"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.

One source indicates that Disney is almost assuredly going forward with "Pirates 4," but the man usually at the helm might be off adapting Mr. Breathed's "Flawed Dogs: The Year End Leftovers at the Piddleton "Last Chance" Dog Pound" for Disney. This one would be a CGI sort of feature.

Further word states that BB's "Mars Needs Moms" will also be made into a movie -- only this one might be directed by Robert Zemeckis!

Hmm, I need to pick some of these books up, I think. I still think "Bloom County" was the funniest comic strip ever created. (Well, and "The Far Side." Oh, and "Calvin and Hobbes," obviously.)

But the big question is ... who'll they get to direct "Pirates 4"? Disney should get someone who still needs to make a good pirate movie, like Renny Harlin or Roman Polanski. (They directed "Cutthroat Island" and "Pirates," respectively, and there's a double feature that'll give you a fresh respect for the "POTC" series.)

Source: Jim Hill Media

Comments

jeremyd4

jeremy d

I'd like Peter Jackson to do a pirate film..... RRRR!!!

May 8 - 03:31 AM

~*Admiral Snowstorm*~

Dominique Amsterdam

Peter Jackson wouldn't sink that low.

With a new director, is there actually a possibility that the fourth movie could be passable? I'd like to entertain the notion, but I think the ship is already sunk.

May 8 - 03:36 AM

ProducerPaul

Paul Barrett

Peter Jackson wouldn't sink that low? You've obviously never seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. Actually, he would be a pretty good choice for something like that, because he could bring the mix of action and humor that the series demands.

But then, I obviously thought the movies were better than you did.

May 8 - 06:35 AM

Merlin235

Merlin Ambrosius

Jackson also made a movie about a big ape, so perhaps a movie about Pirates isn't that far off.....

May 8 - 07:10 AM

Hallarian

Corey Hensley

I am amazed that anybody else has seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. I actually own all of Peter Jackson's films on DVD (Except for Heavenly Creatures)I wonder has Anyone seen Brain-Dead (Or Dead-Alive as it is called in the States)?

But I don't think Peter Jackson would continue Pirates. I don't debate that he would do a superb job, and if he was origanally tapped to direct the first three they would most likely have been ten times better. The thing is, Peter Jackson isn't some second grade filmmaker who could be used to make a film passable for entertainment when the companies are still trying to cash in on the previous films sucesses. He is the man you go to first; besides he likes to write his own films with his wife, and their business partner Philipa Boyens.

May 9 - 03:33 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Don't forget "The Frighteners" with Michael J. Fox.

May 19 - 04:07 PM

~*Admiral Snowstorm*~

Dominique Amsterdam

Peter Jackson wouldn't sink that low.

With a new director, is there actually a possibility that the fourth movie could be passable? I'd like to entertain the notion, but I think the ship is already sunk.

May 8 - 03:36 AM

ProducerPaul

Paul Barrett

Peter Jackson wouldn't sink that low? You've obviously never seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. Actually, he would be a pretty good choice for something like that, because he could bring the mix of action and humor that the series demands.

But then, I obviously thought the movies were better than you did.

May 8 - 06:35 AM

Merlin235

Merlin Ambrosius

Jackson also made a movie about a big ape, so perhaps a movie about Pirates isn't that far off.....

May 8 - 07:10 AM

Hallarian

Corey Hensley

I am amazed that anybody else has seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. I actually own all of Peter Jackson's films on DVD (Except for Heavenly Creatures)I wonder has Anyone seen Brain-Dead (Or Dead-Alive as it is called in the States)?

But I don't think Peter Jackson would continue Pirates. I don't debate that he would do a superb job, and if he was origanally tapped to direct the first three they would most likely have been ten times better. The thing is, Peter Jackson isn't some second grade filmmaker who could be used to make a film passable for entertainment when the companies are still trying to cash in on the previous films sucesses. He is the man you go to first; besides he likes to write his own films with his wife, and their business partner Philipa Boyens.

May 9 - 03:33 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Don't forget "The Frighteners" with Michael J. Fox.

May 19 - 04:07 PM

Huck

Tucker Bailey

After this third movie, I want Johnny Depp to return to creating a new character in each of his films.

What's more, I think too many films will tarnish Capt. Jack's status as one of the all-time great movie characters. It already has a bit, if you ask me.

May 8 - 05:13 AM

ProducerPaul

Paul Barrett

Peter Jackson wouldn't sink that low? You've obviously never seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. Actually, he would be a pretty good choice for something like that, because he could bring the mix of action and humor that the series demands.

But then, I obviously thought the movies were better than you did.

May 8 - 06:35 AM

Merlin235

Merlin Ambrosius

Jackson also made a movie about a big ape, so perhaps a movie about Pirates isn't that far off.....

May 8 - 07:10 AM

Hallarian

Corey Hensley

I am amazed that anybody else has seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. I actually own all of Peter Jackson's films on DVD (Except for Heavenly Creatures)I wonder has Anyone seen Brain-Dead (Or Dead-Alive as it is called in the States)?

