Miller and Cameron, whose movie will act as though only the first two films exist, won't specify how an older T-800 fits into the plot, but they note it makes sense that the flesh outside of the Terminator's endo-skeleton would age.
Opening July 26, 2019, the untitled film will reportedly serve as a direct sequel to Terminator: Judgement Day. I think we should embrace his age.
Cameron and Miller's film will act as though only The Terminator and Terminator 2 exist, ignoring 2003's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, 2009's Terminator: Salvation, and Genisys.
The "Terminator" franchise involves killer robots that travel to the present from a dystopian future ruled by malevolent machines. Will he continue to play a Terminator, or will this finally be the film that finally sees him play a human character of some kind?
David Ellison of Skydance is putting the money behind the project, which is said to be looking for "top-flight science fiction authors" to help Cameron and Miller right the ship. Of particular promise was that Miller stated very vehemently that the movie will not take place in an alternate reality or timeline, stating that the consequences and costs of events that transpire carry more weight for the characters within a causality-based timeline.
"Believe me, there was no lack of things up on the whiteboard. And that's what's going to make it interesting and fresh for the fans".
While there have been many attempts to resuscitate Terminator since Cameron directed Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 1991, this is a huge try to get the sci-fi action series back on the rails after 2015's Terminator: Genisys fizzled stateside with $89.8 million off a production cost of $155M.