Yo ho, yo ho! Two-time Oscar nominee Margot Robbie is ready to star in a brand new Pirates of the Caribbean film that can be written by her Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson.
The mission is separate from the opposite Pirates reboot within the works from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and longtime POTC franchise scribe Ted Elliot. This one can be an authentic female-fronted story with new characters that can be offered beneath the Pirates moniker, and was additionally impressed by the long-running Disneyland attraction.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the information, saying that “plot details are being kept in Davey Jones’ locker,” however some followers have already speculated on-line that Robbie might be enjoying Redd, the red-haired wench who was captured by the pirate Auctioneer halfway by way of the unique experience. Legend has it that following an encounter with Captain Jack Sparrow, Redd turned a pirate herself.
The Pirates of the Caribbean experience opened at Disneyland in 1967, and to have a good time its 50th anniversary Disney made some changes that included eliminating a scene that confirmed ladies being auctioned off, turning it right into a scene that featured a feminine pirate auctioning off stolen gold and jewellery.
Jerry Bruckheimer will produce Robbie’s Pirates film, in addition to the one which Mazin and Elliot are engaged on, having steered the Disney franchise to a collective worldwide gross of greater than $4.5 billion over 5 movies.
Robbie earned her second Oscar nomination for her supporting flip within the Fox News drama Bombshell, and he or she additionally just lately co-starred as Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Robbie will quickly reprise her position as Harley Quinn in James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad.
As for Hodson, she wrote the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, in addition to the upcoming DC motion pictures The Flash and Batgirl, each of that are anticipated to function Michael Keaton‘s Batman in a mentor-type role. Robbie and Hodson are also behind the Lucky Exports Pitch Program, which is an initiative aimed at getting more female writers hired by studios to write action-centric movies. Collider’s Allie Gemmill just lately wrote about why Robbie is an influential, essential voice as a producer in Hollywood, so click on right here to learn that piece.