Uncertainty Looms Around 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'

Uncertainty Looms Around 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'

While promoting his upcoming film 'Astro Boy', Bill Nighy states that any announcement concerning 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' is unreliable.

Ever since Walt Disney Studios former Chairman Dick Cook took the D23's stage to announce "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", reports after reports have come in about the development of this fourth "Pirates" movie. But, during a press event for "Astro Boy", actor Bill Nighy told Sci Fi Wire that any announcement about the movie is premature.

"I understand that there was an announcement that there was going to be a fourth, and now I've been told since that that was not a reliable announcement," the actor who plays Davy Jones in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" said. Though so, he didn't completely rule out the possibility of a fourth film. "I'm pretty sure that there will be [a fourth]," he said. "I would be amazed if there weren't, given the success of the first three."

As for the chance of him reprising his role on the fourth film, the 59-year-old revealed that he is up for it should the filmmakers want him back. "I would love to be in it, because I had a wonderful time with those," he confessed. "They were great people, and those films are beloved, so it would be great to be in a fourth one."

So far, reports of "On Stranger Tides" suggested that the movie is eying a summer 2011 U.S. release. It will follow Jack Sparrow in his quest to find the Fountain of Youth. He will team up with Captain Barbossa in order to "defeat some supernatural terror". Director Gore Verbinski, the helmer of the first three "Pirates" movie, won't take on the directing job this time around.

Over the past month or so, words had been swirling that Johnny Depp may have a change of heart about his involvement after Cook was booted out of Disney. A representative for the mouse house has slammed the speculation though, stating that the Hollywood star will not be replaced in the fourth movie.

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    Denise Hoglund
    Jan 28, 2010

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Jerry Bruckheimer Pirates 4,3,2,1 A poem by Denise Hoglund 1/19/10 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Pirates 4 sets sail for the Island of Kauai. Captain Jack Sparrow and his daring pirate mates, have no fear, when they walk the plank of Hanalei Pier. Their infamous inglorious, pirate ship the magnificent Black Pearl is mooring there near the pier. Pirates 4 you will met a scary fiery dragon so please beware, dragons and Reality Bites! Scary Fiery Puff the Magic Dragon has his eye on you closely watching Captain Jack and his mighty crew. Puff, the Magic Dragon is a real and dangerous mountain range the name may sound strange, it is Namolokama Range. Namolokama Waterfalls run deeply steep, straight, threw the mountain core. Quenching scary fiery Puff the Magic Dragon’s burning breathe fiery hot when he roars. Captain Jack Sparrow is here for the treasure that lies deep beneath his long curly, sharp twisting claws. Captain Jack Sparrow and his mighty mates hunt for the treasure but the thick dark, black volcanic rock has walls that are too tall. No one may enter, except for a unique Stand up Paddle Surfer whose skills would make you ill. The coral reef is razor sharp, the Strange Tides steep, high mountainous blue curved clear Walls of Glass that crash, surfers beware! Fear and hear the ocean waves roar On Strange Tides Pirates 4. Hanalei Bay near Moanakai, provides safe harbor for the magnificent Black Pearl pirate ship and there awesome crew. Stay tuned to the theater of the Pacific, don't leave you might get Disney J.J.Abrams Lost. Jerry Bruckheimer Pirates of the Caribbean, cast and crew are always ready; willing an able to, start at Rob Marshall Nine. Nbc’s Tonight Show, maybe the toast of the town, Disney's Abc Lost, and Pierce Brosnan's Tomorrow Never Dies, Ben Stiller's Reality Bites, oh my. Immortality is a constant theme in Pirates of the Caribbean 4,3,2,1 Denise Hoglund can't wait 4 more. Nine's Rob Marshall, Pierce Brosnan, Ben Stiller; Harrison Ford would make excellent cameo role actors 4 Pirates 4. Aloha and mahalo Jerry Bruikheimer, Governor Linda Lingle, Georja Skinner Overseer Creative Industries Division Hawaii Film Office

    Oct 24, 2009

    i love the pirates movies.however if they replace johnny depp then they have lost my interest in a fourth movie.

    John Chandagnac
    Oct 23, 2009

    PSYCHE!!LOL ; )

    Jack Shandy
    Oct 23, 2009

    Yeah! At least it has to happen, no matter what Depp wants to do about it!

    Oct 23, 2009

    At least the fourth movi is still going to happen regardless of bill nighy feeling uncertain about it!. Johnny depp said already that he is still willing to do one last pirates of the caribbean movie, so in other words that means the fourth movie is what he is still willing to do. And he's probably still willing to do it for all the younger fans ouyt there who he does not want to disappoint, because of not doing it, so will be doing the fourth movie!.

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