Three New “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” Cast Members Revealed
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” adds up three new actors to join Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush for the cast of the 5th and latest installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise. Read on to find out more of this story.
According to Variety, Adam Brown, Delroy Atkinson and Danny Kirrane joins the cast of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the 5th and latest installment to the popular Disney franchise. The three newcomers will be joining Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush in a still unknown role.
Brown’s latest appearance was in “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” while Kirrane was on “Automata.” Driver’s latest appearance was in the television series “My Family.”
Javier Bardem and Brenton Thwaites are also included in the latest cast with Bardem, who is earlier reported to play the pic’s main baddie, rumored to be a a ghost captain who blames Sparrow for the death of his brother. He will be teaming up with Geoffrey Rush’s Barbossa in inciting his revenge against Sparrow. Bardem is known for his roles in films such as the James Bond movie “Skyfall,” where he played main antagonist Raoul Silva, and the “No Country for Old Men,” as the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh.
Norwegian helmers Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg will be joining Gore Verbinski and Rob Marshall in the list of the directors of the popular Disney franchise. Both Rønning and Sandberg are known for their work on the pic “Kon-Tiki” and will be directing “Dead Men Tell No Tales” from a script penned up by Jeff Nathanson. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is set to begin its five-month shoot in Australia this year after the government agreed to repurpose $20 million of tax incentives originally intended for the remake of “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” According to Australian film industry sources in a report by MailOnline, pre-production started in late September 2014 and filming is expected to commence in February 2015.
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will set out in the open seas of the big screens in July 7, 2017.
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