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Pirates of the Caribbean as told by Emoji

Arrr Matey. Captain Jack Sparrow has been emojified as the original Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl movie gets the “As Told by Emoji” treatment. You have to watch closely as the emojis creatively use all the functions of the phone to… Read More »Pirates of the Caribbean as told by Emoji

Johnny Depp conquers D23 Expo

Leave it to Captain Jack Sparrow himself to make not one, but two surprise appearances at D23 Expo. First, on Friday, Johnny Depp made a surprise showing at the Disney Legends Awards where he was given the award and later added his handprints to the… Read More »Johnny Depp conquers D23 Expo

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Filming Set To Begin?

While some scenes from each of the four previous Pirates of the Caribbean movies may have been shot in the actual Caribbean, the vast majority of location shots took place in Hawaii. A local news report says that will change with episode 5 of the… Read More »Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Filming Set To Begin?

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow – now confirmed!

When is an attraction announcement not really an announcement? When it’s published accidentally, that’s when. It’s no secret that the Prince Caspian exhibit has been moved out of its Sound Stage in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. There has even been some speculation about what would be going into that space on various fan sites.

Usually those exhibits are ‘sponsored’ by some marketing budget or another from the Walt Disney Studios. Typically the goal is to sell DVDs or build audience affiliation for a sequel. So it was assumed that the next exhibit would be for a movie that had seen some success (which means it has a decent marketing budget) and is likely to have a sequel.

If the first movie that comes to your mind in The Muppets, then let’s say Great Minds Think Alike. Other likely candidates include John Carter or TRON: Legacy. However neither of those have had sequels greenlit. So Muppets it is. It even already has a tie-in with DHS.

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