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A brand new Pirates of the Caribbean movie is lengthy overdue. The beloved movie franchise, based mostly on Walt Disney’s theme park attraction of the identical title, launched with 2003’s The Curse of the Black Pearl starring Johnny DeppOrlando Bloom, and Kiera Knightley. The Oscar-nominated film was adopted by 4 extra movies: 2006’s Lifeless Man’s Chest, 2007’s At World’s Finish, 2011’s On Stranger Tides, and 2017’s Lifeless Males Inform No Tales. In whole, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has grossed over $4.5 billion worldwide on the field workplace and is the 14th highest-grossing movie collection ever.

A sixth movie has been in growth since 2017, however plans have been stalled due partially to Johnny’s defamation trial in opposition to his ex-wife, Amber Heard. A female-led spinoff film with Margot Robbie because the lead star was within the works at Disney, however the actress revealed that the undertaking was canceled. We’ve rounded up every thing it’s essential know concerning the reboot movie and Johnny’s future within the franchise beneath.

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Johnny Depp in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ (Picture: Everett Assortment)

‘Pirates’ Reboot Forged

The reboot movie was first introduced in June 2020. Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced all of the Pirates films up to now, confirmed in an interview with The Sunday Occasions in Might 2022 that they have been nonetheless engaged on the screenplay for the reboot. Jerry by no means shared the official title or plot particulars, however he did verify that they have been “speaking” to Margot concerning the plans.

Throughout a March 2024 interview with, Jerry confirmed that the reboot continues to be occurring however with a brand new solid. When requested when audiences can see it, he replied, “It’s onerous to inform. You don’t know.”

“With High Gun, you’ve got an actor who’s iconic and good. And what number of films he does earlier than he does High Gun, I can’t let you know,” Jerry stated about Tom Cruise. “However we’re gonna reboot Pirates, so that’s simpler to place collectively since you don’t have to attend for sure actors.”

Johnny Depp’s Exit

Johnny’s future within the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was threatened when his ex-wife, Amber Heard, accused him of home abuse in an op-ed printed by the Washington Publish in December 2018. On the time, Johnny was set to star within the sixth movie with Joachim Ronning directing, and Ted Elliott and Craig Mazin as screenwriters. However Johnny wasn’t supplied many roles, he was compelled to resign from the Improbable Beasts franchise at Warner Bros behest, and finally, Disney minimize ties with him on the movie. Through the defamation trial, which started April 11, Johnny’s agent Jack Whigham claimed that the actor was set to earn over $22 million for Pirates of the Caribbean till Disney abruptly went “in a unique route” after Amber’s article was printed.

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Johnny Depp in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ (Picture: Everett Assortment)

Johnny confirmed throughout his testimony that he’d by no means return to the movie franchise regardless of how a lot he’d receives a commission. He did, nonetheless, share that he initially wished to do Pirates of the Caribbean 6 to present his character Captain Jack Sparrow a “correct goodbye.” Although Johnny was let go from the movies, Disney nonetheless featured Jack Sparrow at their theme parks. Johnny stated in court docket that Disney “didn’t need there to be one thing trailing behind [Depp] that they’d discover.” Johnny gained the defamation trial on June 1.

Within the Sunday Occasions interview, Jerry was requested about Johnny’s potential return to the Pirates franchise. “Not at this level. The long run is but to be determined,” he stated. Followers reacted poorly to that and threatened to boycott the franchise with out Johnny. “And I verify that nobody goes to look at a Pirates Of The Caribbean film with out Johnny Depp,” one fan tweeted. One other stated, “Nobody will ever substitute johnny depp as captain jack sparrow, he MADE pirates of the caribbean.”

Margot Robbie Was Speculated to Be the New Lead

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Margot Robbie (Picture: Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock)

Margot’s attachment to the Pirates of the Caribbean reboot movie was introduced in June 2020 by way of The Hollywood Reporter. The report stated that the Pirates film wouldn’t be a derivative of the common franchise, “however somewhat an entirely unique story with new characters.” Jerry confirmed in The Sunday Occasions interview that Margot continues to be hooked up to the undertaking. “We’re speaking to Margot Robbie. We’re growing two Pirates scripts — one along with her, one with out,” he stated. Margot by no means publicly addressed her involvement within the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise till November 2022, when she revealed that the spinoff is not occurring.

“We had an concept and we have been growing it for some time, ages in the past, to have extra of a female-led — not completely female-led, however only a completely different form of story — which we thought would’ve been actually cool,” she advised Self-importance Honest. “However I assume they don’t wish to do it.”


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