Johnny Depp Will No Longer Play As Captain In Pirates of the Caribbean

DungCNT |Dec 24, 2018

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise reboot will no longer feature Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.

The series of Pirates of the Caribbean has gained a lot of love from fans for many years. The audience gets accustomed to the image of Johnny Depp starring as Captain Jack Sparrow in the 5 previous films. However, in a recent interview with Hollywood Reporter, Sean Bailey, the president of the film production at Walt Disney Studios said that Johny Depp will not appear in the upcoming project. This means that Johny Depp dropped from the franchise Pirates of the Caribbean and will not return in the role of captain. The interviewer asked Bailey whether the film reboot could maintain the prosperous era as ever without Johnny Depp.

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Reports suggest that film producer of Disney, Paul Wernick, and Rhett Reese, Deadpool's writer, will pen the script for the upcoming part. The actor responded “We want to bring in a new energy and vitality. I love the [Pirates] movies, but part of the reason Paul and Rhett are so interesting is that we want to give it a kick in the pants. And that’s what I’ve tasked them with.” Johnny Depp will reportedly not appear in the reboot surfaced in October during a red carpet interview where the original version's scriptwriter called the actor's time on the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise “a great run”.

Pirates of the Caribbean topped $4.5 billion in revenue

Depp has played in the role of Captain Jack Sparrow during 14 years, which has accumulated box office over $4.5 billion. It has become the twelfth biggest franchise thanks to this big thing. The Curse of the Black Pearl, the initial part of Pirates movies hit the screen in 2003. Dead Men Tell No Tales is the most recent film in the film series released in 2015.

Recently, Johnny Depp has also cast in The Crimes of Grindelwald, the Fantastic Beasts sequel.


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