Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Terminator Salvation trailer description

AICN recently ran a story with a detailed description of the Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins trailer that is set to launch with The Dark Knight this summer. Here is that description in all its glory, its pretty damn cool.

" It opens with footage of people out in every day life. Christian Bale voiceovers
something like:

"I always knew it would happen"...

Than a pause...

"They told me I could stop it."

The same people begin looking to the sky....

"That I could save us"

Looks of horror come across their faces as he says,

"They were wrong"

Music rises as we cut to black for a second. The Terminator theme starts, with the duh duh,
duh, duh, duh

NEXT SUMMER appears on the screen...

We get a quick shot looking out over a sunny desert, and then a shot of Bale, in badass commando uniform and very recognizably the same guy who plays Batman, being lowered into a huge bunker of weapons.


rolls across, and we get mixed clips from inside one of the survivor bunkers as seen in Terminator 1 - but they look more concentration campish; very crowded, shots of Bale walking with a large crowd. And then the word...


The music quickly rises as we get shot of a huge truck racing down a high way, a shot or two of a helicopter flying mixed with more close ups of the actors when Bale whispers, "They're coming"

It all goes quiet.

Massive drums blare the beginning of the theme (again) but this time much louder, more pumped up, as we get a metallic silver T that morphs into a 4.

We then get the big money shot of the trailer. Its Bale on a motorcycle with some girl on the back.

They speed through a door of what looks like a warehouse toward us. As soon as they pass the screen, a huge terminator on wheels, a lot like the one they battle in the first one, smashes through the wall, chasing them. It looks awesome.

It then says:

Memorial Day 2009.

I was not a big fan of T3 aside from the ending, but this looks really good."

Nice eh? I'm definitely looking forward to this one. The movie, as it says will come out May 22nd, 2009.


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