Tag Archives: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Spotlight on the Stars: Keira Knightley

For this week’s new spotlight piece, I wanted to cite an A-lister who doesn’t quite get the credit that she deserves. That lovely lady is none other than Keira Knightley, an Academy Award nominated actress mostly known for her period piece work but capable of far more than that. In[...]

‘Midnight in Paris’ by Woody Allen astonishes, ‘Pirates’ 4 grosses $90 million

HollywoodNews.com: Just ten years ago next weekend, we saw pundits studio executives hand-wringing over the ‘mere’ $75 million four-day gross of Michael Bay’s Pearl Harbor. For some reason (oh, it’s a three-hour period love story… it’s EXACTLY like Titanic!!), studio executives were expecting a $100 million four-day total. Nevermind that[...]

Pirates of the Caribbean looking good… $86 million

HollywoodNews.com: It’s a $35 million opening Friday for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. That’s expectedly below the opening Fridays for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($55 million – a record at the time) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($42 million, despite $13 million[...]

Hans Zimmer honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

HollywoodNews.com: Hans Zimmer has composed scores to some of the biggest Hollywood movies to this date including “Megamind,” “Inception,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “The Dark Knight,” “Angels & Demons,” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” just to name a few. Finally, his time has come to be honored with a[...]

Keith Richards still a pirate after all

HollywoodNews.com: Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards will reprise his role as Captain Teague in the fourth ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ movie. Richards, 66, played the role of Johnny Depp’s character Captain Sparrow’s father in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ and it has been confirmed he will reprise the[...]

Johnny Depp joined by familiar rocker in “Pirates” sequel?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The publicity machine for next summer’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel – the fourth in the bank-busting franchise but the first without Gore Verbinski at the helm – is about to lift anchor. Here’s what we know about the film. It will be subtitled “On Stranger[...]

Back to the Future turned 25 today. A look at the trilogy’s finest moment.

By Scott Mendelson “Did you say seventy years?” Has there ever been a cooler cliffhanger in modern film history? The idea of splitting a long film into two pieces and releasing them relative closely to each other was a new idea back in 1989. But of all the split-in-two franchise[...]

Avatar’s budget fails to impress

“Avatar” had been rumored to cost over a half a billion dollars for production costs, but the actual numbers are being revealed. According to The Wrap, a Fox spokesperson has said that the production costs are $237 million with $150 million for the promotion of the film. Compared to Pirates[...]