Concept Art: James Cameron’s “Terminator”.

That James Cameron is a very clever man.
As if writing and making “The Terminator” wasn’t enough,
It turns out that he’s a talented as fuck artist too!
As can be seen here in his concept paintings for “The Terminator”.

Some trivia from IMDB:
Lance Henriksen was originally considered for the role of The Terminator. Writer/director James Cameron even made early sketches showing The Terminator looking like Henriksen. The original concept was for the character to be able to blend into a crowd. Cameron approached Arnold Schwarzenegger and wanted him to play the role of Kyle Reese, but after their meeting, Schwarzenegger and Cameron both wanted Schwarzenegger to play the title role, so Henriksen was cast in the role of Det. Vukovich. Curiously, Henriksen later got to play the part of a humanoid cyborg when he played Bishop in Aliens (1986), also directed by Cameron.

With two disgracefully pointless and badly made sequels, ít’s easy to forget how terrifying the idea of “The Terminator” really was at the time.

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* “Back To The Future” Concept Art.
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* Ruining Original Movie Artwork: PART II.

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