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‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Photo Celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day

‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Photo Celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day

You're going to have to squint really hard and play 'Where's Waldo?' to find him, but we're pretty sure Johnny Depp is dressed as Capt. Jack Sparrow somewhere in a new cast and crew photo that has just arrived from the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales set. Today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day. And of course, Walt Disney Pictures wasn't going to let the holiday go by without sharing a little something from their new movie. Sure, a trailer isn't ready yet, and probably won't be until sometime in 2016. This fifth chapter in the popular franchise doesn't even open until 2017. But we do get this cool souvenir, which is made to look like it came from a photo op at Disneyland.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales producer Jerry Bruckheimer shared this photo of the cast and crew on his official Twitter. We're not sure who all is included in the photo, but surely we're looking at some of the main cast alongside the hard working men and woman who make shooting possible. Is this our first look at Orlando Bloom reprising his role as Will Turner? Could be. We're really not sure.

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D23: Watch Johnny Depp Surprise Fans as Jack Sparrow for ‘Pirates 5’

D23: Watch Johnny Depp Surprise Fans as Jack Sparrow for ‘Pirates 5’

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...Including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas. Production on this action-adventure started in Australia back in February, with principal photography wrapping just last month.

Disney also revealed the logo for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales along with some very exciting casting news. It was confirmed that the upcoming Pirates 5 will indeed bring back Orlando Bloom as Will Turner. Orlando Bloom's return as Will Turner was first rumored back in September 2014, but today's presentation was the first confirmation we have that he will be back in this sequel. He starred as Will Turner in the first three adventures, 2003's Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl, 2006's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and 2007's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. He did not come back for the 2011 sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. It was revealed at the panel that Kaya Scodelario's character is named Carina Smyth, and Brenton Thwaites' character is named Henry.

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Logo, Orlando Bloom Confirmed

‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Logo, Orlando Bloom Confirmed

When Disney announced the full D23 Expo schedule last month, it revealed that the Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios panel on Saturday would include Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, The Jungle Book, Marvel's Captain America: Civil War and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As it turns out, the studio had a few surprises up its sleeve, with Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp appearing on stage in his full Jack Sparrow costume. It was also confirmed that the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will bring back Orlando Bloom as Will Turner.

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas. Production on this action-adventure started in Australia back in February, with principal photography wrapping just last month.

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Will ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Be a Reboot?

Will ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Be a Reboot?

Javier Bardem is on board to play the new villain, Captain Brand, a ghost who seeks vengeance against Jack Sparrow for the death of his brother. Geoffrey Rush is also expected to return as Barbosa, but that has not been confirmed quite yet. Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki) are directing from a script by Jeff Nathanson, with Jerry Bruckheimer returning to produce. Principal photograhy is scheduled to begin in early 2015, with Disney issuing a July 7, 2017 release date. Would you like to see Orlando Bloom back as Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales? Chime in with your thoughts below.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales comes to theaters May 26th, 2017.

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‘Hobbit 3’ Poster Brings Legolas Into Battle

‘Hobbit 3’ Poster Brings Legolas Into Battle

Following the poster reveals for Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen) and Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) earlier this week, fans have voted for Orlando Bloom's Legolas to be featured on the latest character poster from The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.

Although Legloas does not appear in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit novel, Orlando Bloom's archer elf Legolas returned in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, in a significant role as the son of Elven king Thranduil (Lee Pace) in their Mirkwood realm. Fittingly, last year's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug showcased Legolas' burgeoning relationship with another character who was not in the original novel and created specifically for the movie, Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel.

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Orlando Bloom May Return for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’

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Michael Douglas and Orlando Bloom Team Up for ‘Unlocked’

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Watch Orlando Bloom Receive His Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Watch Orlando Bloom Receive His Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The actor received the honor on April 2, after starring in two of Hollywood's biggest franchises with ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’.