Emilia Clarke Will Not Be Returning to Play Sarah Connor in Any ‘Terminator’ Sequels

By April 21, 2016
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If you were looking at the cast list only, then last year’s Terminator: Genisys should have been awesome. From the casting of Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor even initially, the film had sounded promising, and then as we began to learn more and more about its story and tone, it just seemed to get worse and worse until the actual film turned out to be just as abysmal and forgettable as we had hoped it wouldn’t be.

After word of some more possible installments in the franchise from Arnold Schwarzenegger recently as well, it looks like the Terminator movies will be moving ahead in some way, though it’s not clear what direction they’ll be taking yet. Although, we now know who we can expect not to see in any of the future sequels.

ComingSoon.Net recently spoke with Clarke about the possibility of her returning as Sarah Connor in the future, and the actress responded surprisingly quickly:

“No. Can I say that? It’s okay. No. Uh-uh. But I have some very different roles coming up.”

Taking advantage of the momentum that Thrones has given her now, I don’t blame Clarke for probably jumping ship as soon as she could when it comes to the Terminator films, which have just degraded in quality the longer they’ve gone on, and were clearly not the first franchise that Clarke should have been involved in after her Thrones breakout. It’ll be interesting to see which roles she’s referring to as well, and if we can expect to see her name pop up in some more well-known titles moving forward or not.

Until then, we can expect to see Clarke reprising her role as Daenerys Targaryen this weekend with the sixth season premiere of Thrones on HBO, as well as in the romantic-comedy, Me Before You, later this summer.

Make sure to keep checking back for more updates — right here on GeekNation.

Alex Welch

Alex Welch

Alex dreams of meeting a girl with a yellow umbrella, and spends too much time* staring at a movie screen. His vocabulary consists mostly of movie quotes and 80s song lyrics. *Debatable
  • David Johnson

    The Only #GameOfThrones #SarahConnors is #LenaHeadey & Hell with Arnold #SummerGlau was a Better Terminator!!!

  • Jose

    She’s gonna be Captain Marvel!