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Pirates of the Caribbean 4 - More Jack Sparrow

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I was watching The Pirates of the Caribbean the other day on television and I realized that you can watch the movie many times and still be entertained by it. I've watched it many times(all the three parts) but found myself laughing heartily at Johnny Depp and his antics. Suddenly an acute need for more Pirates of the Caribbean came up and was searching for a sequel in no time. Its almost time to bring out a new sequel to such a successful franchise, at least a rumour.


And guess what I did find that happy news- Disney recently confirmed the new edition in the franchise(although rumours were galore even as back as June, 2007. In June, 2007 CinemaBlend reported a rumour from a "source" .
“the ending of Pirates 3, the fountain of youth story might not be the only story they might used the next pirate’s film. The fountain story could used in another form to introduce the story for Pirates 4… the next film might be a departure from the same formula of the last three movies as well, meaning that Jerry Bruckheimer could be planning to enter the realm of Science Fiction this time around and it could be the heart of a new trilogy with Jack Sparrow and his crew of misfits. Some of the brainstorming going around involves some Jules Verne type of scenarios involving some pretty big flying machines, a man who wants to rule more than just the ocean, a encounter with the most famous and dangerous pirate of all, a race to get to a lost world (Hint, Hint) and Jack and his crew going to where no pirate has gone before (No, its not space but Disney had made animated movie about this place before with Michel J Fox voicing one of the characters).”
They stress pretty strongly that this is just a rumour and nothing more. The Michael J. Fox movie their source is referring to is almost certainly Atlantis, which would tie in the Jules Verne and science fiction elements mentioned. But all this may turn out to be false.

Director Gore Verbinski, who was in charge of the first three opus of Pirates of the Caribbean, is rumoured to return at the helm of the movie. He has said "I would start fresh and focus on the further adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow." Guess That means more Jack Sparrow, and thats always a good thing for Pirates of the Caribbean lovers
Another rumour floating around is that Tim Burton may be at the directors seat for the next edition, which is unlikely in my opinion.

One thing we know for sure is that the new movie is going to focus on Jack alone, no Will or Elizabeth to steal screen time from Johnny Depp. It has been reported that Keira Knightley does not wish to continue playing her character of Elizabeth Swann, she prefers to commit to different projects. Johnny Depp has officially signed on for Pirates of the Caribbean in September 2008. He is the single factor that made this franchise this popular and apparently he knows it too (he got $56 million for the new film)


British tabloid The Sun now reports "Brand is thrashing out a deal to appear in Pirates of The Caribbean 4 — as Captain Jack Sparrow's brother. The deal to play Jonathan, younger brother of Johnny Depp's character, could be worth ?5million." An unnamed source informed the paper, "There couldn't be a role more perfectly suited. There's a lot of Jack Sparrow in his mannerisms and behaviour. Depp's accent isn't a million miles away from Russell's either. Russell joining the Sparrows alongside Johnny and Keith Richards as their dad will complete the ultimate on-screen pirate family." Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat) is also rumored to be in the movie.

And to add the the melee some sequences of the movie is even going to be shot in 3D for IMAX goes another rumour. Rumours galore on the next installment of this successful franchise, one thing is sure- Johnny Depp is reprising his crazy, lovable character Captain Jack Sparrow. The movie is said to hit the theaters in 2011, so plenty of time for new rumours to come up.
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6 comments so far.

  1. Isaac Ashe January 1, 2009 at 3:41 PM
    Well shiver my timbers! That would be good (although I thought the third one was a bit rubbish at the end).
  2. Manu January 2, 2009 at 7:41 AM
    Well, Ya.. but still Johny Depp rocked lol.. The problem with the last one is that the plot is so convoluted one tend to loose the string of thought..
    Hope the new one come out soon..I just love the character Jack Sparrow..
  3. Cheap Madame Butterfly Tickets January 5, 2009 at 6:25 PM
    Personally, I think they should do like a prequel, rather then a sequel. I'm afraid that a sequel might kill the whole thing.
  4. Manu January 5, 2009 at 7:11 PM
    I would be happy with a prequel or a sequel, as long as there is Jack Sparrow in it.. But personally a prequel and sequel is going to be the same, cause the trilogy leaves Jack just the way we find him.
  5. Nickelback Tickets January 21, 2009 at 4:55 PM
    I like the idea of a sequel. This proposed story sounds like it could have some wonderful possibilities. As for Will and Elizabeth not returning I think it's a saving grace. There will be no one to replace Kiera and Orlando because their characters will no longer be in the movies! =]
    Think of it this way, the first three movies were just an arch in what could be an unfathomably large story line. Those 3 movies covered what...an entire two or three years? Woo for Pirates 4!
  6. Eid Greetings August 31, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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