That sounds pretty serious! I can't' honestly say I've ever read anything about aliens (with the exception of The Host, but that still doesn't really feel like an alien story to me).
They are! Good gene pool in that family
I loved the Pirates film, more for the dialogue than the plot though. I found the script pretty funny, but the story was a bit hole-y.
I enjoyed the article! Bromance with Josh
Sounds like he did most of his own stunts, too.