With Christian Bale joining the "Terminator" franchise as John Connor, it's no surprise that his co-star, Moon Bloodgood, isn't worried by "Star Trek's" success when "Terminator Salvation" opens this week. Bale did make Batman cool again after all.
So when the film opens Thursday, Bloodgood thinks that "Terminator" has just as good a chance as any movie does to live long and prosper. Why? Because she was expecting a success in "Star Trek." "I knew 'Star Trek' was going to be huge. I'm a Trekkie. I love it," she told MTV News. "You can never predict something to be big."
Bloodgood is hoping that fans of the "Terminator" franchise will turn out in huge numbers to see just what will happen in the saga that began with James Cameron's 1984 sci-fi thriller, 25 years before Bale's Connor was old enough to be featured on-screen. "I'd like to think we're a little bit different because we have John Connor and it's ten years after the bombs have dropped and we've got this new character, [Sam Worthington's] Marcus Wright," she said. "So, I don't know! I hope it does well."
If it does, the film's director McG has already laid the groundwork for a sequel by way of "Salvation's" barely mentioned Kate Connor pregnancy. "Now, I would never be so bold to presume that there will be another ['Terminator' sequel]," McG said. "But we've arced out a story that includes that child and its fate and what it becomes in this world of man versus machine."