Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

2017 film directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales[1] is a 2017 American swashbuckler comedy action film. It is the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series and the sequel to On Stranger Tides (2011). The movie is directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg from a script by Jeff Nathanson, with Jerry Bruckheimer serving again as producer. Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush and Kevin McNally reprise their roles as Jack Sparrow, Hector Barbossa and Joshamee Gibbs. It has Javier Bardem playing the main villain, Spanish ghost pirate Captain Salazar, Brenton Thwaites playing Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann's son Henry Turner, Kaya Scodelario playing Barbossa's secret daughter Carina Smyth with Paul McCartney make a guest apparicion playing Jack Sparrow's Uncle Jack. Orlando Bloom reprise his role of Will Turner who appear at the start and the ending of the film, additionally Keira Knightley make a silent cameo (despite is an important cameo) at the end of the film reprising her role of Elizabeth Swann.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Directed byJoachim Ronning
Espen Sandberg
Written byJeff Nathanson
Terry Rossio
Produced byJerry Bruckheimer
StarringJohnny Depp
Geoffrey Rush
Javier Bardem
Brenton Thwaites
Kaya Scodelario
Kevin McNally
CinematographyPaul Cameron
Edited byRoger Barton
Music byGeoff Zanelli
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Distributed byWalt Disney Pictures
Release date
22 July 2017
Running time
150 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$ 230-320 millions
Box office$ 794, 9 millions

It was released in conventional, Disney Digital 3-D, RealD 3D and IMAX 3D formats on May 26, 2017.

Despite receiving mixed reviews from film critics, the film was positively welcomed from audience who praised its story, directing, humor, heart, emotional weight, character development, cast performances (especially those of Depp and Bardem), musical score, action scenes, special effects and the ending, it was also a box office success grossing over $285 million worldwide.[2] A sequel is currently in development.

Cast change

Sequel change

A sixth film is currently in development with Ronning back to direct while Ted Elliott, first four film's co-writer, and Craig Mazin will write the screenplay.

On 2020, Jerry Bruckheimer announced that the first draft of the screenplay is almost ready and that, even though he plans to have Johnny Depp in the movie, he doesn't know yet what role the character will have.

Later, Johnny Depp was confirmed to reprise his role and that the movie is expected to be released around 2024.

References change

  1. "Johnny Depp absent from first Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge teaser trailer". Yahoo! Movies UK.
  2. Stedman, Alex (January 20, 2016). "'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Delayed Until End of 2017". Variety. Retrieved January 21, 2016.