Arnie received’t be again after his newest Terminator movie bombed.
Darkish Destiny seems set to change into one of the vital costly film flops ever and will find yourself within the purple by nearly £120million.
It has destroyed hopes Schwarzenegger would possibly return to make one other movie within the 35-year sci-fi franchise.
Arnie, 72, is claimed to be “shell-shocked” that followers have abandoned the sequence that spawned his catchphrase: “I’ll be again.”
A supply near the veteran motion hero confirmed yesterday: “He can’t consider the numbers are this dangerous.
“That is an epic failure neither he nor anybody else noticed coming.
“It’s heading in direction of a humiliating catastrophe for him except there may be some sudden surge of curiosity in a number of nations – however that appears extremely unlikely at this stage.”
The movie took lower than £23m in a dismal opening weekend within the US, the place it acquired blended critiques.
Elsewhere, it took lower than £80m. It value £144.4m to make, on high of which studio chiefs accepted an additional £78m for international advertising and marketing, in accordance with the film business journal Selection.
They’d excessive hopes that the flick – which reunites Arnie with unique 1984 co-star Linda Hamilton and likewise the unique Terminator producer, James Cameron – would replicate the success of the sooner episodes.
Eric Handler, a media analyst with Connecticut-based agency MKM Companions, believes Terminator: Darkish Destiny might find yourself because the biggest-ever loser within the film enterprise.
He mentioned: “They have been clearly hoping this franchise might nonetheless resonate with followers.
“That is an ageing franchise with ageing actors and the critiques have been mediocre.
“Pretty much as good because it might need been up to now, it simply doesn’t maintain the identical attraction a