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Jerry Bruckheimer hopes 'Pirates of the Carribbean 5' will start filming early 2015

'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Gets an Official Name and Synopsis

JamesArthurArmstrong JamesArthurArmstrong Currently in production in Australia, Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has now been given an official name and a synopsis.

From now on it'll will be known as 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' and is being directed by Kon-Tiki filmmakers Espen Sandberg & Joachim Rønning. It stars Johnny Depp who'll reprise his Jack Sparrow character for the fifth time alongside Javier Bardem, and Kaya Scodelario.

Here is the official synopsis for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales;

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 (Bardem), 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.

Along with the unveiling of an official synopsis, Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films also released the below press release;

QUEENSLAND, Australia (February 17, 2015) – Production has commenced on location in Australia on Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ epic comedy adventure “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” directed by Espen Sandberg & Joachim Rønning (“Kon-Tiki”), the fifth entry in the blockbuster franchise inspired by the classic Disney Theme Parks attraction, which has reaped $3.7 billion in worldwide box office. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will film entirely at Village Roadshow Studios and on locations within Queensland, Australia.

Johnny Depp returns to his iconic, Academy Award-nominated role of Captain Jack Sparrow, one of the most beloved characters in motion picture history, newly joined by Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Skyfall), rising young stars Kaya Scodelario (The Maze Runner, British television’s Skins) and Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, The Giver) and Golshifteh Farahani (The Patience Stone, Exodus: Gods and Kings). Rejoining the action are Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa, Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs and Stephen Graham as Scrum.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Jeff Nathanson (Catch Me If You Can, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). The executive producers are Chad Oman, Joe Caracciolo, Jr. and Brigham Taylor.

The exciting filmmaking team of Sandberg & Rønning directed Kon-Tiki, the critically acclaimed story of famed explorer Thor Heyerdahl, which was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award® for Best Foreign Language Film from their native Norway. Following their work as award-winning commercial and music video directors, Rønning and Sandberg directed the World War II action drama Max Manus: Man of War before taking on Kon-Tiki. Most recently Rønning and Sandberg served as executive producers and directed the first two episodes of Netflix’s big-scale mini-series Marco Polo, which they filmed on exotic locations in Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Venice. A second season was recently announced for Marco Polo, with Rønning and Sandberg continuing on as executive producers.

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