Phillip Noyce has signed on to develop a remake of the 1935 classic Captain Blood for Warner Bros. with an option to direct.

According to Variety, Warner is developing Captain Blood as a possible U.K./Australian co-production. Bill Gerber is producing.

Errol Flynn starred in the 1935 original, directed by Michael Curtiz, as a doctor wrongly sentenced to slavery in the Caribbean, where he and his comrades become avenging pirates. It was nominated for the best picture Oscar.

No production date has been set.