WeekAhead events

Page 1 of 1

May 26, 2017: Latest Pirates of the Caribbean reaches cinemas

UNITED STATES - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales arrives on screens after a studio snub for the star, Johnny Depp, AKA Captain Jack Sparrow: he wasn't featured in the teaser.

The studio has relented, and Depp appears in the pre-release version of the teaser.

The Los Angeles Times surmises that the studio was squeamish about including Depp in the teaser, which opens with a British ship under siege by ghost pirates, as he was accused of domestic violence at the time and in the midst of a messy divorce. The accusations were made by Amber Heard, who dismissed her domestic violence case against the star as part of their divorce settlement in Aug 2016, according to People magazine.

The fifth installment in the swashbuckling fantasy franchise arrives on screens nearly 13 years after the first – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). It features the villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) pursuing Jack Sparrow as he searches for the trident used by Poseidon.

Paul McCartney is dropping in for some pirate action. The directors – Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg – filmed an additional scene in order to feature the ex-Beatle. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has also had a drop-in role in the franchise. He played Captain Teague, Captain Jack Sparrow’s father, in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), the fourth installment.

#21850 Published: 10/05/2016

Welcome to Graphic News

Please get in the habit of logging in when you arrive as some pages may soon be restricted. If you are new to Graphic News there is a Website Guide to help you find your way around.

November 24, 2017 — Ai2HTML screen graphics - The script has been updated to allow multiple screen graphics to be published on the same web page. Click here for instructions

November 24, 2017 — Training - mobile graphics- The GN AI2HTML method is very fast and easy. It allows designers with conventional design skills to produce responsive “mobile” friendly graphics to meet news deadlines. Contact helpdesk @ graphicnews.com if you would like to join our next training course.

If you need help or have questions at any time, please contact us