Margot Robbie will probably be starring in a brand new model of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. The movie’s story is being written by Birds of Prey screenwriter Christina Hodson.
Margot Robbie (Photograph: Reuters)
The Pirates of the Caribbean are on the point of set sail in an entire new course, with Australian actress Margot Robbie starring in a brand new model of one in every of Disney’s (DIS.N) largest movie franchises.
Robbie, the star of Suicide Squad and I, Tonya, is to move a female-driven Pirates film which is within the early phases of growth, a supply with data of the mission stated on Friday.
It marks the newest bid by Hollywood to re-imagine basic films by casting ladies within the lead roles, together with the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters starring Melissa McCarthy and 2018 comedy heist Ocean’s eight that starred Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.
No plot particulars have been obtainable however the story is being written by Britain’s Birds of Prey screenwriter Christina Hodson and produced by longtime Pirates filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer, the supply stated.
The Hollywood Reporter stated the film was a separate mission from a brand new Pirates of the Caribbean film that was introduced as in growth final 12 months,
Primarily based on a trip on the Disney’s theme parks, the 5 Pirates of the Caribbean films, starring Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, have taken some $4.5 billion on the world field workplace since 2003.