Pirates of the Caribbean Actor Explains Why Johnny Depp Should Return

Posted: 07/07/2021 in Screen Rant Articles


One Pirates of the Caribbean actor thinks that Johnny Depp should return for the sixth installment of the series. Due to a protracted court battle with his ex-wife, Amber Heard, during which she accused him of emotional and physical abuse, Depp’s image and reputation have been tarnished, leaving many film studios unwilling to work with him. For now, Disney has made it clear they do not want Depp involved with the latest voyage of their franchise.

The first Pirates of the Caribbean film, The Curse of the Black Pearl, was released in 2003 with Gore Verbinski directing and Jerry Bruckheimer executive producing. It was seen as a commercial and critical success, and Disney immediately starting thinking about sequels. Depp’s role as Captain Jack Sparrow contributed to a lot of the film’s appeal, even earning him an Oscar nomination for that first performance. Since then, Captain Jack has been a part of every film in the series, the only main character to continue throughout.

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