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Articles Tagged 'Pirates of the Caribbean'


13 of the Most Surprising Cameos by Rock Stars in Movies

The latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales, is in theaters today (May 26), with some familiar faces joining Johnny Depp as the inimitable Captain Jack Sparrow. Skyfall‘s Javier Bardem, Skins‘ Kaya Scodelario, and Brenton Thwaites (The Giver) will embark on Disney’s next adventure on the high seas, while Geoffrey […]

Actress Keira Knightley attends an evening honoring Valentino at Lincoln Center Corporate Fund Black Tie Gala on December 7, 2015 in New York City.

Keira Knightley Makes Surprise Return in New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Movie

The fifth swash-buckling installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is almost upon us, and a new trailer released yesterday (April 18) reveals it has a surprise in store. Earlier trailers have shown us Javier Bardem as the terrifying Captain Salazar, Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa, and of course Johnny Depp in his guise of a bedraggled Keith […]

Ricky Gervais and Johnny Depp

Twitter Poll: Who’s Better Looking … Ricky Gervais vs Johnny Depp

Ricky Gervais (The Office) was “having a laugh” on his Twitter feed and asked fans the dubious question, “Seriously, who’s better looking?”, referring to himself or Johnny Depp. Why Depp? The two had a minor scuffle during the Golden Globes last year but since then Depp has appeared on Gervais’s HBO show Life’s Too Short. So […]

25 Years Since ‘The Great Storm’

On the night of October 15th, 1987, Britain was rocked by an extremely strong, and extremely unusual storm. It wasn’t a hurricane, because hurricanes are a tropical phenomenon, but it wasn’t NOT a hurricane either, being of hurricane strength. This confusion was reflected in the weather forecasts of the time, including this notorious moment where […]

Do British Actors Keep Hollywood Franchises Like ‘Pirates’ Afloat?

Hollywood is addicted to the British. While much has been written of late about all the comic book superhero roles being nabbed by English or Commonwealth-born actors, it’s the casting of supporting roles in blockbuster film series that is really keeping talented Brits employed. Consider Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth and […]

Scene-Stealing Judi Dench Makes Off with Latest ‘Pirates’ Sequel

Size – make that length – doesn’t matter to Dame Judi Dench. The English actress, 76, shows up for a mere minute, at most, in one of the funniest scenes in The Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth chapter in the blockbuster series, which opens Friday (May 20). In her single scene […]