Date: 29th June 2020
Margot Robbie and her Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson are in early talks to front a female-driven Pirates of the Caribbean movie at Disney.
Disney is in early development of the untitled project. The Robbie-Hodson collaboration is being developed separately from another "Pirates of the Caribbean" reboot that was unveiled in October with franchise veteran Ted Elliott and "Chernobyl" creator Craig Mazin hired to develop a story.
Christina Hodson has been set to write the new Pirates of the Carribean movie, which has Margot Robbie attached to star. The two worked together closely on the DC Comics adaptation Birds of Prey, which was released in theaters earlier this year. Interestingly, it has recently been rumored that Karen Gillan as being eyed for a Pirates reboot.
The previous "Pirates" movies, all starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, grossed $1.5 billion domestically and $3.07 billion internationally, with the North American market representing a progressively smaller share. The domestic total for 2017’s "Dead Men Tell No Tales" hit $172 million, while foreign markets delivered $622 million.
Source: Press Release