Update: The figures from The Hollywood Reporter appear to be international numbers. Domestically the box office was only $39 million which is only good for 3rd place. In the battle of Pirates, Pals, and Pandas the terrors of the high seas have won out. Pirates… Read More »Pirates 4: Finds additional treasure box office, #1 again internationally
In this clip from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, we are introduced to Captain Blackbeard, the most feared Pirate on the seas. As many have said, Ian McShane is born for this role. May 20th is almost here, me mateys.
I was going to do this big write up on the Pirates Of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides World Premiere Red Carpet event, but my invitation must have gotten lost in the mail. I’m sure Disney will get it right next time. Luckily Disney has… Read More »Kermit The Frog Covers Pirates World Premiere
Disney has released a special extended clip of the Cliff Jumping scene from Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. This looks to be quite a bit into the movie, so be warned, here be spoilers: Ian McShane was born to play Blackbeard. Of course… Read More »Extended Cliff Jumping Clip from Pirates 4: On Stranger Tides
With the World Premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides set for tomorrow night, final touches along Disneyland’s Rivers of America are underway. In addition to the New Orleans Square theater setup, bleachers are expected on Main Street allowing up to 10,000 fans… Read More »Disneyland’s Rivers of America invaded again for Pirates 4
Sometimes you just have to tell things like it is. Disneyland is getting a great Pirates overlay on its Festival Arena and a nightly preview of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Add to that some walk around character interaction from Captain Jack Sparrow and you have a terrific opportunity for guest satisfaction and movie studio synergy. Walt Disney World is getting…. zip, zilch, nada. No Pirates 4 preview at all.
I realize Orlando is not exactly the hotbed of movie studio excitement, but there are 40+ million guests moving through Walt Disney World each year, many of whom would be more than happy to return home with tales of a special preview for Pirates of the Caribbean they got to see while on vacation. I’m probably just jealous, but I do think WDW is missing a great opportunity.
Check out below the jump for a behind the scenes look at the transformation of Disneyland’s Festival Arena into the Pirates preview: