Earlier this week we reported on a rumor claiming that the first trailer for Pirates 3 could be on its way this month. Well, it damn well should, considering the film's theatrical release is a little over two months out.
Think about it - two months to go before Disney's deepest goldmine and all they have to show for it are a couple of movie stills.
I tried to confirm the trailer with Disney and ended up with nothing, nada, zip (we'll see if I get a response by the end of the week).
Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End Delayed?
Though our own rumor mill hasn't even begun to suggest postponement, Joblo does address the issue.
There is no official website yet, no teaser or trailer of any kind (remember last year when Disney released its awe-inspiring teaser for DEAD MAN'S CHEST during the Superbowl-- and that film was released in July, as opposed to May for this installment), almost no pictures that we can publish without receiving a "cease and desist" decree from the Man behind the Mouse, no posters, and now rumblings that things are going slower than anticipated in the editing room and that the film may not make its official May 25th release date? Heck, Disney is still mum about whether or not Rolling Stone Keith Richards is even making an appearance in the film (which I could seriously care less about myself)!.
Joblo concludes by stating that theatrical postponement is unlikely. At the moment I have to agree. All the summer slots are full -- including Disney's favorite, July -- giving Disney very few options to catch summer with Pirates 3 if they were to push it back.
We should also point out that a Mr. Anonymous claims that Pirates 3 is going to be huge... so maybe Disney feels they don't need to market the film just yet.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End opens to theatres on May 25th.