Apparently POTC exceeded it's target but that doesn't mean it was a huge success, the question for TLG is, can they now produce more sets that will have as much or more appeal as the first.
They could release The Dutchman, but that would no doubt be an expensive set with lots of new minifig moulds. They've already produced Davey Jones so I would think they werent expecting on releasing the Dutchman.
you don't see enough of Tortuga to warrant it's own set and they've sort of already released Port Royal.
I think this theme is dead now. I can't see what else they can do with it.
There's still plenty of life left in this theme, and it's been my favorite theme in a long while. What I think would be prudent is smaller waves with more complicated/bigger sets. The Interceptor from P1 or the Providence from P4 would both be good mid-sized ships for TLG to produce, as well as the Hai Peng (P3 junk) or the Edinburgh Trader (P2 merchant ship); Will Turner's blacksmith shop is a set we should have. I'd like to see a playset based on Singapore too. The Dauntless or the Endeavour or the Dutchman would all be a fantastic choice for a big ship. ANYTHING from Shipwreck Cove would be totally awesome. We NEED a Keith Richards fig. There are tons of ships and characters and locations that TLG hasn't done yet, so I definitely want to see more.
EDIT: I thought of one more great scene that could be done in LEGO form: the interior of Ponce de Leon's ship, the Santiago, from P4. I'd love to see TLG tackle the shifting weight in there!
EDIT 2: Tia Dalma's shack.
Edited by punkkid364, 03 November 2011 - 04:19 AM.