Guess what? Captain Jack is back for a whole new swashbuckling adventure and we have all the deets! Get ready for all the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie trivia you are really dying to know! The latest installation in the franchise is a 2017 fantasy swashbuckler movie that will be released in theaters on May 26, 2017. The movie continues the saga of Captain Jack Sparrow. Here are some things you may not know about the movie and its cast.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Movie Trivia
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This will be the 5th movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The other 4 are: the 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, the 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, the 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and the 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Only 3 of the cast members have appeared in all 5 movies. Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Geoffrey Rush as Hector Barbosa and Kevin McNally as Joshamee Gibbs.
The directing team of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg. Their first film was the 2006 movie Bandidas. Their 2012 movie Kon-Tiki was nominated for a 2013 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Before the directing team of Joachim and Espen were hired for the movie, a few other well-known directors were considered. This includes Tim Burton, Rupert Sanders and Shawn Levy.
The Pirates of the Caribbean film series is the 12th highest grossing movie franchises of all time, with box office earnings of $1,279,211,336 domestically and $3,710,254,215 worldwide.
Before Kaya Scodelario was cast in the role of Carina Smyth, a few other actresses were also considered for the role including Gabriella Wilde, Jenna Thiam, Alexandra Dowling and Lucy Boynton.
Before Brenton Thwaites was cast in the role of Henry Turner, a few other actors were also considered for the role, including Ansel Elgort, Sam Keeley, Taron Egerton and George Mackay.
For the first 4 movies in the series, Hans Zimmer was the music composer. Zimmer has composed the music for numerous movies, including winning the 1995 Academy Award for Best Original Score for The Lion King and winning the 2001 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score for Gladiator.
Javier Bardem plays the role of Captain Armando Salazar in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. In real-life, Bardem is married to actress Penelope Cruz, who played the role of Angelica in the 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.