At the time Terminator 2: Judgment Day was being made, it was an unknown expensive movie. Abyss had not been the hit hoped for and now James Cameron was involved in the most expensive movie ever at that time: T2.
This interview with Robert Patrick is fascinating because it talks about some of the unknowns at the time. It wasn’t believed that T2 would be a major hit out of the gate.
Good answer, Robert! Check out how Robert worked with the T2 CGI crew at ILM:
Robert Patrick’s expressions, mannerisms, that creepy super fast sprint sold me on the T-1000. And then you add in the cool metal alloy effects? Wow.
More behind the scenes of Terminator 2:
Siskel & Ebert review Terminator 2: Judgment Day:
Unlike the original Terminator film, these famous critics were on the same page with T2: Judgment Day.
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