Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Has a Plot

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Unlike the last two Pirates of the Caribbean installments, it seems that the upcoming Pirates of Caribbean 4 is going to have a plot (zing!). Hollywood Elsewhere has supposedly confirmed the premise of the next Pirates film, which is said to be “locked in” at this point.

And, from the sound of it, the film could be good – or we could just as easily end up with another Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Check out the rumored premise for the film and you’ll see exactly what I mean by that statement.

Pirates 4 will once again center on Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Co., this time as they search for the fabled Fountain of Youth. At the same time, a “Captain Nemo” style villain outfitted with advanced (for pirate times) technology tries to beat them to the punch.

Hollywood Elsewhere has made the early claim that this new villain adds a sort of steampunk element to the story. Frankly, after all the pirates/magic/monsters nonsense of The Dead Man’s Chest and At World’s End, I would welcome a little steampunk tech into the Pirates universe. However, like I said up top, that kind of angle – old world meets new – leaves the film vulnerable to Crystal Skull syndrome. And Pirates of the Caribbean has already jumped so far over the shark as is…

Add to all this one other curious omen: if George Lucas had had his way early on, Indy 4 would’ve centered on a Fountain of Youth plot. [Shudder]

Still, the first Pirates film, Curse of the Black Pearl, was a pretty enjoyable movie, in no small part because it was a standalone (read: complete and uncomplicated) story that was well told and hit all the right notes – thrilling action, good characters, good balance of comedy and some cool f/x. It really was an adventure in the same vein of Indiana Jones, and how rare and precious has THAT experience become at the movies?

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If the filmmakers don’t try to overextend themselves, Pirates of the Caribbean 4 could – I’m saying COULD – reclaim some of its lost glory. Did I mention that Keira Knightley probably won’t be back? Knew that would make you happy simple smile Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Has a Plot .

We reported that Pirates of the Caribbean 4 could starting shooting next year. Far as I know that is still the case. Chicago director Rob Marshall is rumored to be directing.

Source: Hollywood Elsewhere

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  1. Sean
    Do like the Pirates of the Caribbean movies?

  2. Yeah!, I like everything about the pirates of the caribbean movies!. Infact!, the pirates of the caribbean movie franchise is my most favorite set of movies that i have on blu ray disc, and i watch them in high definition all the time!. All three of those movies never get old to watch!, I Am aticipating the release of the next three movies, “especially the fourth movie!. I guess you could say i am a “hardcore fan” of the pirates of the caribbean movies!.

  3. I just don’t get the big appeal of these movies. The first one was good, fun, but the sequels, especially the third, were just bad to me. I bought the first one on DVD but it doesn’t have rewatchability appeal like, say, Terminator 2. I’m sure a 4th will get lots of money but it just doesn’t get excited like, say, Avengers.

  4. John, the fourth movie will be much more like the first movie!. The second and third movies are not like that, because they were bigger “more involved” sequels!. The fourth movie, is going to happen, and will go through entirely with being able to be released, because they are planning to releasing a second trillogy of the pirates of the caribbean franchise, and the only other thing i can say is, well, jerry bruckheimer and walt disney pictures, when they make movies together, they never seem to fail, pirates 4, 5 and 6 will be successful, and i’m absolutely sure of that!.

  5. I agree with you Sean.
    Btw; I’m a HUGE Pirates fan!
    But! I don’t get why people don’t like the second one! I mean, sometimes I think it’s better then the first one!
    It’s just amazing, hilarious, thrilling!! The special effects are just AMAZING!! I mean, Davy Jones.. Do I have to say more?.. I don’t get you John “Kahless” Taylor… I really don’t…

  6. I think the second movie is better then the first one also!. I think its better then the first one because i already figured that the special effects in the second movie would be 10 times better then the first movie after seeing the first movie!, because every year that passes by, the special effects just get better and better in movies, that are bound to have special effects in them!. The third movies special effects were great, not because of the davy jones character and his crew in pirates 3, but because of the edge of the world scene and the maelstrom scene, it too!, thats what made the third movie great “including” johnny depp as jack sparrow and geoffrey rush as barbossa in the movie as well!.

  7. I’m like everyone else; I have movies I like, I have movies I don’t like. I know people who liked Howard the Duck and Battlefield Earth but I don’t hold that against them. Well, I do have a habit of reminding them though. 😀

  8. John, What are you talking about?, i was not at all trying to hold anything against you!. I also have movies i like and dislike too!. I was just saying before that, the fourth movie will be alot like the first movie, and is expected to be the continuation of first three movies and the begining the second pirates of the caribbean trilogy (“pirates 4,5 and 6). I also said that, the special effects will be even better because every year that passes by, the special effects or in other words computerized special effects, become even better looking and look real too!, even though what they create with special effects isn’t even real!.

  9. @Sean
    Sorry, that last post was really to M.G.J.. He said he didn’t really get me, so that’s what I responded to.

  10. John “Kahless”Taylor:
    First of all: I’m not a he.. xD
    Second: Sorry, people like different movies. If you don’t like the Pirates movies, you don’t. And you are free to that. 😀

  11. @M.G.J.
    First of all: Sorry, didn’t know.
    Second: Then you do “get me” then.
    Third: Oh, wait, I don’t have a third.


