage from the original only to add on minor alterations revealing that there was an even larger scope to those scenes than the audience (and characters) initially thought.

This also adds some insight to the title Genesis, doesn't it? Seems like changing the events from the original film will play at least some role in this newn movie.

What do you think -- interesting twist, or are they just going back to the well?

(via Comic Book Movie)

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