‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Movie and Cast Updates: Kaya Scodelario and Johnny Depp Back On Set
Filming for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” has resumed after one of its lead cast, Johnny Depp sustained a hand injury off set in March. What can fans expect from the fifth installment to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise? Read on to learn more about this scoop.
The “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” cast has resumed filming after almost a month of delayed production following Johnny Depp’s hand injury off set in March. The 51-year-old actor had to undergo surgery for his hand, and while production for “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” has been set back for a month, the cast and crew are back to give fans the best movie yet.
Producers Jerry Bruckheimer announced the return of Depp on set on his Twitter account and posted his announcement together with a teaser photo of the upcoming “Dead Men Tell No Tales” sequel.
On April 22, Bruckheimer wrote: “Captain Jack is back and we’re not letting him go.” In the teaser photo and first official still from the movie, Depp, who plays the role of Captain Jack Sparrow, is seen with his entire body tied to a pole with that scared look on his face. Oh no! What kind of trouble did Captain Jack put himself into this time?
According to Coming Soon, “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” sees the return of deadly ghost pirates who have escaped from the Devil’s Triangle and have set their eyes on killing every pirate at sea. These ghost pirates will be led by none other than Captain Jack’s nemesis, Captain Salazar. Captain Jack attempts to escape their wrath by looking for the Trident of Poseidon, which is said to give its possessor full control of the seas.
Meanwhile, new cast members who will be joining the movie include “The Maze Runner” actress Kaya Scodelario, “Maleficent” actor Brenton Thwaites, and Golshifteh Farahani. Orlando Bloom, who has played Will Turner in the previous installments of the franchise, has not yet confirmed whether or not he will be reprising his role, IGN reported.
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” premieres on July 7, 2017. Stay tuned on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates.