Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 07, 2006
Hollywood has cleared the decks this weekend, making way for what many expect will be the summer's biggest hit, Buena Vista Pictures' "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."
Since playing an aspiring pirate in 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," Orlando Bloom has been an elf, a milkman, a shoe designer and a soldier.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" opens Friday (July 7), but the Walt Disney Co. also has high hopes for the property in the strikingly different media of massively multiplayer online games.
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.