March 01, 2008 07:41:08 GMT
It was reported that Disney are planning to produce the fourth installment of the blockbuster franchise 'Pirates of the Caribbean' set to be released in 2011.
Good news coming from Walt Disney. According to Cinematical, the mouse house have been planning to release the fourth installment of its most successful "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy, "Pirates of the Caribbean 4" sometime in 2011.
Though many reports are conflicting on how the studio get on the fourth film, many favor that the fourth film will focus solely on the renowned Captain Jack Sparrow. Further, it was said that as the studio is trying to downsize the film's budget, the fourth installment would probably have a lighter take on the special effects.
Aside from planning to release "Pirates 4", Disney is reportedly going to make the follow-up of "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" and the sequel to one of the studio's successful animations "Cars".
The first three "Pirates" films which features Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley have been extremely successful as it gained millions of dollars each. The first film "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has grossed $305.4 million domestically and $654.3 million worldwide. Further, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" got better reception by earning $423.3 in North America only and over one billion dollars around the world, while the third "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" reached $961 million in its worldwide sales.