Female-led Pirates of the Caribbean reportedly dropped by Disney. Margot Robbie reveals to Vanity fair that Disney no longer has plans of producing the movie.
Female-Led Pirates of the Caribbean Reportedly Dropped By Disney
Vanity Fair on Monday reported that actor Margot Robbie said that Disney no longer wants to produce female-led pirates of the Caribbean as the production company reportedly calls its quit on the project.
According to The Hollywood Reporter back in 2020, the spinoff was set to star Robbie and then be helmed by the writer of the Birds of Prey, Christina Hodson. The outlet also noted at the time that the story would not be featuring or including Jack Sparrow or other well-known Pirates characters.
Actor Robbie’s Interview with Vanity Fair
“We had an idea and we were developing it for a while, ages ago, to have more of a female-led — not totally female-led, but just a different kind of story — which we thought would’ve been really cool, but I guess they don’t want to do it,” Robbie revealed to Vanity Fair.
Disney Produced Five Pirates of the Caribbean Films over the Span of 14 Years
The Pirates of the Caribbean films were inspired by Disney’s theme park ride which bears the same name. And over the span of 14 years, Disney produced five films starring Johnny Depp as jack Sparrow. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was however its most successful, grossing more than $1 billion at the box office back in 2006. And in 2017, Disney released the last film, Dead men Tell No Tales.