Back in the day, there was no deader genre than a pirate story. Pirate movies were too expensive to make, and they didn’t make any money back. That all changed of course with Pirates of the Caribbean, and now Black Sails is going great guns in the ratings as well.
The Pirates of the Caribbean series showed that you actually could turn a Disney ride into a movie, and there are a number of Disney attractions that are also up to be made into film. We’re not certain if a Space Mountain movie is in the works, but we certainly wouldn’t be surprised if we found out one was in development.
Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood history. His track record includes Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Armageddon, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, and many other huge blockbusters. (Not to mention he reinvented himself with CSI on television.) But Bruckheimer’s hit a cold streak lately, and after many years of hits, he’s lost his deal with Disney.
Do we really need another Pirates of the Caribbean movie? A critic even joked that The Lone Ranger was essentially another Pirates flick, just in the West this time. But apparently there will indeed be another Pirates, just not as originally planned.
Disney has launched a new gaming concept, Disney Infinity, that's remarkably similar to Activision's Skylander.
Another year is already behind us, but the box office results were pretty clear by the end of December.
With The Pirates of the Caribbean series, Rango, and the upcoming big screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger, Gore Verbinski is currently one of the hottest directors in the world.
The big screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger came very, very close to getting cancelled by Disney.
With the disappointing box office results for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean and Kung Fu Panda installments, reports that 3D is in trouble have flooded a number of industry publications.
The fourth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise had high expectations set for it, and it met most of them.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star won't be able to appreciate the technology of his latest flick.
Ship’s captains have been an important part of genre fiction for a long time. Thusly, in our first genre feature series, we’re looking at ship’s captains. Today’s captain is Jack Sparrow of the Black Pearl.
After successul runs with films like Alice in Wonderland and A Christmas Carol, Disney has penned a new deal with Imax to bring three new 3D titles to the huge screens next year.