Pirates of the Caribbean 5 will not grace our multiplexes until 2015, but that’s no reason not to start getting excited now! That is, if you’re really all that excited for Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Whether you are or not does not matter to Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp. Most critics have already made up our minds that it’s going to be terrible and I personally just wrote my review. But for the public, who actually pay to see the films, this might be exciting, so here it goes: Pirates of the Caribbean 5 has a proper title and it’s ….
All right, so I was all set up to start making fun of the title, but actually, that one is pretty good. It’s really the first time that a Pirates of the Caribbean film has used a proper pirate term in the title, so that’s a plus. What’s more, this title means that the film is unlikely to be based off of a superior novel, like On Stranger Tides.
The announcement of the title is really all we have to go on for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales right now. We have as yet received no plot details, except that Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) will be back in action, with Kon Tiki directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg taking over directorial duties. The film is set to shoot in 2014, in time for that popular Summer 2015 release date (July 15, to be exact).
While the jury is still out on whether or not we actually NEED another Pirates of the Caribbean, I think that we can all agree that the title is perfectly acceptable? Given that Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was at least marginally better than the other two sequels, perhaps we can hold out hope that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will even improve on that. So perhaps by the time we get to Pirates of the Caribbean 7, we’ll be back to the quality of the first film.