He said he'd be back. A Squared Entertainment (A2), Archie comics and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment will collaborate to bring The Governator to life.
A2 describes the franchise as a 'multiplatform entertainment property, which includes a television series, 3D movie, comic book series and consumer products program'.
In the story, Schwarzenegger has just left his post as Governor of California – not content with retirement the former Terminator star decides to take on global villiany.
“When I started looking for a new project, I wanted it to be three things: new and different; reflect topics I am passionate about; and, most importantly, capture the imaginations of people worldwide,” Schwarzenegger said.
“By tapping into the genius of some of the most creative minds in the entertainment industry to develop this series that features my past endeavors and interests, I am confident The Governator will be all those things and more.”
A2 will produce the TV series and 3-D movie and manage the global licensing, merchandising, and distribution while Archie comics will produce the graphic novel series.
“Arnold is a true superhero and I couldn’t be more excited to help make that come to life with The Governator” says POW! chairman Stan Lee.
To view the trailer for the animated series, visit The Governator's offical YouTube page.