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[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Hollywood Producer Jerry Bruckheimer to Appear at a Book Signing at Disneyland Park

Fans of award-winning producer Jerry Bruckheimer have a chance to meet him at a special book signing at the Disneyland Park on December 14.
Bruckheimer will be signing copies of the new book Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes | Four Decades of Filmmaking by Michael Singer. The coffee table book showcases 40 years of Bruckheimer’s career in movies and television including his work hit movies such as Beverly Hills Cop, Armageddon, and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
The book features a foreword by Johnny Depp, an interview with Bruckheimer’s wife Linda, …

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[26 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on The Walt Disney Company and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways, Ending a 20 Year Partnership | ]
The Walt Disney Company and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways, Ending a 20 Year Partnership

Last week the Walt Disney Company announced that after more than two decades of working together it was severing ties with producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
The news comes a few months after the more-than-dismal and very costly theatrical release of The Lone Ranger, which Bruckheimer produced. The poor box office receipts from that film will likely cost Disney nearly $190 million.
The separation also came about a week after Disney announced that the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was put on hold.
The Disney/Bruckheimer relationship resulted in 27 films, …

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[17 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Disney XD Transforming Into Disney Fandom with Three Nights of Special Programming | ]
Disney XD Transforming Into Disney Fandom with Three Nights of Special Programming

Disney fans who love Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and other Disney movies are going to want to tune in to Disney XD beginning July 30 when the network transforms itself into Disney Fandom.
This three-night programming event celebrates the fans and showcases programs from Marvel, Star Wars, Disney, Pixar and more. The event is geared toward viewers ages 13 and older and will feature Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean movies, a Star Wars documentary, and special programs created for Disney Fandom.
During the event fans will get a sneak peek at Phase …

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Author Sues Disney for a Second Time Citing Copyright Infringement Related to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Films

Royce Matthew, a Florida-based author, recently filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company alleging that the company took and used his work and ideas in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.
This is the second time Matthew has sued Disney with regard to the Pirates film series.
Matthew first filed a lawsuit against Disney in 2005 after he viewed the first Pirates of the Caribbean film. During the discovery process of that lawsuit he reportedly provided evidence that his work – the low-budget film Supernatural Pirates – was …

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[4 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas Launches at the Magic Kingdom

A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas, the interactive game that was inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean films has set sail at the Magic Kingdom.
The game takes guests – who are Captain Jack Sparrow’s newest recruits – on a quest to save Adventureland, while trying to find the Treasures of the Seven Seas and fight off enemies including the Royal Navy, Captain Barbossa, and other pirates.
Armed only with magical talismans and a treasure map in each quest, the pirate recruits must complete their raids and prove they …

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[8 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars’ Play Set Coming to Disney Infinity

Disney has announced details about the fourth play set coming to Disney Infinity, the video game that features physical figures and virtual worlds akin to Activision’s Skylanders franchise.
In addition to Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters Inc., and The Incredibles, Pixar’s Cars characters will have their own play set when the game launches. While the first three play sets will be sold in a starter pack for $74.99, the Cars play set will sell individually for $34.99. According to Disney, each play set will add about six to nine hours of gameplay.
When the Cars play set launches, players will enjoy the world, characters like Mater, …

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[14 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Jeff Nathanson to Pen ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’

Disney has hired Catch Me If You Can screenwriter Jeff Nathanson to pen the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, sources are reporting.
While Johnny Depp has not officially signed on to reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, the Mouse House is optimistic that he will return, as he has said in the past he will always return to the franchise if the material remains good.
Jerry Bruckheimer will produce the fifth installment. As of this writing, it is unclear who else is set to reprise their roles – or if familiar faces from past Pirates films …

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[17 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Hans Zimmer Replaces Jack White for ‘The Lone Ranger’ Score

Earlier this year, we reported that former White Stripes frontman Jack White would score Disney’s The Lone Ranger. Now, sources are reporting that White has been replaced by Hans Zimmer.
According to media reports, White had to revoke his commitment to the score due to scheduling conflicts. A statement posted by Disney says:
Oscar winner Hans Zimmer, the musical mastermind behind Disney’s and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ has signed on to compose the score for ‘The Lone Ranger.’ Jack White, who had originally been contemplated to score and has contributed several …

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[9 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek at Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Several months ago, we told you about a new pirate attraction coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Not much information has been released since then – until now. Take a look at Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow, the new walk-through attraction coming this fall.

In this attraction, guests will venture into a lost grotto, where they will encounter a mysterious pirate skull that puts them to the test. Many classic moments from the films will come to life before your very eyes as you undergo all the …

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[1 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Mermaids Make their Debut at Pirates of the Caribbean Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort

The Mermaids of Whitecap Bay, from the film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, have made their debut at the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Walt Disney World Resort.
Keep your eye out early on during the attraction’s grotto scene – you’ll definitely spot a mermaid skeleton, but if you’re lucky you’ll even catch a glimpse of them swimming alongside your boat. Additionally, you’ll hear a mermaid call to you with her siren song just before you drop down into the pirate battle scene. Finally, new rockwork and props …