Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the announced fifth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. It will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and will star Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow once again. Jeff Nathanson is writing the screenplay.
Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea…including him. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
- Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow
- Javier Bardem as Captain Salazar
- Orlando Bloom as Will Turner
- Brenton Thwaites as Henry
- Kaya Scodelario as Carina Smyth
- Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa
- Kevin McNally as Joshamee Gibbs
In October 2011, Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that they are working on a script. In an interview, Kevin McNally stated that a fall 2012 production start was possible. Because of the financial success of On Stranger Tides, the film's director Rob Marshall might return for this addition to the series. On July 6, 2011, Johnny Depp was reported to be close to a deal for the fifth film. Due to Depp's filming of The Lone Ranger (2011–2012) they will not be filming the fifth installment until 2014. Orlando Bloom said he would like to return for a fifth film if he was offered. In August 2012 news that Depp signed on officially for the fifth film had surfaced.
In November 2012 Sunset, the ship which played the Black Pearl and the Queen Anne's Revenge in the second, third, and the later in the fourth film was docked into Long Beach California from Oahu, Hawaii where On Stranger Tides was filmed, waiting for her call up. In January 2013 Disney announced that Pirates of the Caribbean 5 would be released on July 10, 2015.
In the fourth film the cast and crew were told by Disney not to occupy their time in the near future, as the studio intends to shoot a fifth and sixth film back-to-back. However, it has since been stated that only a fifth film is in the works. On January 14, 2011, it was confirmed that Terry Rossio will write the screenplay for the fifth installment, without his co-writer Ted Elliott. Johnny Depp said that he would be happy to return as Captain Jack Sparrow saying "As long as we can put all the puzzle pieces together, I would most definitely consider it." Jerry Bruckheimer said that the fifth film would be a stand-alone film. According to Terry Rossio, the script for the fifth film is finished, and he has handed the script to Disney executives. Speaking at the fourth film's press launch in Cannes, Depp said he would play the role for as long as it is popular with the public.
Disney has a wishlist of directors they would like to direct, as Rob Marshall has not yet accepted nor declined to direct. The list includes Tim Burton, Sam Raimi, Alfonso Cuaron, Shawn Levy, Chris Weitz, and original Pirates director Gore Verbinski. Verbinski and Burton are Disney's top choices as they have both worked with Disney and Johnny Depp on numerous occasions. On July 6, 2011, Johnny Depp was reported to be close to a deal for the fifth film. Due to Depp's filming of Lone Ranger (2011–12) they will not be filming the 5th installment until 2014. In August 2012, news surfaced that Johnny Depp signed on officially for the fifth film. On January 11, 2013, Jeff Nathanson has sign on to write the film. On May 9, 2013, Deadline.com reported that Fredrik Bond, Rupert Sanders, Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg were all shortlisted for directing the movie. On May 29, 2013, it was announced that Rønning and Sandberg from Norway would be directing the film. Production is slated to begin in Fall 2014 for a 2016 release.
On August 22, 2013, it was revealed that the title of the fifth film would be Dead Men Tell No Tales, alluding to the line well-known from the Pirates of the Caribbean theme park attractions. On September 11, 2013, plot details for the film were rumored by Bleeding Cool, which includes a new female lead and troublemaker for Captain Sparrow who is suspected of witchcraft, which is a big part of the film, but she is actually a scientist, two new romantic leads from farming families, that get involved in Sparrow's plans, one of the film's leads is a ghost and a "former member of the British military now siding with Barbossa on a revenge mission", that gives the film its title. The film would start with an "awkward wedding" and concludes with "a riff on the myth of the Bermuda Triangle".
In January 2014, it was confirmed that filming would begin in Puerto Rico and New Orleans towards the end of the year.
On April 4, 2014, in an interview Depp said that Bruckheimer and Disney had invited him in to collaborate with the writer Jeff Nathanson. He also said that he wants to bring a Pirates film that's very fresh and different for the people who saw the other ones. Depp also said that it might be the last one in the series.
A spokesman for the Australian Arts Minister confirmed that the fifth installment was set to shoot in Australia 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, pre-production started in late September 2014 and filming is expected to commence in February 2015. This was officially confirmed by Disney and Ian Walker the Queensland Arts Minister on October 2, 2014, stating that filming will take place exclusively in Australia, being the largest production to ever shoot in the country. Village Roadshow Studios and Port Douglas were officially confirmed as filming locations. On November 21, 2014, Australian actor Brenton Thwaites was in discussions to appear in the film as a British soldier Henry Turner. Others that were considered for the role included Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Ansel Elgort (The Fault in our Stars) and George MacKay (Sunshine on Leith)  In October 2014, it was reported that Javier Bardem was in early talks to appear as the villain in the film.
On December 2014, Orlando Bloom told IGN that while he isn't sure he'll be back, there are talks. He also mentioned a possible rebooting of the Pirates franchise, teasing a possible future film revolving around Will Turner and the relationship with his son.
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- ↑ http://eonline.com/news/600279/brenton-thwaites-may-join-pirates-of-the-caribbean-5-check-out-5-facts-about-the-australian-hottie?cmpid=tweol-manual
- ↑ Bleedingcool.com - Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Pushed Back
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- ↑ Bochenski, Natalie. "Pirates of the Caribbean movie confirmed to film in Queensland", The Sydney Morning Herald.
- ↑ Ge, Linda. "Brenton Thwaites in Talks to Join 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' (Exclusive)". The Wrap.
- ↑ http://uk.ign.com/articles/2014/10/14/javier-bardem-may-play-villain-in-pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-men-tell-no-tales
- ↑ "ORLANDO BLOOM SAYS PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 5 MAY BE A SOFT REBOOT". IGN.
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