Margot Robbie, Christina Hodson Re-Team for the new movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ (Exclusive)

While the plot details remain in Davey Jones’ locker, the project, in initial development, is not intended to be a spin-off of the long-running franchise that had pirate Jack Sparrow in the center, but rather a totally original story with new characters under the Pirates Nickname, inspired by the long-running attraction at Disneyland.

The new project is said to be separate from the already announced reboot of the popular franchise that has Pirates type Ted Elliott and Chernobyl Creator Craig Mazin developing the story.

Long time Pirates Producer Jerry Bruckheimer is responsible for producing both the Elliot / Mazin project and this new Robbie / Hodson project.

pirates of the Caribbean It is one of the most lucrative movie franchises of all time, grossing over $ 4.5 billion in five movies. But the Pirates franchise, led by Johnny Depp, has shown diminishing returns in recent times, with the fifth installment, 2017. Dead men don’t tell stories, coming in with the second-lowest box office in the series ($ 795 million, unadjusted worldwide) just ahead of the original film. Curse of the black pearl. The studio has been hatching ways to revive the brand, with stories of new talent.

Hodson is one of Hollywood’s blockbuster writers, with credits including Transformers cleave Bumblebeeas well as DC superhero projects The flash, which now has Michael Keaton reprising his famous role as Batman, and Bat girl.

Robbie’s recent features include Bomb and Once upon a time in Hollywood, and then they’ll see her at James Gunn’s The suicide squad continuation.

In addition to collaborating in Birds of preyRobbie and Hodson launched the Lucky Exports Pitch Program together in 2019, a new initiative aimed at getting more female-identifying female writers to be hired by studios to write action-focused films.

Robbie is represented by CAA, Management 360, AMM and Jackoway Austen’s attorney Jeff Bernstein. Hodson is represented by Kaplan / Perrone Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham