Pirates of the Caribbean : ANGELICA

An amazing new Hot Toys figure is on its way later this month. The new 12-incher is a stunning rendering of Pirates of the Caribbean’s ANGELICA, played by Penelope Cruz in the fourth entry to the Pirates franchise. Like everything else in the Sideshow/Hot Toys collection, this figure is highly-detailed, features amazing paint work and is clothed in real fabric.

Naturally, there are also a ton of features and accessories, which you can read about right here:

The Sideshow Exclusive version of the Angelica Sixth Scale Figure includes a unique feature available nowhere else: The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure is Hot Toys’ Summer Toy Fair Exclusive, offered to Sideshow Collectibles in a highly limited release!
Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Angelica – Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides Sixth Scale Collectible Figure!
The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure features:
Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Penelope Cruz as Angelica in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Approximately 28 cm tall
Over 28 points of articulation
Newly sculpted head with movie-accurate facial expression and make-up
Real fabric hair implantation in brownish black, slightly curly hair
True Type body with tattoo on chest
Five (5) pieces of interchangeable palms with cross tattoo on left palms and rings including:
One (1) pair of palms for holding swords
Two (2) pieces of relaxed left palms
One (1) piece of relaxed gloved right palm
Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
One (1) black hat with feather
One (1) reddish brown patterned long jacket
One (1) patterned long vest
One (1) white long-sleeved shirt
One (1) black girdle
One (1) pair of black pants
One (1) buckled belt
One (1) pair of leather-like black boots
Two (2) swords with holster
One (1) dagger
One (1) pair of earrings
One (1) gold necklace with charm
One (1) compass
One (1) pair of chalices
One (1) Captain Jack voodoo doll
One (1) figure stand with Angelica nameplate and the movie logo
Sideshow Exclusive: The Angelica Sixth Scale Figure is Hot Toys’ Summer Toy Fair Exclusive, offered to Sideshow Collectibles in a highly limited release!

Rob Marshall to Direct Pirates of the Caribbean 4?

Jack Sparrow fans rejoice! There seems to be some real progress being made on the fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Though the last one may have been squared away for Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, it seems that Captain Jack’s got a lot more sea-faring in his future under new helmsman Rob Marshall! Here’s the story straight from MoviesOnline.ca

Ever since Gore Verbinski bowed out of directing Pirates of the Carribean 4 to work on his Bioshock movie we have all been wondering who would be tapped to direct. Wonder no more. According to Variety Chicago director Rob Marshall has been tapped to helm the franchise. Pirates of the Carribean has made DISNEY 2.6Billion and in tapping Rob Marshall they are clearly taking this one in a new direction.

Instead of Pirates, Verbinski is putting his time into some other of his own projects such as ‘Bioshock’, an adaptation of the bestselling videogame for Universal Pictures. John Logan (Sweeney Todd) has written the script and this is expected to be Verbinski’s next job.

Verbinski’s Blind Wink Prods. is also developing a bunch of other potential projects for him to direct, including ‘Clue’, a murder mystery based on the best-selling board game, and even a drama based upon a Wall Street Journal Article following the online fantasy role playing world and it’s impact on the lives of the players. It sounds like Verbinski will be busy for a long time to come, so there’s no way for Disney to even delay Pirates to get him on board.

“I had a fantastic time bringing ‘Pirates’ to life, and I am eternally grateful to Jerry, Johnny and the rest of the creative and production team,” Verbinski said. “I’m looking forward to all of us crossing paths again in the future.”

Currently, Verbinski is still working with Depp, actually. He’s been directing a CG animated film for Paramount called ‘Rango’, and Depp is the voice of the lead. Again Logan wrote this script on an idea from Verbinski and has a March 2011 release date set currently.