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…