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Arnold Schwarzenegger Rewrite Almost Ruined The Most Iconic Line

The T-800’s most iconic line in The Terminator, “I’ll be back,” was almost changed for the worse at the behest of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Austrian Oak’s acting career is full of memorable roles, but probably the one he’s most associated with is the titular cybernetic organism in The Terminator and its follow-ups. As much grief as Schwarzenegger often gets for his lack of acting range, he turned out to be the perfect performer to play this role, first as a remorseless killer and later as a machine capable of learning empathy and compassion.

So closely identified with the Terminator franchise is Schwarzenegger that despite all the series’ multiple reboots and reinventions, not a single entry has been completely free of the actor. Even Terminator: Salvation, while not featuring Schwarzenegger directly, saw his face CGIed onto a younger Terminator body. It’s hard to imagine the Terminator franchise ever fully cutting Schwarzenegger out of the picture, at least as long as he’s alive to contribute.

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Of all the great moments Schwarzenegger’s Terminator models have in the movie series, his most enduring is definitely the moment in the original film when the T-800 informs a policeman that he’ll be back. It’s a line that’s gone on to feature in every Terminator movie to date, usually said by Schwarzenegger himself, but not always. Yet, it almost didn’t happen as originally intended.

Terminator: Schwarzenegger Rewrite Almost Ruined An Iconic Line

James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger as Terminator

As first revealed by Arnold Schwarzenegger himself in interviews, when the soon to be legendary action star first read the script for The Terminator after accepting the title role, the “I’ll be back” line gave him pause as an actor. Schwarzenegger didn’t feel that a machine would contract “I will” to the more informal “I’ll,” and made his concerns known to director and co-writer James Cameron. The two men went back and forth a bit, eventually leading to an argument involving expletives.

While Cameron and Schwarzenegger would go to become great friends, and are still close today, this was their first time working together, and Cameron didn’t exactly appreciate his writing being critiqued. Eventually, Cameron blew up at Schwarzenegger, demanding he say “I’ll be back” like the script said, and insisting that he didn’t tell Schwarzenegger how to act, so the actor shouldn’t be telling him how to write. Just with a few more four letter words involved. Schwarzenegger said the line as written, and an immortal catchphrase was born. While changing “I’ll” to “I will” isn’t a huge alteration on the surface, it definitely wouldn’t sound quite as cool and confident coming out of The Terminator’s mouth.

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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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