Javier Bardem stars in this film as Captain Brand. His wife, Penélope Cruz, appeared in the previous installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) as Angelica.
Fredrik Bond, Tim Burton, Alfonso Cuarón, Shawn Levy, Sam Raimi, Rupert Sanders and Chris Weitz were considered to direct this movie.
Christoph Waltz was originally cast in the role of Captain Brand but dropped out due to other work commitments. Javier Bardem was then given the role but the name was changed from Brand to Salazar to sound more Mediterranean to accompany Bardem's Spanish decent.
Christoph Waltz was cast in the role for Captain Brand but dropped out for unknown reasons and the role was given to Javier Bardem.
The film is set to be released on July 7, 2017. An earlier installment in the series Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) was also released on this date 11 years prior.
“Pirates of the Caribbean 5” was halted on Monday in Australia due to the hand injury suffered by Johnny Depp earlier this month
Johnny Depp fly's to the US for surgery after injuring his hand during shoot
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