The hackers said they gained access to the film “pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales”, the premiere of which is scheduled for may 26. The kidnappers of paintings threaten to leak it if the Walt Disney company does not pay a ransom, reports Deadline.
As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, CEO Bob iger confirmed the information about the possible kidnapping of the film, but did not specify its name.
The hackers demanded from Walt Disney to transfer a considerable sum in bitcoins. The attackers threatened that otherwise will first share a five-minute excerpt of the tape, and then will publish some fragments with a duration of 20 minutes. As assured the hackers, they will stop doing it only after payment of ransom.
As it became known, Walt Disney is not going to fulfill the requirement and cooperates in the investigation of a possible abduction by agents of the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI).
We will remind, some days ago a hacker with the alias of The Dark Overlord, posted on the torrent tracker The Pirate Bay the new season of “Orange is the new black.” The hacker posted 10 episodes of the fifth season, which has officially come out June 9, 2017, after failing to force Netflix to pay a ransom for the stolen series.
While there were no episodes from the 11th to 13th. The press suggested that copies of the series were stolen from post-production studios Larson Studios in late 2016, when the latest episodes have not been captured or transferred in post-production.
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales” is the fifth part of a series of films “pirates of the Caribbean”. The film’s Directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, the writer was Jeff Nathanson.
Starring starred johnny Depp (captain Jack Sparrow), Geoffrey rush (captain Hector Barbossa), keira Knightley (Elizabeth Swann), Orlando bloom (will Turner) and Kevin McNally (Josh Gibbs). In addition, in the film played by: Javier Bardem as Captain Salazar, Brenton Thwaites in the role of Henry, and Kaya Scodelario in the role of Karina Smith.
The shooting of the film began in Australia in February 2015. The movie will premiere on may 26, 2017 in the format of Disney Digital 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D.