Movie stars appear almost anywhere to promote their films. Talk shows. Malls. Preview screenings. And, in recent years, military installations.
The latter does more than spread the news about a given project. It gives the men and women of the U.S. Military a well-deserved break. So kudos to former governor and current Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger for bringing an early screening of his new film to Camp Pendleton, Calif. on June 14.
Schwarzenegger returns to the “Terminator” franchise via “Terminator Genisys,” in theaters now. The sequel is the first featuring the ex-bodybuilder since 2003’s “Terminator: Rise of the Machines.” The film has underwhelmed at the domestic box office, but stronger overseas sales may still trigger a sequel.
Here is the film’s official synopsis courtesy of Paramount Pictures:
When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future…