  12. O!, o.k john, i’m sorry if i thought before that you were directing that comment to me!, and responded the way i did, sorry about that then john!=/.

  13. I just love Johnny Depp!!
    Puclic Enemies<3^^

  14. Im a fan of johhny depp too, but because of his pirates of the caribean movies mostly!. Also, the upcoming alice in wonderland movie that he’s going to be in as the mad hatter looks cool too!, i’d probably like to that movie too!. I think johnny depp and tim burton make great movies together, but jerry bruckheimer rand johnny depp are the duo who that make the really good movies!.

  15. Yeah, but Tim and Johnny has a special way to do things.. They get each other, they are bestfriends. I mean, Johnny is the godfather of Tim’s son.. xD They have a special bond that is very strong, and we can see that in the movies. It’s a very long line between Pirates of the Caribbean and Ed Wood. Johnny is a strong character actor and one of the best actors of his generation. I can’t wait for Alice in Wonderland!:D It looks amazing and Johnny looks really cool as The Mad Hatter:D I agree that Jerry’s movies are great, but there is a huge difference between him and Tim. Personally, I love Edwards Scissorhands more than I love C.S.I and remember that Jerry is a producer and Tim is a director.;)

  16. I’m still not sure anymore about tim burton and johnny depp making movies together anymore!, i mean hey!, don’t get me wronge!, alice in wonderland looks spectacular, and i am planning on seeing it, but i still think that jerry bruckeimer and johnny depp have done a better job at making the pirates of the caribbean movies, then tim burton and johnny depp making any making any movie together, i mean to me thats just major commen sense really!, if you get my drift?!, and if you don’t get what i mean basically, well then what i do mean is tim and johnny have made enough movies to gether, and johnny depp and jerry bruckheimer are just pretty much getting starting on all the movies they are going end up making when working together on their future movies!.

  17. Well… I think Tim and Johnny will be making movies for a long time 😉 I mean, they have Dark Shadows comming up.. 😀
    And all I know is that everytime Tim and Johnny make a movie together it always makes good money and the critics love it! 😛 And so do the people, fans or not 😀
    People need to understand that Tim has a way to do things, he has his little qualities and things that we recognise. So people can’t go around saying that they are so tired of Tim Burton because he always makes “wierd” movies or that they feel that it’s always the same! I’m not saying you are saying that, but don’t expect Tim and Johnny to stop making movies together. Because when the finish product comes out, people always love it! 😀

  18. Yeah!, you are definately right about all of that!, but it is being set right now by jerry bruckheimer and disney to have rob marshall to direct pirates of the caribbean 4, so its not going to end up being tim burton who that will be directing pirates of the caribbean 4, and that i know for sure is a fact by now!. I’ve even been reading about it all over the internet, that rob marshall will be directing it!, its been said by many official sources on the internet, so i can’t be in denial about it now!, which i’m glad thats over!, because the more i find out about pirates 4, them more i realize what pirates of the caribbean 4 is going to be like and wvwn how it’s going to turn out to be too, after its finally released in may 2011 !.

  19. I’m not so sure about Rob Marshall, I mean ha has directed movies like Chicago, and is coming out with another mucical -Nine, which looks amazing btw 😛 It is very different from Pirates. But maybe it will great! 😀 He is an AMAZING director! No, you know what? I think it will be great! 😛

  20. I’ve actually got a good felling about rob marshall directing pirates of the caribbean 4, because i think that if it were someone like tim burton directing pirates of the caribbean 4, then the fourth movie could end up being ruined, because tim burton and directors like him who have their own puticular taste for movies, making them unoriginal wouldn’t be good for any of the future of the caribbean movies!. I’m think rob marsahall will make the fourth movie seem like gore verbinski directed it, because why would anyone including rob marshall, attempt to mess up and change around pirates of the caribbean 4?, that would just be completely stupid!, and would pretty much cause less people to end up seeing pirates of the caribbean 4 in the first place!.

  21. Yeah, I don’t think Tim Burton should direct Pirates, never said that 😛 I actually saw an interview with him and Johnny, and the interviewer said that if they couldn’t find a director for Pirates, would he do it? He said no, off course, because it’s not that kind of movies that he makes 😀 And I’m glad he doesn’t! There is to much “Bang-bang” movies today, who just focuses on making money..
    Rob will probably do a great job! 😀

  22. I hope they cast an actress better then Kira Knightly. But she was probably johnnys type. Hope some one overrides Johnneys decision in casting. We all know capt Jack will get serious with someone in the 4th. Yuck, worse then Kira could be someone like Mishca Barten. I hope Jack could truly turn out to be gay.

  23. Personally, I loved all the “Pirates Of The Caribbean” movies, and can’t wait to see what story Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio (who also have “Aladdin,” “Godzilla” and “The Mask Of Zorro,” in addition to the first three filmsin the series) will be cooking up. I also enjoyed the Elizabeth & Will story, as, to me, it was the heart of the “Pirates” movies. If Ms. Knightley changes her mind about not returning, all well and good. If not, I hope they pick a pretty and good actress for the love interest in the next film. I also would love to see Jet Li as the new villain.

  24. M.G.J, i know for a fact that he will go a great job on pirates 4, i just know it!.

  25. looking forward to the new pirates of the caribbean 4 film, especially watching it in 3d. The pirated of the caribbean plot sounds alright too!