But I don't think Peter Jackson would continue Pirates. I don't debate that he would do a superb job, and if he was origanally tapped to direct the first three they would most likely have been ten times better. The thing is, Peter Jackson isn't some second grade filmmaker who could be used to make a film passable for entertainment when the companies are still trying to cash in on the previous films sucesses. He is the man you go to first; besides he likes to write his own films with his wife, and their business partner Philipa Boyens.

May 9 - 03:33 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Don't forget "The Frighteners" with Michael J. Fox.

May 19 - 04:07 PM

Merlin235

Merlin Ambrosius

Jackson also made a movie about a big ape, so perhaps a movie about Pirates isn't that far off.....

May 8 - 07:10 AM

stevegilpin

Steven Gilpin

Renny Harlin is a terrible director.

May 8 - 08:15 AM

Samwise Gamgee

Ryan Sanderson

I'd love to see Peter Jackson make a fourth Pirates movie..... as soon as he gets Halo funded, makes that, gets the Children of Hurin script, makes that, New Line fires O'Shay (whatever, I don't even care if I spelled his name wrong) and he makes the Hobbit, and then I'd love to see him make Pirates. The sooner he does all that, the better. In fact, after Raimi just failed with Spidey 3, I wouldn't mind if Hollywood just designated Jackson it's official blockbuster director. (Nolan can keep Batman and I guess Riddley Scott, Stephen Spielberg and Joss Whedon can have something too, but otherwise......)

May 8 - 09:06 AM

bigbadbear

John Doe

jackson would be a terrible director for a pirate movie. He'll probably spend 2 hours just setting up what Sparrow is trying to steal.

May 8 - 09:13 AM

Bigbrother

Big Brother

Right, not enough walking on ship and as Clerks 2 taught us. That was the basis of Jacksons biggest success :)

May 8 - 02:45 PM

blank blank

bob jones

tarantino

May 8 - 10:20 AM

OneSoup

heino schmid

hells yeah!

May 8 - 01:21 PM

OneSoup

heino schmid

hells yeah!

May 8 - 01:21 PM

Bigbrother

Big Brother

Right, not enough walking on ship and as Clerks 2 taught us. That was the basis of Jacksons biggest success :)

May 8 - 02:45 PM

digitalrelic

Jason Stieber

ugh, 3 is enough. honestly.

May 8 - 02:49 PM

Decade_e_a

Aaron Senters

Please don't put us through another one. I mean, the first was a lot of fun, but the second one was boring as hell. I fell asleep BOTH times I tried to watch it. If the third one is REALLY good, then I won't mind, but as of right now, I don't want another Pirates adventure.

>>===aaron==>

May 8 - 03:53 PM

Depp&POTCFan

kirsti devine

Why complain about it, saying "please don't put us through another one"? no one is forcing you to watch it ...

May 11 - 01:21 PM

screwhead100

Ben Wellick

if three is enough, like they usually say for a franchise, then why have the Bond films made it to number 21 going on 22.......i think anything is possible if there is a story to be told...

May 8 - 03:54 PM

pinkincide

jon doe

Screw Pirates, the big news here is the Berkeley Breathed flick.

May 8 - 07:53 PM

Lux Obscura

jonathan brazeau

NO MORE SEQUELS! PLEASE! what do we need here? please johnny depp, don't just cash a paycheck, stop after 3 so the next one can go straight to dvd.

May 8 - 08:44 PM

Hallarian

Corey Hensley

I am amazed that anybody else has seen Bad Taste or Meet the Feebles. I actually own all of Peter Jackson's films on DVD (Except for Heavenly Creatures)I wonder has Anyone seen Brain-Dead (Or Dead-Alive as it is called in the States)?

But I don't think Peter Jackson would continue Pirates. I don't debate that he would do a superb job, and if he was origanally tapped to direct the first three they would most likely have been ten times better. The thing is, Peter Jackson isn't some second grade filmmaker who could be used to make a film passable for entertainment when the companies are still trying to cash in on the previous films sucesses. He is the man you go to first; besides he likes to write his own films with his wife, and their business partner Philipa Boyens.

May 9 - 03:33 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Don't forget "The Frighteners" with Michael J. Fox.

May 19 - 04:07 PM

jeremyd4

jeremy d

I said - I'd like to see Peter Jackson direct "a" pirate movie, not necessarily POTC. Whilst he'd be good at that series too, I think he could do a rival pirate series that perhaps captures the heart of the computer game "Sid Meier's Pirates". It would be epic and possibly more mature. Nevertheless, I love POTC for what it is, fun. Reminds me of another pirate computer game that I used to play as a kid actually, "Monkey Island". I hope someone round here knows what the hell I'm talking about.

May 9 - 11:00 PM

Depp&POTCFan

kirsti devine

Why complain about it, saying "please don't put us through another one"? no one is forcing you to watch it ...

May 11 - 01:21 PM

cgcbooks

Robert Kimberlin

Don't forget "The Frighteners" with Michael J. Fox.

May 19 - 04:07 PM

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