Latest News on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

October 8, 2008

Pirates 4 Rumors Float to Surface

Tim Burton directing the fourth "Pirates of the Caribbean"? Sacha Baron Cohen (or Russell Brand) playing Jack Sparrow's brother? Yes, it's wacky rumor time for the "Pirates" sequel, and CinemaBlend has got 'em all in one place. More…

July 19, 2008

Holy Box-Office, Batman! Dark Knight Makes $66M On Record-Breaking Opening Day

With anticipation so high theaters across the country were adding midnight and early a.m. shows to meet demand, Christopher Nolan's Batman sequel The Dark Knight took in an estimated $66.4 million on opening day. If projections are accurate, it could also become the highest-grossing opening weekend of all time. More…

August 2, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Bourne Comes Home To Reclaim Box Office Title

Matt Damon aims to gun down his competitors and rule the North American box office this weekend with The Bourne Ultimatum, the third in the popular spy series, which opens on Friday aiming to sell more tickets than the frame's four other new wide releases combined. More…

July 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Mmmmmmmmmmm Box Office Feast!

Bart, Lisa, and the whole gang from Springfield will charge into multiplexes across North America and much of the world this weekend in the highly anticipated animated comedy The Simpsons Movie which looks to easily conquer the box office. More…

July 13, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Potter" Power Takes Control of Multiplexes

The Hogwarts posse is back with the highly anticipated launch of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", the fifth film in the blockbuster wizard series which has already grossed $3.53 billion worldwide. More…

July 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Transformers" Already Dominating Holiday Week

Megatron and his sinister robot chums invade the North American box office aiming to extract riches from the multiplexes over the extended Fourth of July holiday week with the tentpole action vehicle "Transformers." More…

July 3, 2007

"Spidey 3" Wins Domestic Battle; "Pirates 3" Takes Global

The battle of the summer's biggest smash isn't decided just yet, but it looks like "Spider-Man 3" will have to be content with the biggest domestic release -- while "At World's End" takes the global prize. More…

June 28, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Rats and Bruce Hit Theaters This Weekend

Disney and Pixar aim for their eighth straight number one hit together with the latest computer animated film from the industry experts, "Ratatouille." More…

June 17, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Fantastic Four" Clobbers Box Office Foes

Fox scored its first number one hit in five months with "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" which grossed an estimated $57.4M on its opening weekend, tripling its nearest competitor's sales. More…

May 31, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Knocked Up" Expecting Solid Arrival

Call it the weekend of the actor/producer. Three new films with stars that do double duty behind the scenes (or have good agents that can snag a free credit) enter a marketplace filled with big-budget tentpole pics quickly eroding away. More…

May 24, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Pirates" Awaits Massive Holiday Treasure

Multiplexes are stocking up on popcorn, soda, and overpriced candy in anticipation of record crowds that could make this Memorial Day holiday frame the biggest weekend in box office history. More…

May 15, 2007

ILM Joins the "Iron Man" Team

In an effort to bring you absolutely every single piece of available "Iron Man" news, there's this: ILM was just hired to do all the fancy effects work. More…

May 14, 2007

"Superman" Reigns at The Saturn Awards

Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns" cleaned house at the Saturn Awards over the weekend. (Hey, don't laugh. The Saturn Awards have been around for over 30 years and they pay some fine attention to the genre films we all love so much.) More…

May 11, 2007

Bruckheimer Hints About "Pirates" Spinoffs

It's been well-reported that Johnny Depp would have no problem staying on with the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, and it seems like producer Jerry Bruckheimer just might have a few tricks up his sleeve. More…

May 10, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "28 Weeks Later" and "Georgia Rule" To Battle For #2 Spot

In what must be a first at the box office, an aerobics queen takes on killer zombies in a vicious battle for the silver medal during what no doubt will be another mammoth weekend for "Spider-Man 3." More…

May 8, 2007

"Pirates 4" -- Hold the Gore (Verbinski)?

