Orlando Bloom Officially Confirmed for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ [D23 Expo 2015]
Posted on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 by Angie Han
2017’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will be Captain Jack’s first new adventure in six years. But Will Turner has him beat: As officially announced today, Orlando Bloom will reprise his role for the first time since 2007’s Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. More details on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales after the jump.
The Pirates 5 Orlando Bloom news doesn’t come as a huge surprise, as it’s been rumored and reported for months. However, he wasn’t publicly confirmed until D23 today.
Also returning to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales from previous installments are Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa, Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs, and Stephen Graham as Scrum. New to the franchise are Javier Bardem as Captain Salazar, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, David Wenham, and Golshifteh Farahani.
Shooting on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales began in February and wrapped in July under directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki). The production process hit a few snags due to injuries and Australia’s biosecurity laws, but as of now is set to sail into theaters July 7, 2017.
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