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Two new clips about time for Alice Through the Looking Glass

Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” the sequel to the very successful “Alice in Wonderland,” reunites the original cast to an all-new adventure through the unforgettable world of Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories. We haven’t heard much since November, and it’s about time they released a… Read More »Two new clips about time for Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass character portraits

Hollywood these days is certain of one thing, audiences want the familiar over the new. That’s why we’re seeing a bevy of revivals and sequels streaming into theatres. But just having familiar characters isn’t enough to draw audiences, you have to actually have something new… Read More »Alice Through the Looking Glass character portraits

Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass – new details from D23 Expo

The sequel to Disney’s 2010 billion-dollar-plus earner “Alice in Wonderland” is coming to theaters next spring and the company had a big presentation featuring Alice herself at D23 Expo. Mia Wasikowska (Alice) thrilled fans with a preview of the all-new spectacular adventure, “Alice Through the… Read More »Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass – new details from D23 Expo

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

First photo of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates 5.

Somewhere on the golden coast of Australia, Jerry Bruckheimer is producing the 5th Pirates of the Caribbean movie starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. As has become his tradition, Bruckheimer shares pictures from the set along the way, including the occasional glimpse of Captain… Read More »First photo of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates 5.

Pirates 5 “Dead Men Tell No Tales” begins filming Down Under

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We learned a few months ago that Queensland, Australia had won the right to host production for most of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the fifth entry in the blockbuster movie series inspired by the classic Disney theme park attraction. The previous four films have reaped $3.7 billion at the box office, so there are high hopes for this next film.

The news today is that production has officially begun and we have the first look at the cast and plot for the new film. Plus, we already have a picture from the set in Australia.

Joining Johnny Depp, who will reprise his creation of Captain Jack Sparrow, will be Oscar winner Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men,” “Skyfall”), rising young stars Kaya Scodelario (“The Maze Runner,” British television’s “Skins”) and Brenton Thwaites (“Maleficent,” “The Giver”) and Golshifteh Farahani (“The Patience Stone,” “Exodus: Gods and Kings”). Rejoining the action are Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa, Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs and Stephen Graham as Scrum.

As for the story, this is what we’ve learned:

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas

Okay. So it’s another McGuffin chase. It’s probably a good idea not to stray too far from the winning formula.Read More »Pirates 5 “Dead Men Tell No Tales” begins filming Down Under