Jack Sparrow Returns Next Year
Let's just say that all the excitement over Christmas, your birthday and anniversaries are backed up until May 2017, okay?
It can't be easy to be Johnny Depp. That break-up with wife Amber Heard, following a string of "questionable" film roles. A number of films lately have kinda stunk. The late Gene Wilder was not a fan of his version of Willy Wonka. The Lone Ranger, Dark Shadows, Mortdecai, and maybe both Alice in Wonderland films have been less than blockbuster. It may just be a rough patch.
He's a pretty good actor. He's only had a few misfires. Most of his movies are pretty good. He has been part of a decent franchise as Cap'n Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
The first teaser preview to get us all excited for his return - next May - is out! It will be difficult, but we'll have to try very hard to contain all of the excitement until next Spring. I kid, because I remember a time before getting excited six months to a year - or more! - before a movie came out. I remember seeing previews on television in the late '70's for a movie that took everybody by surprise...
Since I'm kind of a comic book geek, I remember being both excited about Ryan Reynolds playing Green Lantern, and then kinda disappointed when the movie came out two years later. I really tried to pace myself before his Deadpool movie came out. That was an even longer wait.
So, yeah, I'm pretty excited that Johnny Depp's got a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie coming out - six months from now, though.