It might not come as a shock to hear that director Gore Verbinski probably wants to take a break from the "Pirates" some time soon. Word is he might be collaborating with "Bloom County" creator Berkeley Breathed on a CGI flick. More…

May 3, 2007

Exclusive Featurette: The Pirate Lords of "At World's End"

Meet the pirate lords of "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" in an exclusive trailer for the upcoming Disney summer juggernaut, courtesy of our sister site IGN Movies! More…

May 3, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Spidey Senses Tingling For a Record Opening Weekend

Will the friendly neighborhood webslinger reclaim the holy grail of the movie biz - the opening weekend box office record? More…

April 16, 2007

"Pirates 3" Promo Piece!

Hey, did you guys hear there's a new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie coming out? Yep, end of May. We showed you the first theatrical trailer last week, and now comes a nifty little mini-promo video that's got some action, some interviews, and some all-new footage! More…

April 4, 2007

Early Plans for a "Pirates 4"?

Whenever a new sequel hits the horizon and everyone gets all excited ... we get hungry for (yes) extra sequels! Now it seems there's some early rumblings about a fourth chapter in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series -- although I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for it to happen. More…

March 22, 2007

RT-UK Exclusive: Edit Suite Report and New Pics for "Stardust"

In an otherwise unremarkable office building in London's trendy Soho, the clichés are out in force; magic is being made, fantasies are coming to life and dreams are being realised. It may be marketing agencies, new media designers and ad companies in the vicinity, but on the second floor of this particular building a small group of people are putting the finishing touches to "Stardust", one of Paramount's late summer tent-pole releases, and perhaps the most ambitious film ever to be made in Britain. More…

March 7, 2007

Box Office in 2006 a Big Boost Over 2005

Remember when everyone wouldn't shut up about the box office "slump" in 2005? Well, that story is now a distant memory. The 2006 domestic box office was up 5.5% over 2005 ... and that's a lot of money. More…

February 21, 2007

Who Wants Some Mild "Pirates 3" Spoilers?

Wow, this is tough. Really tempting and seriously tough to resist: A bunch of plot details from "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" have hit the internet, and I really don't know what to do. I hate spoilers so darn much, but I just gotta know about the "P3" plot! More…

February 11, 2007

BAFTA 2007 Winners Announced

The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2007 took place tonight at the Royal Opera House in London's trendy Covent Garden and Rotten Tomatoes UK were there to sip champagne and do our very best to stay sober enough to report back to you. And it was a ceremony full of surprises; an open field outside of Best Actor and Actress (which went to Forest Whitaker for Last King of Scotland and Helen Mirren for The Queen respectively) with no one film winning more than three awards. More…

February 2, 2007

RT-UK Exclusive: Win Tickets to the BAFTAs!

The hottest event in the British film calendar, the Orange British Academy Film Awards, takes place in London on Sunday 11th February. With more stars than the night sky dressed up to the nines looking to collect those coveted gold masks - this week's RT-UK theme is "cliché" in case you'd be wondering - it's the best party in London and Rotten Tomatoes UK have teamed up with those movie-loving folks at Orange to give one of our wonderful readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the glam event! More…

January 4, 2007

Overall Box Office Up More Than 3% from 2005

Total domestic box office showed a 3.4% climb in 2006, thanks mainly to semi-expensive profit-turners like "Talladega Nights," "The Break-Up," and "The Devil Wears Prada." And boy oh boy did Sony have a good year! More…

December 21, 2006

First Pic of Keith Richards as Jack Sparrow Senior!

Johnny Depp used him as inspiration for "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." He was supposed to pop up in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," but didn't. And now he's guaranteed to appear in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End." We now have a picture to prove it! More…

December 14, 2006

First Official "Pirates 3" Pics!

We've seen a few sketchy-looking on-set snapshots from the third "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick, but not this pretty. Click on in to enjoy a few crisp-looking photos from "At Worlds End." More…

December 6, 2006

A Young Captain Jack in "Pirates 3"?

The latest rumor swirling around about the next (and final?) "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick is that we just might get a peek at what Captain Jack Sparrow looked like ... as a kid! More…

November 14, 2006

Ms. Swann Leaving the "Pirates" Nest?

