"he read the script and he loved it, so he's signed on for all three."...says producer Victor Kubicek in THIS ARTICLE on BBC's website. Of course, Bale signing onto TERMINATOR SALVATION doesn't guarantee subsequent films will be made - that'll depend on a variety of factors, primarily (and obviously) box office. Without Arnie in a (at least substantive)...who knows? Fox's TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES (with principal roles in the TERMINATOR mythos recast) didn't generate stellar ratings...although (thankfully) it'll be back for a second season. Which makes me happy...I liked the series quite a bit.