Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow character in Pirates of the Caribbean became popular in across the world. This character’s popularity continued till five films of the franchise in which Johnny Depp played character of Jack Sparrow. Disney’s film production chief Sean Bailey has confirmed that Johnny Depp, who has played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in five films across 14 years, would not be a part of the upcoming project .
Forbes has claimed that Disney could save almost 90 million dollars from bsence of Depp as Depp got a whopping pay cheque of 90 million dollars per film. But since he is no longer working on the movies, Disney will save a large amount of money.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Bailey was asked if the franchise reboot, could sustain without Depp and he said, “We want to bring in a new energy and vitality. I love the [Pirates] movies, but part of the reason Paul and Rhett are so interesting is that we want to give it a kick in the pants. And that’s what I’ve tasked them with.” The reboot is being written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese.
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19 January, 2019