Live updates

Paramount pledges the return of the Terminator

Paramount has confirmed that it is rebooting the Terminator franchise and planning a new trilogy of films. However, the Hollywood studio is keeping quiet about whether Arnold Schwarzenegger will play a role.

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2: Judgment Day Credit: Press Association

Schwarzenegger starred as the title character in the original 1984 movie. It spawned a trilogy that earned more than $1 billion at the box office worldwide. Paramount says it will release the new "Terminator" in July 2015.

Advertisement

Schwarzenegger: Thatcher was a 'visionary and a warrior'

Actor and former Republican Congressman Arnold Schwarzenegger has tweeted his reaction to the death of Margaret Thatcher:

Arnold Schwarzenegger pays tribute to Joe Weider

Arnold Schwarzenegger Credit: Alessia Paradisi/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Arnold Schwarzenegger has paid tribute to fitness and bodybuilding icon Joe Weider, who died yesterday at the age of 93.

In a statement, Schwarzenegger said: "Today, I lost a dear friend and mentor, and the world lost one its strongest advocates of living a healthy lifestyle.

"Joe Weider was a titan in the fitness industry and one of the kindest men I have ever met."

"When I was a young boy in Austria, his muscle magazines provided me with the inspiration and the blueprint to push myself beyond my limits and imagine a much bigger future."

Bodybuilding icon Joe Weider dies aged 93

Fitness and bodybuilding guru Joe Weider died today aged 93. Credit: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Fitness and bodybuilding icon Joe Weider died today aged 93, his publicist said.

Weider, who created the Mr Olympia bodybuilding contest and mentored a young Arnold Schwarzenegger, died of heart failure, Charlotte Parker said.

The bodybuilding guru built a magazine empire that included publications such as Muscle and Fitness, Shape and Men's Fitness.

Advertisement