In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated position because the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if considerably less-than-successful, terror of the Excessive Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his aspect (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the inconceivable odds stacked in opposition to him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the a lot coveted Pirate Of The Yr Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of unique Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Alongside the way in which they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and staff up with a haplessly smitten younger scientist (David Tennant), however by no means lose sight of what a pirate loves greatest: journey!