The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise seems to be set to proceed, regardless of the tepid important reactions and disappointing field workplace that greeted final installment Useless Males Inform No Tales. Though the fifth outing made $795 million globally, the studio had been anticipating a a lot increased tally on condition that two of the earlier three entries had hit the billion greenback mark, however we reside in a world the place mega-budget blockbusters are below such strain to ship large numbers that even The Rise of Skywalker hitting $1.073 billion set alarm bells ringing at Disney.
The still-untitled sixth film is at present being scripted by Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin alongside Pirates veteran Ted Elliott, who had been introduced on after Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick walked away. Whereas we haven’t been made conscious of any plot specifics as of but, the most recent swashbuckling journey is rumored to be a comfortable reboot of the franchise, with the lead function set to be taken by a feminine pirate.
After initially dropping him solely following his heavily-publicized divorce battle and the astronomical amount of cash it will value to maintain him onboard, the studio are reportedly contemplating bringing Johnny Depp again into the fold as the enduring Captain Jack Sparrow, following enormous backlash from followers and up to date revelations from the courtroom proceedings which have seen a swell of public help for the 56 year-old.
Not solely that, however we’ve now heard from our sources – the identical ones who informed us Disney had been growing a live-action remake of Bambi again in the summertime, and who knowledgeable us of the Aladdin sequel being within the works months earlier than it was introduced – that the Mouse Home are additionally contemplating making Orlando Bloom’s Will Turner a part of the sixth film’s script, in an effort to make sure that there’s not less than one Pirates of the Caribbean legacy character concerned if Depp doesn’t return.
Useless Males Inform No Tales was one thing of a legacy sequel itself, in fact, with Will’s son Henry the driving drive behind the story and large third act reveals involving Geoffrey Rush’s Barbossa, however Hollywood has proven time and time once more with the likes of the X-Males and Terminator manufacturers that they’re pleased to maintain rebooting issues time and again till audiences in the end lose curiosity, and Pirates of the Caribbean is way too priceless a property to them for it to only sit gathering mud.