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Gore Verbinski to Direct Film Version of George R.R. Martin Short Story ‘Sandkings’

Gore Verbinski seems to have found his next directing gig. According to the man himself, the Pirates of the Caribbean filmmaker is attached to direct a movie adaptation of Sandkings, which is based on a novelette from A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin. This would be the […]

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‘The Crown’ Finds Its Next Prince Philip in ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Two Pope’ Star Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce, a great actor with a wide list of credits including Brazil, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Age of Innocence, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the recent The Two Popes, is ready to become royalty for The Crown. Pryce will take over the role of Prince Philip for seasons 5 and 6 of the Netflix […]

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Lawyers Claim ‘Wealth of Evidence’ Against Johnny Depp as Closing Arguments Unfold

Johnny Depp did not appear at London’s Royal Courts of Justice on Monday, as his libel case against Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. tabloid The Sun and executive editor Dan Wootton entered its penultimate day of hearings. His ex-wife, “Aquaman” actress Amber Heard, was present and in good spirits.Delivering the defense’s final submission, The Sun attorney Sasha […]

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New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Movie Will Star Margot Robbie, With Script From ‘Birds of Prey’ Screenwriter Christina Hodson

Yo-ho, yo-ho, it’s a pirate’s life for Margot Robbie. The Birds of Prey and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star is hoisting the mainsail and swabbing the poop and doing other naval terms you’ve heard in movies but don’t know what they mean, because she’s set to star in a new Pirates of the […]

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Samuel Goldwyn Lands ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Drama Starring Mark Rylance, Robert Pattinson & Johnny Depp

Exclusive: Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to the Ciro Guerra-directed feature, Waiting for the Barbarians, which stars Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Oscar nominee Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), newly minted Batman Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse), Gana Bayarsaikhan (Ex Machina), and Greta Scacchi (The Girl in the Fog). […]

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Watercooler: The Half Of It, Never Have I Ever, Pirates of the Caribbean, High and Low, Bloodshot, Den of Thieves, Clone Wars, Wild Cards

On the May 8, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. Opening Banter: Brad is off today, he will return next week. At […]

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Terry Pratchett’s ‘The Amazing Maurice’ to Be Turned Into Animated Film

Terry Pratchett’s “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents” is set to become the first of the much-loved author’s books to be adapted as an animated movie. The Discworld novel, the 28th in the series and the first for children, has been optioned by Germany-based Ulysses Filmproduktion, which will make the film alongside Ireland’s Cantilever […]

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot Confirmed to be Johnny Depp-Free

Disney has confirmed the previously-reported Pirates of the Caribbean reboot cast will not feature Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. This was mostly assumed when the reboot first came to light, but now it appears to be official. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the writing team behind Deadpool, are tackling the reboot script, which will […]

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot Being Explored by Disney With ‘Deadpool’ Writers

Disney is exploring a sixth iteration of its Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and has met with the Deadpool writing team of Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick about the pic, a source tells Variety.Disney has no comment and no deal is in place yet. The five previous Pirates movies hauled $1.5 billion domestically and $3.07 […]

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