In fact, … WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Terminator: Dark Fate It turns out Edward Furlong is just as shocked and dismayed about what happened to John Connor in the latest Terminator film as everyone else as the often-troubled former child star weighs in on the death of his character in Terminator: Dark Fate.Set after the events of Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Dark Fate featured Furlong’s long … Note: Contains spoilers for Terminator: Dark Fate.. From the moment it was officially announced, we knew that Terminator: Dark Fate would be bringing back Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor.. The studio relied on actor doubles, the original actors for reference and Disney … In the opening scene, set three years after the events of Judgment Day, it is revealed that even though Skynet was indeed erased from existence with Cyberdyne's destruction, it sent multiple Terminators back in time to kill John prior to the timeline's alteration. When I saw Terminator: Dark Fate in the cinema, there was an audible gasp at one of the opening scenes: when a younger Sarah and John Connor are confronted by a T-800 at a beachside location. I understand why John Connor was killed - with so many failed Terminator sequels out there, Dark Fate had to distinguish itself, somehow. John Connor appears in Terminator: Dark Fate, an alternate sequel to Judgment Day. It’s a startling scene, and a stunning use of de-aging effects by ILM. Terminator is an American media franchise created by James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd.The franchise encompasses a series of science fiction action films, comics, novels, and additional media, concerning a total war between Skynet's synthetic intelligence - a self aware military machine network - and John Connor's Resistance forces comprising the survivors of the human race. The Terminator shoots and kills John. Kicking off in 1998, three years after Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate delivers a heartbreaking twist for Sarah.