We couldn’t pull Orlando Bloom off of Kirsten Dunst for long enough to talk about Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
But Terry Rossio, co-writer of the third film in this triology, gave us a few glimpses into the movie’s ending.
He told SCI FI Wire that the upcoming third and final film, Pirates of the Caribbean will have a grand finale that sends the franchise off in an epic manner.
“The most difficult thing about writing a trilogy is coming up with the climactic ending of the trilogy,” Rossio said. “So for that third film, you have not only the usual challenges of coming up with an ending, but somehow you have to have the ending of all endings.”
The third film finds Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) and Will Turner (Bloom) joining forces with Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) to save Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from a watery grave.
Part of the film was shot simultaneously with the second on location in the Caribbean, but production is scheduled to continue until early 2007. Rossio said that the cast and crew are already starting to feel wistful about the conclusion of the franchise.
“The one thing for me that’s unique about At World’s End is that there’s a sense of finality to it,” Rossio said. “Everybody on set feels it as we’re winding down shooting. This is a giant, epic fantasy trilogy, and it’s coming to a close.”
That’s almost as sad as the life of Britney Spears these days.