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ACLU Says Amber Heard’s Domestic Violence Op-Ed Aimed to Capitalize on ‘Aquaman’ Press

The general counsel of the ACLU testified on Thursday that Amber Heard’s op-ed in the Washington Post about domestic violence was timed to capitalize on the release of “Aquaman.”The op-ed alluded to Heard’s allegations against ex-husband Johnny Depp, though Depp was not named. Depp is now suing Heard for defamation, claiming that the op-ed destroyed […]

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Alex Kurtzman Says ‘The Mummy’ Was “Brutal,” But “The Failure Rebuilt Him Into A Tougher, Clearer Filmmaker”

When it comes to recent Hollywood franchise failures, there’s none worse than Universal‘s short-lived Dark Universe and the film that sank it, Alex Kurtzman‘s 2017 film, “The Mummy.” And what a disaster that movie was. Critics reviled the film, audiences chose to keep going to “Wonder Woman” and the latest “Pirates Of The Caribbean” movie […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’ Sets Sail With A $34.2 Million Domestic Opening; Adds $30 Million More On Disney Plus

After the runaway success of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, it’s surprising that it took Disney 18 years to turn another beloved theme-park ride into a potential blockbuster movie franchise. However, after the long-awaited arrival of the studio’s splashy, E-ticket adventure Jungle Cruise, the jury is still out on whether the long wait was […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’ Early Buzz Draws Favorable Comparisons to ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Romancing the Stone’

Jungle Cruise is the latest attempt to bring one of Disney’s trademark theme park rides to the big screen, and the studio is hoping it will follow in the footsteps of Pirates of the Caribbean. The good news is that the early reactions say the adventure starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt has the thrills […]

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Daily Podcast: Visiting The Set of Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’

On the July 1, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by news editor Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about visiting the set of Disney’s Jungle Cruise. Opening Banter: Congrats to Ht on her promotion. In Our Feature Presentation: ‘Jungle Cruise’ Wants to Be the Next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ With […]

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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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