Pirate-starring tentpoles have come a long way since Cutthroat Island, and Warner Bros. would like to get in on that lucrative Jack Sparrow action. Deadline reports that WB has attached Sherlock Holmes helmer Guy Ritchie to direct a new version of Treasure Island, based on the Robert Louis Stevenson classic. Which former Ritchie star should play Long John Silver? Robert Downey Jr.? Jason Statham? Madonna?
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
The Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: Dodd Gets Frank
The Kevin Can Wait Season Premiere Addresses the Death of Erinn Hayes’ Character With a Coupon Joke
Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Belay That Premise
The Big Bang Theory Season Premiere Recap: He Put a Ring on It
HGTV Is a Never-ending Fantasy Loop. Look Deeper, and It Gets Pretty Ugly.
What’s New on Netflix: September 2017
The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, Ranked
The Wait-and-See Problem With Young Sheldon and Me, Myself & I
The Mindy Project Recap: The Peter Principle
Super Size Me 2: You’ll Never Look at Chicken the Same Way Again
Latest News from VultureTrevor Noah Calls Out the ‘Sneaky Racism’ in Trump’s Response to NFL Players Taking a Knee
“When a black man kneels quietly, he should be grateful for the successes America has allowed him to have?”What’s Leaving HBO: October 2017
Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing leaves HBO at the end of the month.Will Ben Stiller’s Characters Ever Grow Up?
The secret of Stiller’s success: His perennial man-children connect with a universal sense of inadequacy within us all.Dancing With the Stars Recap: Our First Dance Together
Lisa Lampanelli recaps the “stars” of ballroom night.Chance the Rapper Debuted a Poignant New Song on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
He was joined by Daniel Caesar on the track.Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates Graham-Cassidy Bill Being on Life Support, Which May or May Not Be Covered
“I wound up in the middle of the national health-care debate. I know, it’s ridiculous.”The Mindy Project Recap: The Peter Principle
Jeremy finally gets his happy ending!The Kevin Can Wait Season Premiere Addresses the Death of Erinn Hayes’ Character With a Coupon Joke
Looks like Kevin can wait before telling you exactly what happened to his wife, whether you want him to or not.Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Belay That Premise
Everything goes pear-shaped for the USS Shenzhou and her crew.The Real Housewives of Dallas Recap: Behind Closed Doors
LeeAnne’s rant about Cary is an instant Housewives classic.
The final film in the series is currently scheduled to hit theaters in 2025.The Big Bang Theory Season Premiere Recap: He Put a Ring on It
Let the countdown to the Shamy wedding begin!The Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: Dodd Gets Frank
This episode tries to paint Kelly in a whole new light.Theater: An Ultra-Male, Female-Directed Clockwork Orange
Plus two more productions that look at “otherness.”Kyle MacLachlan Joins The House With a Clock In Its Walls, Which Sounds Like Twin Peaks…for Kids!
The original 1973 John Bellairs horror novel was illustrated by Edward Gorey, so the creepiness bar has been set very high.The It Sequel Will Arrive After Labor Day In 2019
New Line wants to recapture that dark magic.Transparent Recap: This Is Caring
Ali and Maura are off to Israel.Victoria & Abdul Bears a Passing Resemblance to a Good Movie — But Judi Dench Is Wonderful
Stephen Frears’s touch has gotten heavier and more dodderingly tasteful, but Judi Dench has held onto her magic.The Wait-and-See Problem With Young Sheldon and Me, Myself & I
This pair of new CBS sitcoms face similar obstacles.Super Size Me 2: You’ll Never Look at Chicken the Same Way Again
Morgan Spurlock’s follow-up follows suicidal chicken farmers, the machinations of Big Chicken, and the meaninglessness of labels like “cage-free.”