Pirates of the Caribbean: Disney ropes in Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin to develop reboot of franchise

Press Trust of India

Oct 26, 2019 16:14:48 IST

Disney has roped in Pirates of the Caribbean veteran Ted Elliot and Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin to work on a story for the reboot of the movie franchise.

 Pirates of the Caribbean: Disney ropes in Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin to develop reboot of franchise

Poster of Pirates of the Caribbean

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Disney hired the Deapool writing team of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick last year to reboot the franchise but the duo is no longer on board.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jerry Bruckheimer is expected to once again produce the project.

The five previous Pirates movies were fronted by Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow and also featured Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley and Geoffery Rush among others.

In total, the films have grossed more than $ 650 million worldwide.

Updated Date: Oct 26, 2019 16:14:48 IST



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