After a lot of assumptions, finally, a Disney producer revealed that the 55-year-old Johnny Depp will stop playing Jack Sparrow, the renowned character of Pirates of the Caribbean. It might be disheartening for his fans, after all, he is ruling the industry for years. There are lots of stories going in the industry behind the exit of Johnny from the series. But Sean’s statement cleared the picture.
“We want to bring in new energy and vitality,” said Disney’s production chief Sean Bailey.
“I love the [Pirates] movies, but part of the reason Paul and Rhett are so interesting is that we want to give it a kick in the pants. And that’s what I’ve tasked them with.”
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Over last 14 years, Johnny Depp played the lead role in five films over 14 years. The Pirates of the Caribbean series grossed more than £3.56 billion and became the 12th biggest franchise in the history.
But ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’, the last Pirates of the Caribbean came in 2017 which produced the lowest revenue in the last 14 years. Consequently