With "Pirates of the Carbbean: At Worlds End" being primed for its summertime release, the actors are now sharing their thoughts on the future of the series. And as far as Keira Knightley is concerned, she seems fine with moving on when the trilogy ends. More…

November 8, 2006

The People's Choices Have Been Made

Everyone always says The Oscars would be better if "normal people" were allowed to vote on them. And yet every year, The People's Choice Awards Nominations are embarrassingly silly. More…

October 11, 2006

Orlando Bloom Not NOT In Future "Pirates of the Caribbean" Flicks

RT has confirmed with some tight-lipped Disney PR associates that recent rumors speculating that Orlando Bloom's character would possibly be killed off in any future "Pirates of the Caribbean" spin-offs that might possibly be in the works are "completely unfounded." More…

October 9, 2006

Bloom Out For "Pirates 4?"

Is Will Turner, Orlando Bloom's character in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, marked for death? According to WENN (via Cinescape), the script for the fourth "Pirates" movie is in the works, and it may sanction the demise of Jack Sparrow's young sidekick. More…

October 2, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Open Season Shoots Up #1 Opening

Ashton Kutcher ambushed the top two spots at the North American box office this weekend playing an animated mule and a Coast Guard rookie in Open Season and The Guardian, respectively. Both films enjoyed strong openings pumping in a combined $40M and helped the marketplace beat last year's levels for the first time in four weeks. The weekend's other new wide release, the comedy School for Scoundrels, saw more modest results with a fourth place bow. More…

September 28, 2006

Keith Richards is "So Drunk" on the "Pirates 3" Set

Hey guess what? Keith Richards likes to get drunk -- and he's certainly not about to let a cameo role in "Pirates of the Caribben: At Worlds End" stand in the way of a good time. More…

September 22, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: Dueling "Batman" Villains, Peter Jackson Talks "Hobbit," Brad Pitt "M:I4" Rumors, And More!

In this week's Ketchup, as if the who-will-portray-Joker rumors weren't enough, the who-will-portray-Two-Face conversation is in full swing. Also, Peter Jackson has now gone on record regarding his possible participation in "The Hobbit." More…

September 13, 2006

Day and Date for "Pirates 3"

According to Screen International, Disney has revealed that the second "Pirates" sequel, "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," will have a global day-and-date release next summer. More…

September 1, 2006

"Pirates 3" Title Confirmed

There was some speculation that Disney might go in another direction, but it looks like "Pirates 3" will definitely arrive with its screenwriters' choice of titles: "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End." (No apostrophe.) More…

August 27, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Invincible" Scores #1 Opening

Football season was back in swing at the North American box office this weekend as Disney's real-life pigskin drama "Invincible" scored a number-one opening by more than doubling the ticket sales of its nearest competitor. The rest of the films in the top ten were packed into a tight range and were separated by a mere $2.6M meaning chart positions could change when final numbers are released on Monday. More…

August 23, 2006

"Dead Man's Chest" DVD Due December 5th

I know it's hardly "news" when a recent theatrical release earns a DVD date, but we're talking about "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," one of the biggest blockbusters of this or any year, plus (more importantly) a movie I really liked a whole lot. And surprise! There'll be two different DVD packages... More…

August 20, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Snakes Opens at #1, But Lacks Bite

Samuel L. Jackson's much-talked-about thriller Snakes on a Plane landed in first place at the North American box office this weekend, but lacked the kind of bite that was expected given all the media attention and internet buzz that surrounded the film. More…

August 14, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Talladega Nights" Stays #1, "Step Up" Surprises

Despite a pair of newcomers close behind in its rearview mirror, Will Ferrell's hit comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby finished in first place for the second consecutive weekend to retain its North American box office trophy. More…

