And mark well me words, mateys...dead men tell no tales! Sorry for the delay, as many things have went on for the last few weeks. Various Pirates news and updates were provided, some big, some small, etc. Nevertheless, 2015 is looking to be a rollickin', frolickin', brawllickin' year! Let's go follow the latest news...
First bit of news, as shared on a previous blog, Shanghai Disneyland will be home to the first-ever Pirates-themed land—Treasure Cove-and an E-ticket attraction called Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure. The attraction will feature a combination of new technology and innovation and will take guests on a pirate adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones, providing an experience unlike anything else in…Read more >
Ahoy, mateys! First, I hope everyone had a very Happy Holiday(s), whether it was mainly Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc. And you all know we just came aboard the new year - 2015 is here at last! And quite coincidentally, or perhaps fortune continues to favor us, we have the very first set of Pirates of the Caribbean news on this day...or this week, anyway. So let's take a look at the latest, shall we?
Last month, it was reported that five actresses were "being tested" for a role in the fifth Pirates film. It was posted last week that Gabriella Wilde (Endless Love and Carrie) may have landed the role now claiming to be Elizabeth Swann, originally portrayed by Keira Knightley in the first 3 films. Criticisms aside, this report can easily be put un…
On his promotional tour for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, actor Orlando Bloom was interviewed about his possible involvement in the Pirates franchise. He revealed the possibility of a reboot, which may lead to something that will focus on the relationship between Will Turner and his son "Young Will Turner". While speaking with IGN, Bloom says the following...
- "I'm not entirely sure that [I'll be back] just yet, but there are talks. Basically they want to reboot the whole franchise, I think, and do something with me and the relationship with my son. I’m of course Davy Jones now, so I’m down the bottom of the ocean. It might be kind of fun to do something where I’m rumbling round the bottom of the ocean, because I won’t look anythin…
Just about a month after Brenton Thwaites was reported to appear in Pirates 5, it's been reported today that Disney has one last major role to cast for its next installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. According to Variety, five actresses are being tested for a love interest for Thwaites' British soldier "Henry", and Disney intends to have it cast before taking a holiday break. Some of the actresses on the list include: Lucy Boynton (Miss Potter), Gabriella Wilde (Endless Love and Carrie), Jenna Thiam (The Returned), Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner) and Alexandra Dowling (The Musketeers and Hammer of the Gods) are up for the role.
Whoever gets cast (in the next week or so) will star alongside Thwaites, Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush an…Read more >
Rumored to have been up for the part late last month, actor Brenton Thwaites may have an appearance (if not a large role) in the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film. According to a story at TheWrap, Thwaites is in talks for the role of "Henry", said to be a British soldier. Nothing else is currently known about the character, other than the part is possibly similar to that of Orlando Bloom's Will Turner and/or Sam Claflin's Philip Swift.
Thwaites also made appearances throughout this year in Maleficent and The Giver. The young star recently completed production on Alex Proyas' Gods of Egypt, set for release February 12, 2016.
Regarding already-known actors that will appear in Pirates 5...Read more >
Johnny Depp is set to return as Captain Jack Sparrow in his n…