Despite being the best-reviewed Terminator film in years, Linda Hamilton would like to be done with the franchise. After it flopped at the box office, Hamilton feels the pressure of the money weighing down on her.
And rightfully so – to work on a movie that costs millions to make only to have it bomb, despite it being mostly reviewed in a positive light, is a lot to deal with.
“I would really appreciate maybe a smaller version, where so many millions are not at stake. Today’s audience is just so unpredictable … Well, people don’t go to the movies anymore.’ It should definitely not be such a high-risk financial venture, but I would be quite happy to never return. So no, I am not hopeful, because I would really love to be done.”
But it’s not as if the actress was miserable on set. Instead, it’s just the logistics of business that has killed her desire to return to the role ever again.
Elsewhere in the interview, Linda Hamilton actually revealed that she felt a very strong bond with her female costars.
“I’ve never felt as united with my actors that I’ve worked with — ever — until these two ladies. That was a bond forged in fire. (Laughs.) It really took, and we leaned on each other hard. I love them as actors, I love them as ladies and I love them as women that are fierce, intelligent, informed and considerate of the earth. They were just a blessing.
And I think you have to put Tim [Miller] in there too. It was really Tim and the three muses. Tim was very much a part of that relationship. At any given moment, two of us were hugging him, and if there was room for a third… (Laughs.) We were like that, truly. It sounds silly, I know, but we wouldn’t have made it without him. That’s for sure.”