The Black Pearl Arrives in Hawaii for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4' Shooting

The Black Pearl Arrives in Hawaii for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4' Shooting

The ship, which is seen in the first film, has docked at Kalaeloa Harbor for the production of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' which will begin this summer.

Hawaii has become the new home for the Black Pearl. The large ship which is featured in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has arrived in Kalaeloa Harbor on early Sunday morning, February 15. According to Hawaii News Now, the ship was brought there as the preparation for the shooting of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" which is scheduled to be commenced this summer and will take place at Oahu and Kauai.

To get to Hawaii, the Black Pearl traveled from the Bahamas to Los Angeles before then to Kalaeloa. State leaders said a lot of work went into getting the film there and the excitement of the ship is just the beginning.

In "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", Johnny Depp will reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow. The storyline for the film has been kept under wraps but it is said to follow the eccentric pirate in a quest to find the Fountain of Youth. Rob Marshall is set to direct this fourth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise which is slated for May 20, 2011 release date.

As of late, Penelope Cruz has been reported to be in negotiation to star opposite Depp in the forthcoming movie. There has been no word on what role that is offered to the 35-year-old beauty but it is believed that Cruz will be Jack Sparrow's foil and equal in many ways. However, neither the actress nor Walt Disney Pictures has released any statement regarding the news.


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    Ichabod Crane
    Jul 21, 2010

    Filming at Kawelo Bay as of today.

    Pirate 112
    May 23, 2010


    May 23, 2010

    Actually she didn't travel from the Bahamas to Los Angeles. She was in storage down in Ensenada, Mexico after the filming finished for At World's End.

    May 04, 2010

    i live in hawaii and i already saw the ship im so exited!!!

    Apr 15, 2010

    its here and its amazing! lots of ppl going to it tho and taking pics! my husband is going to the casting call on april 25th!!

    Feb 18, 2010

    Oh!, finally some news real news about this movie!, that proves that its officially really going to happen again!. Now i'm totally relieved! . I hope this does mean the begining of a second trillogy in the Pirates of the Caribbean disney movie franchise!, meaning Pirates of the Caribbean 4, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, and Pirates of the Caribbean 6, all with Johnny Depp, and Geoffrey Rush in them, or at least just johnny depp!.

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