Terminator 5: Genisys plays rumored at an alternative time level to terminator and Terminator 2 – day of reckoning at the various small coincidences in the time loop lead to large changes in the course of history. Over several time jumps away, we see famous moments in these movies from a different angle. Because even if Kyle Reese again travels back to the year 1984 to save Sarah Connor, there is another way out of the events this time. But also so far unknown moments as Sarah Connors childhood, will history influence.
Terminator: Genisys is terminator 5 although, strictly speaking, but this film should be no sequel, but the first in a new trilogy. Background for this is that the producer (World War Z) only series for paramount could acquire the rights to the terminator after tough negotiations.