Christian Bale by Steve Granitz/ Christian Bale by Steve Granitz/

According to the Reporter, Batman frontman Christian Bale is in talks to join another boffo franchise, playing a grown-up John Connor in Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins. (Hey, I think Phantom Menace just lost the honor of worst film title ever.)

Bale is currently lensing the Batman Begins follow-up The Dark Knight; McG ( Charlie's Angels) is in negotiations to direct this latest Terminator trip.