Justin Lin Can’t Do Fifth “Terminator”

“Fast Five” director Justin Lin has been forced to drop out of a fifth “Terminator” film reports Deadline.

Megan Ellison and Arnold Schwarzenegger are reportedly looking to put the first of two “Terminator” pictures in production for the fourth quarter of 2012.

The scheduling conflicts with Lin’s commitment to “Fast Six”, but he has left the door open to a return if Ellison and Schwarzenegger will wait. He has reportedly been working closely with Schwarzenegger and Ellison on the project over the past few months.

Ellison’s Annapurna Films scored the film rights to the franchise back at Cannes.