Javier Bardem Eyes Pirates of the Caribbean 5
Academy Award winner Javier Bardem is in early talks to play the central villain in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The Skyfall star is in discussions for the part of Captain Brand, a ghost bent on revenge against Captain Jack Sparrow, who he holds responsible for the murder of his brother. Johnny Depp is reprising his role as Captain Jack Sparrow with Jerry Bruckheimer producing. Norwegian film directing team Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki, Bandidas) will helm the action adventure.
Release Date: 2017 (2D, 3D, IMAX 3D)
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sequel
Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Screenwriter: Jeff Nathanson
Cast: Johnny Depp
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Johnny Depp will return as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the fifth installment of Walt Disney Pictures’ blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Jeff Nathanson (Tower Heist, Catch Me If You Can) is writing the script and Jerry Bruckheimer is returning to produce. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise has grossed more than $3.5 billion worldwide with the 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides grossing more than $1 billion worldwide.