The “Terminator” franchise is coming to Netflix with a new anime series created by Japanese animation studio Production IG (“Ghost in the Shell”) and produced by Skydance.

Announced as part of their Geeked Week promotional cycle, complete with logo trailer, the show will follow brand new characters in this world.

2022: A future war has raged for decades between the few human survivors and an endless army of machines.

1997: The AI known as Skynet gained self-awareness and began its war against humanity. Caught between the future and this past is a soldier sent back in time to change the fate of humanity.

She arrives in 1997 to protect a scientist named Malcolm Lee who works to launch a new AI system designed to compete with Skynet’s impending attack on humanity.

As Malcolm navigates the moral complexities of his creation, he is hunted by an unrelenting assassin from the future which forever alters the fate of his three children.

Matt Tomlin serves as showrunner, executive producer and writer. Masashi Kudo directs what marks the first animated project for the franchise.

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