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Pirates of the Carribean

1st teaser trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean ... the LEGO version
Jul 4, 2015

If we know anything about Captain Jack Sparrow, we know he gets into a lot of scrapes, but always lands on his feet. And now that Disney has released the teaser trailer for LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game, we get to see it in full-on LEGO goodness.

Johnny Depp promises less confusing sub-plotty stuff in Pirates 4
Dec 14, 2012

If you thought that Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3 had too much going on (and were a wee-bit confusing) and that the first one was the best of the lot, well, you're not alone: Even Captain Jack Sparrow himself, actor Johnny Depp, thinks so. But he promises that the fourth entry in the series, On Stranger Tides, won't make the same mistake.

We finally know what Pirates 4 is REALLY about
Dec 14, 2012

When we last saw Capt. Jack Sparrow in At World's End, he was (and we hope we're not spoiling things here—after all, it's been three frakkin' years!) adrift in a dingy, with good rum, wind in his sails and the important part of a treasure map. We figured Capt. Jack was off for more high adventures, but what they were or whether we'd ever get to see them, we had no idea. Now we do.

Disney asked Johnny Depp whether Jack Sparrow was gay
Dec 14, 2012

We've all heard the stories of how Disney execs were worried by Johnny Depp's performance in the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie—that they felt his mumbling, Keith Richards-inspired delivery wouldn't be accepted by audiences. It turns out that was the least of Disney's worries about Capt. Jack Sparrow.

Hugh Jackman NOT Johnny Depp was 1st choice to play Jack Sparrow
Dec 14, 2012

With Johnny Depp returning next summer to the role of Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, it's come out that the superstar actor was NOT the first choice to play the part.

Disney already planning TWO Pirates of the Caribbean sequels
Dec 14, 2012

Eager to keep the money train flowing—and keep costs down—Disney is planning to shoot Pirates 5 and 6 as one big film, just as they did with Dead Man's Chest and At World's End.

9,617 women say: The best-looking man in America is Johnny Depp
Dec 14, 2012

If you're surprised that Captain Jack beat out Batman and Edward Cullen, the results for the best-looking woman in American may also surprise you.