Arnold Schwarzenegger Back to Acting in 'With Wings as Eagles'?

January 17, 2011
Source: ComingSoon

Arnold Schwarzenegger

After being out of the acting game for years, action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger may soon find himself returning to the big screen. Since the Governator's final term ends this month, he will soon be just another out-of-work actor in California. However, his unemployment may not last long as The Arnold Fans (via ComingSoon) discovered a report from that says Schwarzenegger is in the midst of considering three different scripts for his return. Though two of the potential projects remain a mystery, one such script is apparently a dramatic adventure called With Wings as Eagles from Braveheart screenwriter Randall Wallace.

Schwarzenegger revealed more information on this project, and here's a translation of what he had to say:

"Currently I'm reading three scripts. One topic/script, which I considered a long time ago before governor, is delighting me particularly. In it I would play an older [German] soldier, who gets the order at the ending of the war to kill a bunch of kids. But he doesn't do it and get them to safety at the risk of his life and it has all kind of adventure. This script is based on a true story!"

Apparently the script comes from the story about a German officer who disagrees with the Nazi party and helps American prisoners of war escape safely. Sounds like an old school action flick, and that's probably where Schwarzenegger fits best. However, the action game has changed slightly, and I'm not sure the brute strength of the action films from his heyday are going to be popular today. Though The Expendables got some people excited, it failed to be all that impressive. I'm happy to give Schwarzenegger a chance to get his Hollywood career back, but I'm hoping that he considers some comedies along with his usual action fare. How about you?

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Schwarzenegger's List? Haha.

Ryderup on Jan 17, 2011



I'm Already Naked on Jan 17, 2011


we all know that arnie will never be president so why not make a film as him playing a president kicking ass! Arnold Schwarzenegger in...Presidency Action: State of Emergency and Presidency Action 2: Second Term rofl

sonsofrage on Jan 17, 2011


He was already president in Demolition Man

ALAQ-ATTAQ on Jan 18, 2011


I'm game, let Arnie show 'em how it's done. He's been outta the game for far too long. I welcome him back with open arms

Rasta on Jan 17, 2011


Hi, Yeah! I love to see Arnold back in action. I am a huge fan. LA

Learn Acting on Jan 17, 2011


I can see him in Avatar 2.

tir na nog on Jan 17, 2011


yeah. Arnold could be in Avatar2. I bet he will be. Play the new "general type"-guy.

Ryderup on Jan 17, 2011


Arnold is great. Miss seeing him on the big screen.

grapefruit on Jan 17, 2011


Well He did say He'd be back

Anonymous on Jan 18, 2011


hr better bulk back up

Anonymous on Jan 18, 2011


you did watch those 80s movies with the balls not the eyes... in the old days movies didnt mean to impress just entertain and kick some ass

Dennis Eikenkoetter on Jan 18, 2011


i love Arnie,he is greatest legend in action genre,i hope to see him in big screen again,two thumbs up for big Arnie. "I'll be back"!

Smartpandora on Jan 18, 2011


please read this Mr James Cameron! Arnold is ready for AVATAR 2! Please man!...

Pincode on Jan 18, 2011


...meh. I'm sure he'll find something to do.

Anonymous on Jan 19, 2011


No offense Arnie but im so glad you lost your job because in my mind, the movie world has lost something since you have left. Cant wait, put him in anything A new Terminator movie perhaps, and he should be in the next Expendables movie where he could team up with Stallone's team.

Davidx on Jan 19, 2011


I'll be back, rings true. I say let's get this Bale + Schwarzenegger meet up going. We need to put Terminator back on track if at least once and for all. P.s. I enjoyed Salvation despite its minor issues. I mean time is every changing if you're traveling and changing shit.

Johnny Neat on Jan 20, 2011


this sounds like an awesome movie based on a real story a german soldier arnold is german and he probably had family that were nazis but arnold is american all tha way and i hope he does this movie but i hope it is more dramatic and seriouse than his other movies. they were always kinda fun and light hearted. also id love to see him play a bad guy or in some dramas on Apr 30, 2011

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