Whereas plot particulars are being saved in Davey Jones’ locker, the mission, in early improvement, shouldn’t be meant to be a by-product of the long-running franchise that had pirate Jack Sparrow at its heart, however reasonably an entirely authentic story with new characters underneath the Pirates moniker, itself impressed by the long-running attraction at Disneyland.
The brand new mission is claimed to be separate from the already introduced reboot of the favored franchise that has Pirates scribe Ted Elliott and Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin growing the story.
Longtime Pirates producer Jerry Bruckheimer is hooked up to supply each the Elliott/Mazin mission and this new Robbie/Hodson mission.
Pirates of the Caribbean is without doubt one of the most profitable movie franchises of all time, grossing over $4.5 billion throughout 5 characteristic movies. However the Pirates franchise, fronted by Johnny Depp, has proven its age, with the fifth installment, 2017’s Lifeless Males Inform No Tales, coming in with the second-lowest field workplace of the collection ($795 million, unadjusted worldwide) solely forward of authentic movie Curse of the Black Pearl. The studio has been plotting methods to revive the model with tales from new expertise.
Hodson is considered one of Hollywood’s go-to blockbuster writers, with credit that embrace Transformers spinoff Bumblebee in addition to DC superhero initiatives The Flash, which now has Michael Keaton reprising his well-known position of Batman, and Batgirl.
Robbie’s latest options embrace Bombshell and As soon as Upon a Time … in Hollywood, and she is going to subsequent be seen in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad sequel.
Along with collaborating on Birds of Prey, Robbie and Hodson collectively in 2019 launched the Fortunate Exports Pitch Program, a brand new initiative geared toward getting extra female-identifying writers employed by studios to put in writing action-centric films.
Robbie is repped by CAA, Administration 360, AMM and legal professional Jeff Bernstein of Jackoway Austen. Hodson is repped by Kaplan/Perrone Leisure and Ziffren Brittenham