The Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy is returning once again. It is a fantasy series in which six-film are released. The first film came way back in 2003. Since then, Johnny Depp is starring in the lead role of the movie. However, there may be some changes in the upcoming film as the lead role is changed. Let’s know in detail everything about the changes.
Pirates of the Caribbean will have a lead female pirate. Margot Robbie replaces Johnny Depp in the upcoming movie. Why??? Details here!!!
The lead role in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean is changed to the Hollywood star Margot Robbie for the upcoming film. Yes, Margot Robbie replaces Johnny Depp in the upcoming movie. The script of the film will be written by the Birds of the Prey writer Christina Hodson. The film is still at the pre-development stage and will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. The title of the film has not been decided yet.
According to reports, the upcoming film will not be a spin-off of the previous films that has a male lead as a pirate at its center but will be a completely original story and new characters. Another sequel of the film was announced last year in October with Ted Elliot and Craig Mazin developing a story. But, the upcoming film is apart from this project and will be female-centric.
Reports suggest that Johnny was dropped from the Pirates of the Caribbean by Disney due to allegations made by his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Depp claimed that the allegations had hurt his career. She also accused him of domestic violence due to which Johnny was rumored to be dropped from Pirates of the Caribbean. Disney confirmed way back in 2018 that Johnny was no longer a part of the franchise.
Production chief Sean Bailey said that they want to bring someone with new energy and vitality.