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Spin Master Hires Former Universal, Disney Exec for Toy Franchise Development

Spin Master Entertainment -- the entertainment division of the company behind the PAW Patrol toy line that inspired the Nickeldodeon series -- has hired Hollywood consumer products veteran Heather Oster as vp of global franchise development.

‘Chernobyl’ Creator Craig Mazin Tackling ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot (Exclusive)

'Pirates of the Caribbean' may set sail once again, as Disney has hired veteran 'Pirates' scribe Ted Elliott and 'Chernobyl' creator Craig Mazin to develop a story for a new 'Pirates' adventure feature.

Johnny Depp to Kurt Russell: How “De-Aging” Stars Became Hollywood’s VFX Trick Du Jour

But this complex work is "unforgiving; you get it right or it's glaringly obvious."

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’: The Diminishing Returns of Johnny Depp

The tepid reaction to 'Pirates 5' and the star's involvement in Universal's Dark Universe follows a slew of films that were either ignored, derided or worse.

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘Pirates 5,’ ‘Baywatch’ and More

Read what THR's critics are saying about the weekend's new offerings.

Original ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Screenwriter on How a Budget Crisis Changed the Villains

"We were certain we were writing the last pirate film that would ever be made," writer Terry Rossio says of the hit that launched a franchise.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’ — THR’s 2003 Review

This Jerry Bruckheimer production earned Johnny Depp a surprise Oscar nomination and earned $305.4 million domestically.

‘Pirates 5’ to Be First Hollywood Feature to Play New Panoramic Cinema Format in U.S.

It will play in two California-based ScreenX theaters and a total of 83 worldwide.

Johnny Depp Appears as Captain Jack Sparrow on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Ride

The actor surprised Disneyland guests with the Wednesday night appearance.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ to World Premiere at Shanghai Disneyland

Johnny Depp, Jerry Bruckheimer and other stars are set to attend the event, which will mark the first time a Hollywood movie premieres in mainland China.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’: First Reactions From CinemaCon Screening

"You don't think you need more Jack Sparrow and then you realize you needed more Jack Sparrow."