Sign Up for the Daily Filmfodder Newsletter       

Movie News

Coraci To Helm Pirate Comedy

20th Century Fox is ignoring the fact that, other than Disney, pretty much no studio has made a successful pirate movie since the days of Errol Flynn. They've just signed director Frank Coraci to take the wheel of "Part-Time Pirates," a project being billed as an "adventure-comedy."

The story--as scripted by Hollywood newbie Jordan Cahan--involves some thirty-something yobbos who break the monotony by raiding the posh yachts of their corporate bosses and taking to the seven seas, yo ho, and thereby discover the meaning of manhood. So: think "Office Space" meets "City Slickers" crossed with "The Crimson Permanent Assurance."

No word on whether Adam Sandler will be involved. Coraci most recently directed the Sandler vehicle "Click," and also helmed "The Wedding Singer" and "The Waterboy."

Source: Reuters.


Posted by on March 14, 2007 5:06 PM
Permalink |






More Recent Stories:
Boston welcomes the new Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz movie
Roman Polanski arrested for 32-year old crime
Surrogates joins the latest trend of box-office flops
Bad Boys 3 On The Way
Tickets for Avatar on sale, already?
Inception Teaser Trailer is Here!
Inglourious Basterds Is A-Boomin' At Box Office
District 9 opens at #1 with $37 million
Quentin Tarantino Praises Brad Pitt, The Method Actor
Extended Avatar Trailer Tickets Available on Monday