Captain Jack Sparrow made a surprise appearance at the biannual D23 convention at the Anaheim Convention in California to promote his new movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Johnny Depp, who plays Jack, entered the stage to the delight of everyone at the expo. The actor went on stage as our favorite Jack Sparrow to share the upcoming fifth installment of the ?Pirates of the Caribbean? franchise.
The D23 expo watched the announcement of the biggest casting news and title card for the Mouse House?s upcoming movie project, ?Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,? according to the Christian Post. The movie, set to release in 2017, will be the upcoming fifth sequel to maybe one of the most successful franchise in years.
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Orlando Bloom to return
One of the biggest announcements at the D23 convention was the return of Orlando Bloom as he officially reprises his role as Will Turner in the fifth installment, shared by Huffington Post. Bloom?s last participation for the movie franchise was on ?The World?s End? where Will Turner was unfortunately forced to sail forever in the seas as captain of the Flying Dutchman, only to see his wife Elizabeth every 10 years, shared by the Christian Post.
There are no announcements yet on whether or not Keira Knightley will reprise his role as Elizabeth Turner, however recent reports suggest that the actress was quoted in saying that she is already done with the franchise, stated by the Christian Post. Joining Johnny Depp is Geoffrey Rush, as Captain Barbossa, and Javier Bardem, as Captain Salazar. The movie is set to release in theaters on July 7, 2017.
Check out the official synopsis of the movie shared by DenOfGeek.com
“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, 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.”