Terminator Salvation star, Sam Worthington and Terminator star, Arnold Schwarzenegger may join forces in an upcoming film. No, it’s not a Terminator reunion, thank God. Instead, Worthington is currently in talks to join the cast of David Ayer’s (Training Day) drug cartel action-thriller, Ten.
According to Variety, if his reps can come to agreement with QED International about the actor’s paycheck, Worthington is expected to take the offer. The Skip Wood penned script takes liberty with Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians plot and involves ”an elite DEA task force that robs a dangerous drug cartel under the guise of a tactical raid on one of its safe houses. They think they’ve gotten away with millions in merch, until team members begin getting bumped off one by one.”
Ten is only one of several films in Schwarzenegger’s efforts to refuel his acting career; the ex-California governor is also set to star in The Expendables 2, The Tomb, The Last Stand, and The Unknown Soldier. Good thing there are some dedicated Schwarzenegger fans out there. It may be just enough to keep the fire burning.
As far as Worthington, he’s a hit or miss, for me at least. Many were introduced to the actor through James Cameron’s Avatar, where he put on an impressive performance as Jake Sully. And since then he’s battled titans in Wrath and Clash of the Titans, and he’s spent a considerable amount of time on the side of a building in Man on a Ledge. Critics weren’t fond of his previous efforts early in the year; both Man on a Ledge and Wrath of the Titans made considerably less money at the box office than expected.
The next project to hit the big screen for screenwriter/director Ayer is End of Watch, which stars another headlining cast — Jake Gyllenhaal, Cody Horn, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera, and Michael Pena. This is not a comedy, but instead another crime-thriller dealing with drug cartels. End of Watch could be our first sign of what to expect in Ten. RMN will keep you updated on all the news surrounding the upcoming film.