FILE Photo: Margot Robbie poses on the purple carpet all through the Oscars arrivals at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The “Pirates of the Caribbean” are having all set to set sail in a full new way, with Australian actress Margot Robbie starring in a new model of 1 of Disney’s major movie franchises.
Robbie, the star of “Suicide Squad” and “I, Tonya,” is to head a woman-driven “Pirates” movie which is in the early phases of enhancement, a source with understanding of the project said on Friday.
It marks the most current bid by Hollywood to re-think about common motion pictures by casting women of all ages in the direct roles, like the 2016 reboot of “Ghostbusters” starring Melissa McCarthy and 2018 comedy heist “Ocean’s 8” that starred Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.
No plot information were being offered but the story is currently being prepared by Britain’s “Birds of Prey” screenwriter Christina Hodson and created by longtime “Pirates” filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer, the supply stated.
The Hollywood Reporter claimed the motion picture was a individual project from a new “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie that was introduced as in growth previous calendar year,
Centered on a ride at the Disney’s concept parks, the five “Pirates of the Caribbean” videos, starring Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, have taken some $4.5 billion at the worldwide box place of work given that 2003.
Reporting by Jill Serjeant Enhancing by Tom Brown