‘Pirates of a Caribbean’ hold for release by hackers, news says


Real-life pirates are holding Disney’s many profitable bandit for ransom.

Digital hackers have reportedly gotten their mitts on a duplicate of Disney’s new “Pirates of a Caribbean” film.

Deadline reports a hackers are perfectionist a lot of Bitcoin loot, or they will recover a film online before a May 26 premiere date.

According to a Hollywood Reporter, Disney will not compensate a recover and is operative with a FBI.

A repute for Disney did not lapse Fox News’ ask for comment.

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger pronounced during a city gymnasium assembly with ABC employees Monday that hackers claimed to be holding a Disney film recover though did not contend that one, a Hollywood Reporter reported.

A identical occurrence happened weeks ago when hackers stole a new deteriorate of Netlifx’s “Orange is a New Black” though a online streaming use refused to pay.

The “Pirates of a Caribbean” array has warranted Disney some-more than $3.72 billion worldwide given a recover of a initial film in 2003. The new film “Pirates of a Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” had a $230 million budget.

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