James Cameron’s Terminator 2
Director James Cameron talks about the marketing they used for the movie Terminator 2.
Definitely, Terminator 2 It is one of the most important science fiction films in the history of cinema. In addition, it consolidated James Cameron as one of the great directors already Arnold Schwarzenegger like a world star.
The original trailer for Terminator 2 already showed the T-800 (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as the good guy, while the great villain would be the T-1000 (Robert Patrick)so there was a big SPOILER Of the plot. But it is something that does not matter much to James Cameron and defends the marketing department of that film in Empire.
“We’ve all had our battles with executives, but the case you mention was not a battle. The guys at Carolco, Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, were good partners with me on Terminator 2, and I ran the marketing charge, including showing Arnold as the good guy. It wasn’t some kind of Sixth Sense twist that is revealed only at the end of the movie. He is revealed to be the protector at the end of the first act. And I always feel like you lead with your strongest story element in selling a movie.”
Here we leave you a Terminator 2 trailer.
As we can see, the narrator’s voice says that the T-800 he was once programmed to destroy the future. But now she has to protect him. So, the viewers already knew the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, the movie is so good, it doesn’t matter if you know that, it’s just as enjoyable. In addition, to this day it has not lost any quality and that speaks highly of the work of James Cameron.
Now the director just released Avatar: The Sense of Wateranother film that is making history and has already grossed more than 2,176 million dollars worldwide.
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