'Pirates' Reboot Mutiny: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Leave?

While things are going pretty well for Disney right now, there does seem to be some turbulent seas brewing for the proposed reboot of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

'Pirates' Reboot Mutiny: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Leave?

According to Deadline, who cite "Disney insiders", the writing pair of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have departed the piratical revisit.

The pair had recently had tremendous success with Fox's Deadpool films, and are gearing up to revisit their undead Zombieland series with a sequel.

While this news hasn't been confirmed by Disney yet, Deadline continues, sources have revealed that a search for new writers is currently underway.

We'll let you know what we hear about this.

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About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

 Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional
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