It wasn’t that long ago that Disney fans everywhere had learned about the reboot of the popular film franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean.
The last film of the franchise was only released a few years ago, in 2017, but this hasn’t stopped Disney from deciding to make a reboot!
This isn’t surprising as the first film was very well-received by critics and fans and was an overall success. Fans were extremely excited each and every time Disney announced another Pirates of the Caribbean film so it only makes sense to keep the buzz going by creating another film.
Overall, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise grossed $4.5 billion worldwide, with each individual film performing very well at the box office.
But with the reboot happening, it has left a lot of fans wondering what characters would be involved as well as who would portray these characters? Well, here’s what we know so far.
What We Know So Far
The reboot of the Pirates of the Caribbean is already in the process and it looks like it will involve new characters as well as original characters.
According to some reports, Zac Efron is in talks of portraying the one and only, Jack Sparrow. Yes, the High School Musical actor may be filling the shoes of Johnny Depp and taking on the role of the clever pirate.
The directors of the Pirates of the Caribbean film includes the creator of Chernobyl, Craig Mazin, who you also may know from The Hangover 2 and 3. Also returning is Ted Elliott, who is the veteran Pirates of the Caribbean screenwriter. Previously the writers of Deadpool and Zombieland, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, were on the project but they decided to back out.