Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean reboot is going to need some new writers. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, writers behind Deadpool and Zombieland, were tasked with steering the Disney franchise towards uncharted waters, but they’ve now sailed off in another direction. Reese and Wernick have left due to being too busy with other obligations. Now, the fate of the Pirates reboot remains uncertain. Deadline broke the news about the Pirates of the Caribbean reboot writers leaving the project. Disney film production head Sean Bailey was very excited about Reese and Wernick taking over writing duties, and had hoped the pair would bring the same amount of subversive humor they brought to Deadpool to the Pirates series. But now, Reese and Wernick are gone, and Disney isn’t sure what to do next. Per the Deadline story: “Disney insiders are divided about what happens next. Some say a search is already underway for viable … [Read more...] about ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot Loses ‘Deadpool’ Writers
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10 minutes ago Writer-producer Terry Rossio is facing backlash for tweets equating calling someone anti-vaccination with calling them the n-word. Rossio is best known for writing or co-writing the screenplays for such family friendly films as Disney's 1992 Aladdin, plus Shrek, The Lone Ranger, Godzilla vs. Kong, and multiple Pirates of the Caribbean movies. His controversial tweets came during a vaccination debate with The CW's The 100 writer Julie Benson. Terry Rossio's use of the full n-word in the context of the anti-vaccination movement was met with a strong response. He continued to reply to Julie Benson on the topic, adding the n-word again in a follow-up argument: The conversation got increasingly heated due to the addition of the n-word, but this is not the first time celebrities have weighed in on the debate over vaccinations. Jimmy Kimmel even posted an anti-anti-vaccination PSA after a measles outbreak in the U.S. Jenny McCarthy has been particularly outspoken in … [Read more...] about Shrek And Pirates Of The Caribbean Writer Criticized For N-Word Tweets
In this edition of Sequel Bits: Jumanji 3 begins shooting in January. James Wan knows where he’d like to take Aquaman 2. What Mamma Mia 3 should be about, according to the cast. Johnny Depp may not appear in Pirates of the Caribbean reboot. Sylvester Stallone gives a glimpse of the “Heartstopper” knife on the set of Rambo 5. 3D animated sequel Bigfoot Superstar taps Ben Stassen to direct. A Godzilla: King of Monsters prequel comic is in the works. The third Jumanji film will begin production in January. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Kevin Hart confirmed that the follow-up comedy film, the still-untitled Jumanji 3, will begin shooting at the end of January, according to Variety. The actor, who was doing press for his newest film Night School, confirmed that the cast of the last film which included Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black, will be returning for Jumanji 3: “We … [Read more...] about Sequel Bits: ‘Jumanji 3,’ ‘Aquaman 2,’ ‘Mamma Mia 3,’ ‘Rambo 5,’ ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot – /Film
PIRATES of the Caribbean has been thrilling fans since the very first movie in 2003. But will there be another one? And who will be starring in it? Here's what we know so far... Is there a new Pirates of the Caribbean film? In October 2018 it was revealed that Disney have reportedly met with Deadpool's writing duo Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to pen the script for a reboot. They are believed to be in "early talks" following their success with the superhero franchise. But as yet, no official conformation of a new Pirates film has been revealed. Who will be in the cast of the new Pirates of the Caribbean film? It is not yet known who will be in the cast if there is another film But according to reports in October 2018 Johnny Depp WILL NOT be reprising his role as Jack Sparrow. Scriptwriter Stuart Beattie appeared to confirm the news to DailyMail TV and revealed they will be reworking the entire franchise. Speaking about his exit, Stuart said: "I think he's had a great run. … [Read more...] about Is there a new Pirates of the Caribbean film, who is in the cast and how many Jack Sparrow movies are there?
Disney may be looking to reboot the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise with arguably the hottest screenwriting duo in Hollywood right now. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the pair behind the Deadpool movies, have met with the Mouse House about a possible jump-start for the multi-billion dollar franchise. While they haven't closed a deal just yet and it looks like this is just early discussions, this could be huge. And it could mean we've seen the last of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. According to a new report, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are in early talks to pen the script for a Pirates of the Caribbean reboot. Again, we should caution that these are just early discussions, but it's still intriguing all the same. Reese and Wernick, in addition to Deadpool and this year's very successful sequel, Deadpool 2, have also penned Zombieland (as well as its upcoming sequel) and 6 Underground, which is being directed by Michael Bay for Netflix, with Ryan Reynolds on board to star. To add … [Read more...] about Pirates of the Caribbean Reboot Planned, Disney Wants Deadpool Writers