August 10, 2006

Box Office Preview: "World Trade Center" Arrives in Theaters

Another frame packed with four new national releases is led by Oliver Stone's 9/11 drama "World Trade Center" from Paramount. A trio of lower profile pics round out the weekend - Sony's family adventure "Zoom," Buena Vista's teen drama "Step Up," and The Weinstein Company's horror flick "Pulse." Despite all the new entries, Will Ferrell will try to win the box office title for the second consecutive time with his comedy "Talladega Nights" which has been racing well ahead of its competition since opening last weekend. More…

August 7, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Will Ferrell Scores His First #1 Opening with Talladega Nights

Comedy superstar Will Ferrell scored his first-ever number one opening in a lead role with the stronger-than-expected debut of his latest hit Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby which left all competitors in the dust at the North American box office. More…

July 31, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Miami Vice" Knocks Pirates From #1 Spot

Detectives Crockett and Tubbs shot their way to number one in North America with the cop thriller Miami Vice which finally managed to knock the megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest out of the top spot. More…

July 27, 2006

Box Office Preview: Miami Vice Turns Up B.O. Heat

With cops, drug dealers, and lots of bullets flying, the action film Miami Vice hits theaters across North America this weekend with its aim squarely on the number one spot. Young kids, meanwhile, will be offered another animated film in the form of The Ant Bully while teens get a new high school comedy in John Tucker Must Die. The overall box office should continue to be much healthier than last year as the Jack Sparrow-dominated month of July comes to a close. More…

July 25, 2006

Comic-Con 2006: "Pirates 3" Clip Spotted and Described

I'm as psyched as anyone for the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie, but I'm going to be really careful about avoiding spoilers until next May. And, so far, it doesn't look like it's going to be easy. For example, Disney showed a little "Pirates 3" footage at the Comic Con, and IGNFF was there to share the wealth. More…

July 24, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles

Johnny Depp made this weekend's four new releases walk the plank as his megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the first film of the year to spend three consecutive frames at number one and zoomed past the $300M mark in record time. More…

July 20, 2006

Box Office Preview: Will Lady Sink Pirates in the Water?

Directors take center stage this weekend providing starpower to four new films opening in North American theaters all hoping to take down reigning box office king Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. More…

July 19, 2006

Will Naomie Harris Do "28 Weeks Later"?

From "28 Days Later" to "After the Sunset" to "Pirates 2" to "Miami Vice," the lovely and talented Naomie Harris kinda came out of nowhere. But would she be interested in returning for the sequel "28 Weeks Later"? More…

July 18, 2006

Wanna See Some of the "Pirates 3" Script?

Are you so excited to see "Pirates of the Caribbean 3" that you'd like to read the first 50-some pages of a draft that may have been changed two dozen times by now? If so, head on over to JoBlo's, and he'll be happy to point you in the right direction. Me, I'm staying spoiler-free. More…

July 17, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates

The Johnny Depp juggernaut Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest remained the most popular film in North America for a second weekend easily defending its box office crown against two new comedies that fought bitterly for the runnerup spot. More…

July 14, 2006

Weekly Ketchup: Natalie Portman Stays Clothed, James Cameron's Trilogy, "Pirates" Finds Gold, And More!

To prove the theory that readers prefer good news to bad news, the report that Natalie Portman will go nude in her next role received several thousand more page views than the subsequent report debunking said rumor; James Cameron envisions some new projects in trilogy form; "Pirates" sequel broke two box-office records. More…

July 13, 2006

Check Out the Pirate Chow Yun-Fat!

With the sugar high of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" still coursing through your veins, you just might want a peek at "Pirates 3" villain Chow Yun-Fat. Well, we found one. (Two, actually.) More…

July 13, 2006

Box Office Preview: Dupree and Little Man Bust Into Your Home

A pair of new star-driven comedies will try to steal away some treasure from the record-breaking hit Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest in a laugh-filled battle for the number two slot. More…

July 12, 2006

Disney Hits Jackpot, Announces a Bunch of Layoffs

So you come in to work at Disney on Monday morning, expecting everyone to be all smiles and excited about the "pirate booty" that was made over the weekend. Or maybe you're happy to notice that "Cars" crossed the $200 million mark over the same weekend. And the comes a memo from the boss that says "You're fired." More…

July 11, 2006

Pirates Not Going to "World's End"?

