Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove is a 2010 direct-to-video family film directed by Will Geiger and written by Cindy McCreery. It is the fourth and most recent installment in the Free Willy film series, and serves a reboot of the franchise. It stars Bindi Irwin and Beau Bridges. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 23 March 2010 in the United States. It was released on 2 August in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is the only film in the series not to feature any cast members from the first three installments as well as the only film to be released direct-to-video.