The Pirates of the Depp, it seems like it’s just not a ‘s life for this anymore. has had it rough lately. From salty reviews of Tell N and On to all of the unsavoury drama around
However, someone who hasn’t had it rough lately is The . : and :
Since infusing a well-needed dose of in 2017, the former indie director has become (and especially ‘s) hottest talent, with reports that he’s to direct a new as well as . : Love and Thunder, a to into the
But if you ask me, Pirates of the Caribbean . could be using Waititi in a whole different ; the ailing
What would a look like?
Let’s face facts. The Pirates . has not had an objectively good since (though I have a huge soft spot for At World’s End), and they’ve become increasingly sillier, and more focused around
Whether Depp will return to portray the iconic is still up in the air, though with Waititi directing, I’m not certain his involvement would be a deal breaker either way.
We’ve also heard that Guardian of the , something that presents the director with an opportunity to mold his own lead and Karen Gillen is being eyed to play a new (potentially an of the ‘red’ from the ride) .
Personally, I’d love to see him bring back with less silly and a more grounded approach that really gets the excited again. I’m also a huge of and Keira Knightley but am of the opinion that the only returning members should be Depp, Kevin McNally (Gibbs), and Lee Arenberg (Pintel) and Mackenzie Crook (Ragetti),
Why Taika Waititi is the ideal director to bring back Pirates of the
Waititi knows like the back of his hand, but he has also proved that he can do action and more serious moments too, something severely lacking in the past two entries.
Imagine a that takes us back to the more grounded tone of The Curse of the . A darker that balances Waititi’s goofy with the more serious implications of being a that the original destroying trilogy dealt with.
If you don’t think Waititi can balance darker elements with , you clearly haven’t seen the winning .
The darling of is in the perfect position to save this . All he needs to do is ignore Tell ‘ stupid Davy Jones cliffhanger and make something truly unique that captures that swashbuckling feeling of Curse of the .
Until then, I can only live in hope!
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