Arnold Schwarzenegger Reading Three Scripts

The Governator has finally left Sacramento and is already looking over scripts for future film roles.

Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to film
Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to film
Arnold Schwarzenegger has just barely left the Governor's office, and is already talking about returning to film. The actor told Austrian publication (via that he is currently looking at three scripts. Here's what Arnold Schwarzenegger had to say:

"Currently I'm reading three scripts. One topic/script, which I considered a long time ago before governor, is delighting me particularly. In it I would play an older soldier, who gets the order at the ending of the war to kill a bunch of kids. But he doesn't do it and get them to safety at the risk of his life and it has all kind of adventure. This script is based on a true story!"

"In the future I have to adapt my roles to my age. Clint Eastwood also has done it in the same way. Extreme fighting or shooting is not possible anymore. I want to be more encouraged as an actor and I believe that I can manage this challenge. I am like a sponge, which is absorbing all the knowledge and always be willing to learn all new things."

With Wings As Eagles, written by Randall Wallace is based on the true life story about a German officer who does not agree with his surrounding Nazi party and instead helps the American POWs escape.

Nothing else is known about the other scripts, and no production dates have been set.

Sources: The Arnold Fans

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Comments (51)

  1. CBF

    @diaigma Lmao... Simpsons movie reference. Come on Shwarz, do Expendables 2! Lend your motion capture to Terminator franchise!

    4 years agoby @comicbookfanFlag

  2. CUPID


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  3. Diaigma

    He was elected to lead . . . not to read! :D
    But now that he's no longer Governor, I guess he can read again.

    4 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  4. CUPID

    Yes he did.

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag

  5. WongFu

    he said he'll be back

    4 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  6. RojoDiablo

    Sounds like a perfect role for him to kick off his real return to films! Should be awesome.

    4 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  7. Drasko Andjic

    Man is back!

    1.Expendables 2
    2.With wings as Eagles
    3.King Conan
    4.Something like Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry movies

    4 years agoby @drasko-andjicFlag

  8. incmob

    @supes... your dead on... arnold has screen charisma, and although he could blow things up with the best of em, he always found ways of reinventing himself. twins as well as kindergarten cop are perfect examples... he didnt blow up one thing in those films, yet it was great seeing him with that sort of charm, which was the complete opposite of what he was known for at the time. Very few actors can transition like that. hell i might even watch a 90 minute film of arnold taking a dump, while shooting some terrorists... all before he is even done reading the latest issue of "Harpers Magazine"... lol.

    4 years agoby @incmobFlag

  9. the Narrator

    @geek, spot on man. Bring on the classic one liners (within reason of course).

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  10. The Real Lex Luthor

    I liked Jingle all the way.... @Moviegeek

    Anyway Arnold can do whatever he wants but I want True Lies 2, and 3 god dammit! :)

    4 years agoby @thajackalFlag

  11. moviegeek

    Arnold's a likable guy.

    Things he shouldn't go into:
    1) Family comedies (I'm looking at you Dwayne Johnson)
    2) Dumb action films based solely on his star power.

    Things he should go into:
    1) More complex action fare with more character depth.
    2) Broad comedies

    4 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  12. Pjwolsker

    he needs to be in The Expendables 2, not as a bad guy but as a rival.. like competition. and he needs to be in the next Terminator movie. Bale signed on for a franchise so he should come back. even if its a cameo like last time but have him be really there and he needs to speak

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  13. masterofthemoon

    He should do another Terminator movie and kick Christian Bale's a$$ from one end of the Earth to the next!

    4 years agoby @masterofthemoonFlag

  14. GerardKing

    He's Back!

    4 years agoby @gerardkingFlag

  15. Dan

    @incmob Not only that, but I've always thought he was naturally funny, too. Not just because of his silly accent, but from his charisma. He makes me laugh without trying. I've missed actors like that.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  16. incmob

    I am really excited about this as well... I never thought i would feel it but i think cinema has been a bit empty without an arnold film every 2 or 3 years. Granted most of his movies were never shakepearean, but that is the glory of them all, even with duds such as last action hero and junior i would be very pleased to go see an arnold film today. He is very smart, to be looking at his options too as an aging action star, i even thought in the expendables he looked pretty old too, compared to bruce willis, who i am not sure if he even ages anymore... but kudos to this, hope to see him back in the next few years.

    4 years agoby @incmobFlag

  17. Remy72883

    hell yeah cant wait to see him back in action the soldier story sounds really interesting, let me be the first to say with pun intended,

    You always said you'd be back,

    so i say


    4 years agoby @remy72883Flag

  18. Moviemaniack1993

    I know it won't happen but I would love to see a True Lies 2 with Jamie Lee Curtis and Tom Arnold returning.

    4 years agoby @moviemaniack1993Flag

  19. Jimthar

    it's cool that he's gonna do more movies but, no more terminator for arnold. he's too old and he doesn't look right as the character anymore. even in T3 he looked kinda awkward. i like what they did with him in T: SALVATION but he himself doesn't need to be in them anymore. time for him to hang up his terminator boots.
    but looking forward to his new movies, whatever they may be.

    4 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  20. MovieManiac

    This is the best news that i have heard all day.

    4 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  21. Ultimatum

    Oh yes, yes, yes.

    4 years agoby @theultimatumFlag

  22. K.Guy


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  23. Shadow Of The Day


    4 years agoby @asifFlag

  24. Tropicthunder217

    I'm like a SpONGE!

    4 years agoby @tropicthunder217Flag

  25. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I could cry with excitement

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  26. Summit10

    then you can continue your mettle with Barney :)

    4 years agoby @summit10Flag

  27. Daveactor7

    AWESOME! With wings as eagles sounds like an excellent role for him

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  28. Pjwolsker

    he's a smart man

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  29. ChiRep_1

    Ahhh Arnold Schwarzenegger and his infamous one liners are returning.. I can finally breathe a deep sigh of relief. =P

    4 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  30. Cripple


    4 years agoby @crippleFlag

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