Helena Bonham Carter Boards ‘Terminator Salvation’

She will play a small but pivotal role in the fourth installment.

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Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to board McG's Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, the fourth installment in the franchise kicked off by James Cameron in 1984. According to The Hollywood Reporter, roles in the new film have been kept under wraps, but insiders described the Bonham Carter role as small but pivotal.

The addition of Bonham Carter -- who in addition to being nominated for an Oscar for 1998's The Wings of the Dove is a five-time Golden Globe nominee -- would bring a prestige element to the summer tentpole.

Principal photography started last month in New Mexico, with the hopes that most exteriors will be shot before a potential SAG strike. Warners is scheduled to release the action film in May.

Terminator Salvation was released May 21st, 2009 and stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Moon Bloodgood, Helena Bonham Carter, Anton Yelchin, Jadagrace, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common. The film is directed by McG.

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  1. Nicholaus XX

    @danbrch -- How kind of you.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  2. Jonnred

    I think the movie has a great cast and is so far the only thing I like about it but with the writers of Catwoman and the director of Charlie's Angels 1 and 2 I just don't know yet.

    7 years agoby @jonnredFlag

  3. Sonorad

    Be careful. This woman will be a BOND (007) Girl. Big Potential.

    7 years agoby @sonoradFlag

  4. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    ...then I would bitch slap 'er.

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  5. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    I would have her ride me on top so that her titti*s will jiggle in front of my face.

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  6. Vamp

    Why don't you people grow up?!

    7 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  7. Stiles

    I'd hit it.

    7 years agoby @stilesFlag

  8. Stiles

    I'd hit it.

    7 years agoby @stilesFlag

  9. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    Hurh hurh...you got some nice purty lips thar boyee.

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  10. Solar XI

    she has some nice lips

    7 years agoby @solarxiFlag

  11. ShadowfoxSC


    7 years agoby @shadowscFlag

  12. revolution909

    I love her! i think she'll do a great job

    7 years agoby @comida910Flag

  13. The Dark Knight

    don't know yet

    7 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  14. DasBoot


    7 years agoby @dasbootFlag

  15. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    Nice titti*s! Mmmm!!!

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  16. Vamp

    Helena Bonham Carter rules!!!!! I have to see this movie now!!!!!

    7 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  17. Solar XI

    what i meant to say is that most of her roles lately are an exotic type. I like her.

    7 years agoby @solarxiFlag

  18. The Kwisatz Haderach

    She is engaged to Tim Burton since like 2001 or something like that.

    7 years agoby @the-kwisatz-haderachFlag

  19. Timmy

    She is awesome slim!

    7 years agoby @timmyFlag

  20. Solar XI

    Christian Bale is just natural, but Helena is just weird...

    7 years agoby @solarxiFlag

  21. EDvolvED

    As long as they figure out a new title before its released, I'm in. Right now it sounds way too "Direct to DVDish."

    7 years agoby @edvolvedFlag

  22. CelluloidDreams

    Oddly, her attachment interests me far more than even Christian Bale's. And there, I have to hand it to McG -- every time I think my vague interest in this movie is dead, he finds a way to stir it up again.

    7 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  23. Solar XI

    Is she really married to Tim Burton?

    7 years agoby @solarxiFlag


    One of the best female actresses. Her best movies were "Fight Club" and "Sweeny Todd". But since i think Christen Bale is one of the best actors, this movie really will kick ass. GREAT CAST!

    7 years agoby @critic500Flag

  25. CDT1013


    7 years agoby @jmt1000000Flag

  26. Zynthos

    I dont know what it is, but everytime i see her in a movie im like "shes hot" even though shes like 40 something.
    but anyways i cant wait to see this

    7 years agoby @heir-of-isildur0Flag

  27. Solar XI

    I would have never thought Christian Bale for John Connor.

    7 years agoby @solarxiFlag

  28. readmiester84

    for f*ck sake why do ppl keep giving this woman work she sucks

    7 years agoby @readmiester84Flag

  29. artkid04

    great great news, i'm so seeing T4 now
    Christian Bale
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    and now maybe Helen Carter

    7 years agoby @artkid04Flag

  30. dcrock

    I'm looking forward to this too. Untill it comes out and i'm looking backwards wishing they didn't make it. I'm a pessimist i can't help it.

    7 years agoby @dcrockFlag

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