Most moviegeek outlets have been working under the assumption that "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" is what next May's trilogy capper will be called. Not so fast, says the FilmForce gang... More…

July 10, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Shatters Industry Records With $132 Million Take

Box office records were shattered by Johnny Depp and his companions this weekend as the much-anticipated adventure sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest exploded into theaters with the biggest opening weekend in Hollywood history. Former champ Superman Returns was hit hard and fell sharply in its second weekend. However, Pirates managed to expand the overall marketplace with most holdovers not suffering large declines. For the first time in box office history, the top ten smashed through the $200M mark. More…

July 10, 2006

Teaser Bulletin: Night at the Museum

If you went to see "Pirates2" over the weekend, but got caught in the popcorn lines, you may have missed the new teaser trailer for the Ben Stiller FX comedy "Night at the Museum." Fortunately you can check it online right here. More…

July 8, 2006

"Pirates of the Caribbean" Sequel Loots Record-Breaking $55.5M on Friday

It looks like this summer will come away with a mark in the record books, if estimates hold. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," the sequel to 2003's surprise smash hit "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," grossed $55.5M on Friday, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. It's the biggest single-day gross ever, besting the $50M single-day debut of last year's "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith." More…

July 7, 2006

James Cameron Talks Trilogies

While we all sit with bated breath and wonder when we'll get to see a new movie from James Cameron, the guy's hard at work cooking up new trilogy ideas. While attending a "Pirates 2" screening at Disney World, the mega-successful filmmaker discussed the possibility of doing his new projects as three-parters. More…

July 7, 2006

Cast Your Vote in the Teen Choice Awards

Are you between the ages of 13 and 19? Do you like ... stuff? Then click right here and cast your votes for the 329th annual Teen Choice Awards, which is where you can tell the universe that Puffy is more illing than Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell is funnier than Brad Pitt, and Katie Holmes is cuter than Katey Sagal. Or something. More…

July 7, 2006

"Narnia" Kid Talks Sequel Preparation

If you're among the millions who loved and adored "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," then you're probably wondering what's up with the sequel already. Young star Anna Popplewell was wondering the same thing, and while attending the "Pirates 2" premiere in London, she dropped a little hint... More…

July 6, 2006

Box Office Preview: Pirates To Loot Box Office Treasure

Multiplexes are stocking up on popcorn and soda in anticipation of the massive crowds expected to descend upon them on Friday for the opening of the highly anticipated adventure sequel "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." More…

July 6, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Dead Man's Chest" Is Overstuffed; "Scanner" Shines Darkly

This week at the movies, we've got pirates back for more box office bounty ("Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest") and a journey to the center of the mind ("A Scanner Darkly"). What do the critics have to say? More…

July 5, 2006

Bruckheimer Talks "Pirates 3" and "National Treasure 2"

Throw a rock across a search engine and you're bound to find a bunch of new "Dead Man's Chest" interviews. ComingSoon.net had a fairly interesting one with uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the mega-successful moviemaker dropped a few tidbits on "Pirates 3," a sequel to "National Treasure," and a few goodies we can expect on the "Pirates 2" DVD. More…

July 3, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Superman Returns" to Top of Charts

The Man of Steel conquered the North American box office this weekend as the super hero adventure Superman Returns claimed the number one spot over the pre-Independence Day holiday frame. More…

June 30, 2006

Summer Showdown: Can "Superman Returns" Top "Pirates of the Caribbean 2?"

