Exclusive: McG says the TERMINATOR SALVATION DVD/Blu-ray will have 30 to 40 minutes of Deleted Scenes!

     May 8, 2009




Written by Steve ‘Frosty’ Weintraub



Opening on May 21st is director McG’s “Terminator Salvation”. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I saw the movie yesterday. Unfortunately, WB. has me under embargo, so I apologize for not being able to say X XXXXX XXX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXXX XX XXXXXX.



But let’s get to the reason you’re here.



Just a few hours ago I sat down with director McG for an exclusive video interview about making “Terminator Salvation”. In the coming days I’ll post our entire conversation, but I wanted to post one of the highlights right now.



That’s because he told me the upcoming “Terminator Salvation” DVD/Blu-ray is going to come with between 30 to 40 minutes of deleted scenes!



Since I have heard many filmmakers tell me crazy numbers like this and then it ends up not being true, I followed up with him about that number. He insisted that we’re going to get at least 30 minutes.



Since I can’t talk about the film due to my embargo, let me just say watching 30 more minutes of Christian Bale fighting Terminators sounds great to me.



Anyway, posted below is about a minute and a half of my interview with McG. If you want to go in spoiler free, I STRONGLY suggest not watching this clip. McG speaks freely about the alternate ending on the DVD and what else to expect. I don’t want to ruin the movie for anyone.



You’ve been warned. But if you don’t mind spoilers, I just posted 10 movie clips from “Terminator Salvation”, so click here to watch them.





McG talks deleted scenes


· I ask how many minutes of deleted scenes are on the DVD/Blu-ray – he says 30 to 40 minutes!!


· Talks about the deleted scenes – some of John Conner giving speeches, Moon Bloodgood topless, alternate ending


· Says he walks into the frame and shows the storyboards versus the actual frame


· I then ask if this is going to be one of those times where the filmmaker tells me one thing, but the actual DVD will only have a fraction of them. He insists there are 30 minutes of deleted scenes on the DVD



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