Not a typo: new ‘Terminator’ film now titled ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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The upcoming Terminator film formally known as Genesis has been retitled — or rather, respelled. Confirmed via an Instagram post from Arnold Schwarzenegger, the official name is Terminator: Genisys. G-E-N-I-S-Y-S.

Now, you might be thinking, “I get the ‘sys’ part — as in system, har har — but what about the “I”? Shouldn’t it be Genesys?” Clearly that’s another tease about the plot, where robots assert psychological dominance by arbitrarily changing the spelling of words (think: newspeak from Orwell’s 1984). Or maybe it’s a reference to “Generation I,” which Urban Dictionary says is a reference to a “generation of people who feel entitled to celebrity.” Oh! Maybe it’s actually an abbreviation of “genie” and in the third act a supreme…

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