With the successful but not-quite-spectacular opening of "Superman Returns" this week (pulling in $21 M in its Wednesday opening run), some may start to wonder just how worried Warner Bros. should be in the short week of box office dominance it has before Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" debuts on July 7. RT puts both blockbusters head to head to predict which flick will pop audiences' kernels the most this summer? More…

June 29, 2006

The Day After: "Superman Returns" Reaps Solid Opening

With the weight of Warner Bros.' summer hopes on its shoulders, "Superman Returns" debuted late Tuesday night and continued strong, if not phenomenally, for a total of $21 million at the box office through Wednesday night. More…

June 26, 2006

Keith Richards WILL Show Up in "Pirates 3"

Ever since Johnny Depp admitted to using Keith Richards as semi-inspiration for his Captain Jack character, gossip and speculation have indicated that the Rolling Stone rocker would make an appearance in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequels. Well, he definitely isn't in Part 2, but... More…

June 25, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Sandler Fast Forwards to #1

Moviegoers grabbed their remote controls and flocked to the multiplexes this weekend to see Adam Sandler's latest comedy Click which became the comedian's eighth number one hit thanks to its $40M opening, according to estimates. More…

June 20, 2006

"Transformers" Teaser Hits on July 4th

Those who've been patiently reading the "Transformers" tidbits are probably wondering when they'll be able to see some kind of footage ... and the upcoming teaser trailer just might offer some! (It'll premiere online on July 4th and play in theaters in front of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.") More…

June 19, 2006

"Pirates 3" Plot -- and Depp Wants to Do "Pirates 4"?

With "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" right around the corner, we're now getting a few juicy tidbits of information on what next summer's "Pirates of the Caribbean Part 3" will be about! (Spoilers Ahoy!) Also, Johnny Depp recently stated that he'd have no problem playing Captain Jack again and again ... provided the screenplays were tight. More…

June 18, 2006

First Negative "Superman Returns" Review -- Critical Kryptonite?

It had to happen eventually -- after a flurry of excited positive reviews following this month's sneak press screening of "Superman Returns," the first voice of dissent has emerged, courtesy of internet critic Dave Poland. More…

June 13, 2006

Bill Nighy Talks "Pirates," "Fuzz," and "Flushed Away"

Widely-admired British character actor Bill Nighy certainly does have a lot on his plate these days. In addition to an important role in the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel, he'll also be appearing in Simon Pegg's "Hot Fuzz" and the animated adventure "Flushed Away." In preparation for the "Pirates" push, Mr. Nighy sat down with ComingSoon.net and shared a friendly little conversation. More…

June 12, 2006

Sparrow & Turner, Finally Reunited

If you watched last week's MTV Movie Awards, then you already got a look at this newly-released "Dead Man's Chest" scene. But if you're still dying to see what the reunion between Captain Jack and Will Turner looks like, then click right here. More…

June 11, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1

The Disney/Pixar animated film Cars raced past the competition to finish in first place at the North American box office. Though it did not open as strong as some of its predecessors, the toon easily outdistanced everything else in the current marketplace outselling the second place film by a three-to-one margin. More…

June 6, 2006

JoBlo Unearths Some More Pirates 2 Booty

With every new weekend I get a little bit closer to seeing my #1 Gimme Gimme pick of the Summer Movie Season -- "Dead Man's Chest." That crazy Canadian known as JoBlo obviously knows this, which is why he's posted a nifty bunch of all-new Pirate pics just for me ... but you can check 'em out, too. More…

June 1, 2006

Superman to "Return" with "Spider-Man 3" Trailer

Director Sam Raimi revealed during an interview with Superhero Hype! that the first teaser trailer for "Spider-Man 3" will accompany the theatrical release of "Superman Returns." More…

May 10, 2006

Toy Story 3 Is In Production. That is all.

During a Disney shareholders meeting, Mouse House honcho Robert Iger made reference to "Toy Story 3" being currently in production. And that's all the news we have on it ... but it's a "Toy Story" movie, so every nugget is worth reporting. More…

May 2, 2006

"Pirates 2" -- New Pics and Trailer!

JoBlo's is reporting that a brand-new "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" trailer has hit the internet, albeit in a decidedly "unofficial" capacity. I was unable to get the clip to play, but JB was slick enough to snag some awesome screen-grabs after he hit play. Expect the trailer to "officially" arrive some time soon -- but why not check out the pics while you're waiting? More…

April 18, 2006

"Dead Man's" Ghost Ships!

