The platform Netflix announced that it is partnering with Skydance Productions and animation studios Production IG to produce an anime series based on the sci-fi franchise Terminator. Mattson Tomlin ((Project achievement, The Batman) serves as showrunner and executive producer.
The President and CEO of Production IG, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, mentioned: "I asked my old friend and colleague Mamoru Oshii what he thought of the idea of turning the Terminator into an animated series. His answer was "Ishikawa, are you crazy?" At that moment I was confident that we should get on board. As big fans, our Production IG team is doing everything possible to develop this series. We hope the fans like it!».
The owners of the franchise rights Terminator They had planned a series of animated short films created by leading European and Japanese "writers" in 2008, but the project did not start as planned the following year. The animation project would have focused on the "Judgment Day (Judgment day) ”, The defining day in the many stories of the franchise Terminator when the Skynet defense system begins to launch nuclear weapons that would destroy much of humanity. The legendary T-800 robot is a Skynet weapon that travels through time and has been both antagonist and protagonist in the various Terminator projects since the first film in 1984.
Source: Official Twitter account