59-year-old Johnny Depp returns to Pirates of the Caribbean five years after the last film. The actor once again takes on the role of the drunken and clownish pirate captain, Jack Sparrow.
Even though Depp’s recall was rejected by Disney a few years ago, an insider revealed that the company has now decided to acquire the actor not only for the sixth film, but also for a series that explores the background story of the legendary Jack Sparrow character.
According to leaked information, Disney offered Johnny Depp around £244 million (117 billion forints) to return.
Filming is scheduled to begin next February at a top-secret location in the UK. and the working title of the film will be “A day on the sea”.
The director of the cinema is still unknown. Bruce Hendricks, who worked on the first three films, will executive produce the new project, but other details are still being kept under lock and key.
The whole production is shrouded in mystery because Disney wants to keep everything as secret as possible.”– said a source close to the studio.