All seemed fine for the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, till very recently when producer Jerry Bruckheimer announced that the fifth part of The Pirates wouldn’t set sail till 2016. “We have an outline everyone loves but the script is not done”, he said.
A shaky response to The Lone Ranger, and the expectations attached with a Pirates film is what has driven the makers to give the script some more time; “It’s all a factor. We want a script that everyone’s signed off on and a budget that everyone’s signed off on. Coming up with a great script is always hard”, believes Bruckheimer.
A strong script would have given an assurance to departments such as the props’ and VFX which, would otherwise be spending money on elements that might not be used eventually. With 2015 hosting a number of movies, including
Pixar and Marvel Disney’s Avengers: Age of the Ultron; Ant-Man and Inside Out, the crew of Pirates and Bruckheimer himself do not feel the shifting to be a big deal.