Less than a month after production wrapped, the Pirates franchise sets sail to this year's D23 Expo!
Among the many news and reports, I did find this one video which covered most of the info I have now. Sean Bailey, the president of production at Walt Disney Pictures, came out and presented new information regarding the fifth installment of the film franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales...
- Jack Sparrow, Hector Barbossa, and Captain Salazar are once again confirmed.
- Brenton Thwaites' character is confirmed as a young man named "Henry"
- Kaya Scodelario's character is confirmed to be a "brilliant young scientist" named Carina Smyth.
- Years of speculation, rumors, etc Will Turner is now officially confirmed to appear in the film.
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Gentlemen, the time has come...after who-knows-how-many rewrites, delays and hard work from Disney/Bruckheimer (and now Roenberg), etc, I am happy to say that—at long, long, long last!—Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has finished production! Filming began back in February, and it is today that director Joachim Rønning announced that it's a wrap. Here are some official posts confirming the latest news...
- Facebook - After 93 shooting days PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES is a wrap! Big thanks to a fantastic cast and crew. — in Gold Coast, Queensland.
- Instagram - joachimronningThat's a wrap on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! Thank you #australia #pirates5
Yes, dear friends, Captain Jack will be back …
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To quote Captain Jack Sparrow himself, "We have our heading!" Yes, dear friends, the time has indeed come. After several delays, the fifth installment of the Pirates franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, has (at last!) officially begun production. Principal photography started in Australia only a few weeks ago, which I semi-covered in this blog. For those not wanting to read the comments (somewhat understandable), I should at least post some of the information, which you'll see later. But first, let's look into the official details of Captain Jack's latest adventure...
When Disney officially announced that production has begun on February 17, they also provided the synopsis:
- Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down…
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And mark well me words, mateys...dead men tell no tales! Sorry for the delay, as many things have went on for the last few weeks. Various Pirates news and updates were provided, some big, some small, etc. Nevertheless, 2015 is looking to be a rollickin', frolickin', brawllickin' year! Let's go follow the latest news...
First bit of news, as shared on a previous blog, Shanghai Disneyland will be home to the first-ever Pirates-themed land—Treasure Cove-and an E-ticket attraction called Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure. The attraction will feature a combination of new technology and innovation and will take guests on a pirate adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones, providing an experience unlike anything else in…Read more >
Ahoy, mateys! First, I hope everyone had a very Happy Holiday(s), whether it was mainly Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc. And you all know we just came aboard the new year - 2015 is here at last! And quite coincidentally, or perhaps fortune continues to favor us, we have the very first set of Pirates of the Caribbean news on this day...or this week, anyway. So let's take a look at the latest, shall we?
Last month, it was reported that five actresses were "being tested" for a role in the fifth Pirates film. It was posted last week that Gabriella Wilde (Endless Love and Carrie) may have landed the role now claiming to be Elizabeth Swann, originally portrayed by Keira Knightley in the first 3 films. Criticisms aside, this report can easily be put un…