the outstanding actress margot robbie confirmed in an interview with Vanity Fair that Disney scrapped the female version of Pirates of the Caribbeanwritten by “Birds of Prey” screenwriter Christina Hodson.
“We had an idea and we were developing it for a while, years ago, to have more of a female-led story, not entirely female-led, but just a different kind of story, which we thought would have been really cool,” said Robbie. to Vanity Fair about his movie “Pirates” with Disney. “But I guess they don’t want to do it.”
In the summer of 2020, Disney was in early development on Robbie’s “Pirates” movie, as well as a second reboot written by franchise veteran Ted Elliott and “Chernobyl” creator Craig Mazin. Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced all five “Pirates” movies starring Johnny Depp, was attached to both new projects at the time.
In an interview with The Sunday Times in May, Bruckheimer said both films were still in development: “Yes. We’re talking to Margot Robbie. We’re developing two Pirates scripts, one with her and one without her,” Bruckheimer said when asked about the future of the “Pirates” franchise.