Pirates of the Caribbean Redd

Updates to Disney theme park rides are a fairly regular occurrence, even to the beloved and iconic Pirates of the Caribbean, the last attraction that Walt Disney personally oversaw before his death in 1966. We’ve already written about how they’ve added a new female pirate character named Redd to a revamped version of the ride’s auction scene, but now we have some new video of Redd meeting guests in the park. Could she become the new face of the ride movie forward? And maybe even the movie franchise?

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Godzilla 2 starts filming

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Michael Dougherty‘s Godzilla 2 has wrapped production
  • Jared Leto talks about starring in a Tron reboot
  • Director Doug Liman gives an update on Edge of Tomorrow 2
  • M. Night Shyamalan‘s Unbreakable and Split sequel Glass begins production
  • And more!

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If you were hoping to see Johnny Depp in anything but mainstream fare for the next couple years, this might be the time to store that dream away for a while. The actor is finishing Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, then will make Dark Shadows and The Lone Ranger. And after those, it looks like he could stay in the Disney fold. There’s a report that the studio wants to make fifth and sixth Pirates of the Caribbean films, and plans to shoot them back to back. Read More »