IGN FilmForce snagged a pair of exclusive pics on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, the film that currently holds the #1 gimme gimme spot on Scott's list of Summer Movies. Click right here to see what a full-sized Flying Dutchman looks like! More…

April 7, 2006

Third "Pirates" Flick Has an Apocalyptic Title

ComingSoon.net got word from an employee of a UK Disney store that the new title for Pirates of the Caribbean 3 has been chosen. It's actually a title that we hardcore Pirates freaks heard about a few months ago ... but now we (reportedly) have the true scoop. The third Pirates flick, following The Curse of the Black Pearl and this summer's Dead Man's Chest, will be called... More…

February 5, 2006

Super Bowling For Trailers!

It's almost here -- the one time of year when pigskin-loving jocks and ravenous movie fans come together to salivate over 30-second blocks of pure advertising: Super Bowl Sunday. More…

February 3, 2006

Jack Sparrow to Take His Act to Disneyland

First the theme park attraction inspired the movie ? now the movie is inspiring the attraction. More…

December 1, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Pirates of the Caribbean 2

If you're anything like me, you get geeky little goose bumps when you think about seeing the two upcoming "Pirates" sequels. If that's the case, then turn up your speakers and click right here, because Yahoo! has the very first trailer for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." More…

October 25, 2005

Grab a Few Cool Glimpses of the "Pirates 2" Set

Andrew Weil of ComingSoon.net was lucky enough to poke around the "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" set, and he came back with a healthy dose of plot droplets, early make-up work, and just enough info to keep us salivating for the flick's debut next summer. More…

October 4, 2005

Knightley Discusses Movie Piracy (the good kind)

Reliable old Ed Douglas at ComingSoon.net had what must have been a heavenly sit-down with the lovely Keira Knightley, and the young lady gave up all sorts of interesting info on the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequels. More…

July 7, 2005

Chow Down for "Pirates" Part 3

Admired actor / action star Chow Yun Fat ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") has signed on for villain duty in Disney's as-yet-untitled second sequel to "Pirates of the Caribbean." He'll play Captain Sao Feng, although details on this character are, of course, being kept under wraps. More…

April 21, 2005

Bill Nighy to Deliver High Seas Villainy in Both "Pirates" Sequels

FilmFocus spent some time at the UK premiere of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," and editor Joe Uticihi was able to toss a few questions at character actor/fan favorite Bill Nighy ... and Bill delivered a pretty cool scoop indeed. Seems the actor has climbed aboard both of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequels, and he'll be playing a "very, very, very, very bad man" that goes by the name of Davey Jones. More…

April 1, 2005

Jack Davenport Heads Back to the "Caribbean"

Empire Online had a brief but charming little chat with actor Jack Davenport (best known as the stuffy Capt. Norrington in "Pirates of the Caribbean"), and here's what the affable chap had to say about the sequels: "I'm filming on Pirates until January of next year ... The first one made so much money that the number crunchers obviously decided to turn it into a franchise. We're kind of lucky to be along for the ride really." More…

January 31, 2005

Alex Norton Joins "Pirates" Crew

Comingsoon.net brings word that Alex Norton has joined the cast of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequels. According to their source, Norton will play Edinburgh sea captain Sam Bellamy. "I start filming in Los Angeles next month," he says, "...then head out to the Caribbean island of St Vincent in June and July." Norton's credits include "Beautiful Creatures," "Little Voice," and "The Count of Monte Cristo." More…

January 19, 2005

Geoffrey Rush on "Pirates of the Caribbean" Sequels

While doing publicity for "Swimming Upstream," Geoffrey Rush touched upon the "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequels with Dark Horizons. "They have got a big job ahead of them, as they are going to shoot two and three together for logistical reasons and they are certainly determined not to make it a sausage machine project," he says. More…

December 16, 2004

Chow Yun-Fat to be a Pirate

The Associated Foreign Press brings word that Chow Yun-Fat ("A Better Tomorrow") has been approached by the producer and director to play the famous 15th century Chinese pirate Cheung Po Tsai for the next two sequels to "Pirates of the Caribbean." More…