News

Jeff Nathanson to Write Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Source:   Variety
January 11, 2013


Although reports from back in 2011 seemed to suggest that Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides co-writer Terry Rossio had developed a screenplay for a fifth installment in the hugely successful franchise, Variety reports today that Catch Me If You Can scribe Jeff Nathanson has been brought aboard the same project. It's unclear whether or not Nathanson will be working from Rossio's draft or if he'll be tackling the project as a page one rewrite.

Launched in 2003 with The Curse of the Black Pearl, the Walt Disney Pictures franchise has, in every film so far, featured Johnny Depp in the role of Captain Jack Sparrow. The most recent adventure, On Stranger Tides, also starred Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane and Sam Claflin and turned out more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

Check back for details on the fifth adventure as soon as they become available.


| 26 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

CS Video: Gillian Flynn, Ben Affleck and the Cast of Gone Girl
White Collar's Tim Dekay Joins Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As Agent Ward's Brother
Shameless, House of Lies and Episodes Return to Showtime January 11
The New Trailer for The Theory of Everything
Kim Jong-un Singing Katy Perry in a Tank and Other Strange Delights from the Set of The Interview
New Interstellar Trailer Found in Interactive Site!
The Cast and First Image from the Angry Birds Movie Revealed!
Trailer for Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Debuts!
Netflix and Arad Animation Announce Original Animated Series Kong - King of the Apes
The Trailer and Poster for Russell Crowe's The Water Diviner
Promo for Episode 2.03 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Rocksteady Hopes Fans Call Batman: Arkham Knight 'The Ultimate Batman Simulator'
Watch the New Trailer for Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings!
Christian Bale on Playing a 'Troubled and Tumultous' Moses in Exodus: Gods and Kings
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Coming to Blu-ray and DVD in December
Ready for More Twilight? Five Shorts are Coming to Facebook
Horrible Bosses 2 Delivers a New Trailer!
The Trailer for Syfy's Ascension, Starring Tricia Helfer

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners