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Arnold Schwarzenegger has criticized the Terminator sequels Genisys and Darkish Destiny, saying they have been “not nicely written”.

The actor, who has starred in each Terminator movie besides 2009’s Terminator Salvation the place his facial likeness was proven utilizing CGI, mentioned he was “carried out” with the franchise throughout an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

“The franchise will not be carried out. I’m carried out,” Schwarzenegger mentioned. “I acquired the message loud and clear that the world needs to maneuver on with a special theme relating to The Terminator.

“Somebody has to provide you with an ideal thought. The Terminator was largely accountable for my success, so I all the time would take a look at it very fondly.”

Whereas Schwarzenegger is a fan of the primary three motion pictures, he has much less affection for the latest sequels: Terminator Genisys and Terminator: Darkish Destiny.

Arnold Schwarzenegger. CREDIT: Ethan Miller/Getty Pictures

“The primary three motion pictures have been nice,” the actor added. “Quantity 4 [Salvation] I used to be not in as a result of I used to be governor. Then 5 [Genisys] and 6 [Dark Fate] didn’t shut the deal so far as I’m involved. We knew that forward of time as a result of they have been simply not nicely written.”

Terminator Genisys was broadly panned by critics when it was launched in 2015. The movie, which additionally stars Emilia Clarke, holds a 26 per cent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

After the poor reception of Genisys, 2019’s Terminator: Darkish Destiny tried to course right by serving as a direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The movie, written by David Goyer, Justin Rhodes and Billy Ray from a narrative by unique director James Cameron, noticed Linda Hamilton reprise her position as Sarah Connor.

Whereas the movie was higher obtained by critics, the movie bombed on the field workplace and resulted in a monetary lack of over $120million (£100million).

Final yr, Cameron mentioned he believed the movie flopped as a result of the choice to carry again Schwarzenegger and Hamilton meant it solely appealed to older viewers.

“I feel the issue, and I’m going to put on this one, is that I refused to do it with out Arnold,” Cameron advised Deadline. “[Director] Tim [Miller] didn’t need Arnold, however I mentioned, ‘Look, I don’t need that. Arnold and I’ve been pals for 40 years, I may hear it, and it will go like this: ‘Jim, I can’t consider you’re making a Terminator film with out me.’”

He added: “I feel what occurred is I feel the film may have survived having Linda in it, I feel it may have survived having Arnold in it, however while you put Linda and Arnold in it after which, you already know, she’s 60-something, he’s 70-something, impulsively it wasn’t your Terminator film, it wasn’t even your dad’s Terminator film, it was your granddad’s Terminator film. And we didn’t see that.”

In a four-star evaluate of Terminator: Darkish Destiny, NME described it as a “shocking and rousing return to kind”.