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“Pirate Story” May Not Be Part of Watchmen Movie

Snyder wants to film it, but fears studio won’t be on board.

The Watchmen story features a parallel running "pirate comic" story that intertwines with the main plot line.

This pirate story is representative of the pirate theme comics that have risen to popularity and taken the place of super hero theme comics since the rise of real super heroes in Alan Moore's alternate American history.

Movie director Zack Snyder, in an appearance at Comic-Con this year, discussed his efforts to keep the pirate story as part of his filmed adaptation.

He also comments on his desire to create a Watchmen movie that writer-creator Alan Moore will approve.

The video clip can be seen at


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