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Guy Ritchie Moves to Treasure Island

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08:  (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Guy Ritchie attends the European premiere of Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows at The Empire Leicester Square on December 8, 2011 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

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?

Photo: Dave Hogan/2011 Getty Images