One of Disney’s all-time favorite movie series is making a comeback. The blockbuster super hit movie series, Pirates Of The Caribbean, is getting a reboot. Disney has been planning the reboot since 2018 and it is finally happening.
The Pirates Reboot
Daniel Richtman of Disney wants to have a female to lead the reboot series of the popular franchise.
The Female Lead
It has been reported that the studio has been keen on signing a Guardians of the Galaxy, Jumanji, and Doctor Who star as the female lead. Actress Karen Gillan is widely known for her portrayal of Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers Infinity War and End Game. The studio has been interested in the actress for some time now. Both Karen and Disney are yet to confirm the news.
Ted Elliot, who was part of the original Pirate series has been roped in as the writer of the reboot. Craig Mazin will join him as the co-writer. Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman are the producers of the movie. The Director of the movie has not been announced yet.
Budget For The Film
The budget set for the movie is $100M plus. Despite the rumors, the reboot is being made for a theatrical release and not as a Disney+ series.
Will Johhny Depp Comeback As Jack Sparrow?
Chances of Johnny Depp returning to the franchise are slim. Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production had said in 2018 that the studio wants to bring in new energy and vitality to the Pirates franchise through the reboot.