Get out of my way! The sixth Pirates of the Caribbean film was first announced as a possibility in 2010, but fans are still waiting for answers about when — or if — the movie will ever premiere.
Continue scrolling to learn everything you need to know about it. Pirates 6.
Will Johnny Depp Return for Pirates 6?
The most important unanswered question regarding a new product is PiratesThe installment is either Johnny DeppWill reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow. A rep for Oscar nominee denied rumors that the actor would reprise his iconic role for $300 million in June 2022.
Two months earlier, Depp’s agent alleged that his client was fired from the Disney franchise after his ex-wife Amber HeardPublished an editorial in 2018. The Washington PostIn which she said that she was a victim to domestic abuse. The essay led to Depp losing $22.5 million in paychecks, according to the agent. (The Finding NeverlandHeard was sued by star for defamation in relation to the article. He was eventually awarded $10.35million in damages.
PiratesProducer Jerry BruckheimerDepp, for his part has said that there are no plans for him to return for another film. It would have been Jack Sparrow’s last appearance as Jack Sparrow if Depp had appeared in a sixth movie.
Even before the op-ed, however, Disney’s production chief Sean BaileyIn 2018, he suggested that the sixth movie might have taken a Sparrow-less turn. When asked if the series would survive without its most famous cast member, he replied that the franchise needed a “new energy.”
While the franchise has brought in more than $4.5 Billion, there are signs that audiences are losing interest. The first installment. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlThe sequel made more than $654million, while he earned over $654million. Dead Man’s ChestWith nearly $1.1 million in ticket sales, they did better.
But the third film — At World’s End — earned less than its predecessor with only $960 million worth of tickets. The sequel is expected to be released in September. On Stranger TidesThe fifth film,, grossed over $1 billion. Stories from Dead Men are not told by Dead MenThe franchise’s lowest-earning entry,, saw a significant drop in box-office sales of $794 million.
Who Is Writing? Pirates 6?
As of June 2020 Pirates 6 was being written by Craig MazinAnd Ted ElliotWho has been replaced by? DeadpoolWriters Rhett ReeseAnd Paul Wernick. The latter two were hired in 2018, before they left in 2019.
Elliot is a veteran in the Pirates franchise, having written 2003’s The Curse of the Black PearlTogether with his writing partner, he wrote the next three sequels. Terry Rossio.
Mazin, for his own part, wrote The HangoverFilmsScary MovieHe also created the Emmy-winning HBO drama Chernobyl.
What Is Margot Robbie’s Pirates Movie?
Bruckheimer also stated that two different versions of the same thing were made public. PiratesFilms are being created that follow the action of Stories from Dead Men are not told by Dead Men(The Mazin/Elliot projects) and one which stars Margot Robbie.
In June 2020, The Hollywood ReporterRobbie and Birds of PreyScreenwriter Christina HodsonThe two would reunite to create a new entry for the franchise. The spinoff, which will be female-fronted, would tell a new story that is not related to the original. Pirates films.
The I, TonyaStar and Hodson worked together previously to launch the Lucky Exports Pitch Program. This program is designed to help more female-identified writers get hired to make action films. Hodson is no stranger herself to action. She has written the Transformersspinoff BumblebeeThe future and the past Flash movie. She also wrote screenplays for the now-cancelled film. BatgirlThe star was given to, Leslie Gracein the title role.
When asked what to expect from Hodson’s Pirates script, Robbie said that it would have a lot of “girl power, adding that she’s excited to add a “very key female element” to the franchise.
However, some fans were not happy with the decision to replace Depp with Robbie. After the Suicide Squad star’s Pirates was announced, the hashtag “#NoJohnnyNoPirates” trended on Twitter.
Who else is in? Pirates 6?
With the Robbie-centric film’s connection to the series unclear and Depp seemingly banished, there’s no concrete information about how other casting may play out. Kaya ScodelarioCarina Barbossa played by? Stories from Dead Men are not told by Dead Men, has said she’s contractually obligated for one more sequel, but it’s unknown if Disney plans to move forward in the same direction.
Beyond that, Bill NighyHe said that he is open to reprising his role as Davy Jones, the villain who appeared in Dead Man’s ChestAnd At World’s End. Lee ArenbergAnother cast member is a former pirate Pintel, who expressed an interest in returning.
Who’s Directing Pirates 6?
Joachim Rønning is set to return to the director’s chair for the Mazin/Elliot film. He was the director of the last film. PiratesFilm with Espen SandbergThe sixth film will not be made without the involvement of a sixth actor.
Rønning is a Norwegian filmmaker who has been friends with Sandberg since childhood. He is also known for directing 2019’s Maleficent: Mistress EvilAnother Disney sequel: (Gore VerbinskiDirected the first three films of the Piratesseries, while Rob MarshallThe fourth was helmed.
When Will It Happen? Pirates 6Be released?
Disney has yet to announce a release date.Pirates 6. Based on the release dates for the previous movies, however, it would likely drop in summer months when it hits theaters.