Pirates Of The Caribbean Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


26th January 2015

Fact: British actress Kaya Scodelario will follow in Keira Knightley's footsteps by playing the female lead in the fifth installment of Pirates Of The Caribbean. The news was confirmed by the movie's producer Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter.com.


11th August 2014

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook has written a new Tv comedy about metal detector enthusiasts. The Detectorists, in which the actor will also star as a middle-aged treasure hunter, will debut on the Bbc in October (14).


25th February 2014

Fact: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has passed Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest to become the 10th highest grossing movie of all time in the U.S. The second installment of the popular Hunger Games film franchise has raked in $423.6 million (£254.6 million) domestically, while its estimated international box office total comes in at $863 million (£518.6 million).


23rd August 2013

Fact: Johnny Depp's fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie will be titled Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.


25th June 2013

Quote: "Sometimes you go to kiddie hospitals and things like that. I'll just sneak in and go and surprise a bunch of kiddies through the different wards... It basically turns into a two-, three-hour improvisation and it's really fun. So I travel with Captain Jack." Johnny Depp keeps his Pirates Of The Caribbean costume in his suitcase for impromptu appearances.


8th September 2011

Quote: "I love swordplay. It's a mental and physical challenge. It can also be balletic and dancelike." Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom on his favourite workout.


4th July 2011

Fact: The latest Pirates Of The Caribbean movie has become only the eighth film ever to surpass $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. On Stranger Tides joins a select list of films, which includes James Cameron's Avatar and Titanic, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.


27th May 2011

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Johnny Depp has been voted the ideal sofa companion for a Dvd marathon. The Blind Side star Sandra Bullock was runner-up in the quirky Sky Movies poll, while George Clooney came third.


19th May 2011

Quote: "Penelope taught me the raunchiest Spanish! It's so foul I couldn't bring myself to repeat it." Johnny Depp picked up a few naughty phrases from Spanish beauty Penelope Cruz while shooting Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.


13th May 2011

Quote: "I suddenly popped my head up beside his when he wasn't looking and I said my line. He wasn't happy about it, but I was absolutely buzzing afterwards." Johnny Depp was unimpressed when his Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides co-star Stephen Graham played a prank on him during filming.


13th May 2011

Quote: "I am very excited about Snow White. I still can't quite believe what is happening. I can't quite fathom what is going on with my life at the moment. For me to be able to play across from some of the great names is unbelievable. It is so bizarre, I used to play with Lego and now I am a Pirates Of The Caribbean Lego figurine." Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides star Sam Claflin is overwhelmed by his new-found fame, and is looking forward to playing Prince Charming in upcoming movie Snow White and the Huntsman.


12th May 2011

Quote: "I think I taught him how to walk around a corner backwards." Rocker Keith Richards imparts knowledge to his movie son Johnny Depp after the Pirates Of The Caribbean star revealed he modelled his character, Captain Jack Sparrow, on the Rolling Stones star.


11th May 2011

Quote: "When I was in London doing the movie, my grandkids came on the set and I came towards them in my full Blackbeard gear and they went, 'Oh hi, Grandad. Where's Jack Sparrow?'" Actor Ian McShane admits his young relatives were more excited about seeing Johnny Depp in full costume on the set of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides than their grandfather.


10th May 2011

Quote: "They were very caring. It was funny to be dressed as a tough pirate but being treated with delicacy by everybody. I had to learn to sword fight, too. I'd trained for two months before we started shooting." Penelope Cruz told the cast and crew of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides she was expecting a baby as soon as she learned she was pregnant. She gave birth to a son in January (11).


10th May 2011

Quote: "When I first came to America I only knew two phrases in English. One was, 'How are you?' and the other was, 'I want to work with Johnny Depp.' Then after I worked with him on Blow, I learned how to say, 'I want to work with Johnny Depp again!' He's very addictive and he just gets better and better over the years." Penelope Cruz was delighted to team up with the actor in Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.


3rd March 2011

Quote: "Without my magnets, you'd get Blackbeard with half a beard hanging off, shouting, 'Heal my beard, oh Lord!' It felt like I had a dead cat hanging around my neck for the entire day." Actor Ian McShane relied on magnets to keep his fake facial hair in place while filming Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.


10th February 2011

Fact: Top movie composer Hans Zimmer is creating the music for the new Pirates Of The Caribbean movie with Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela.


6th January 2011

Quote: "The funny thing was trying to control the 50 men who have to follow Angelica's orders! I am so tiny and had to be in control and giving them orders." Penelope Cruz barked orders to play swashbuckling ANGELICA BLACKBEARD in Pirates Of The Caribbean: ON STRANGER TIDES.


24th November 2010

Fact: Johnny Depp is to reteam with his Pirates Of The Caribbean director and producer to revamp cowboy hero THE LONE RANGER. Gore Verbinski has signed on to direct the project, in which Depp will play native American sidekick Tonto. Jerry Bruckheimer will produce for Disney.


4th October 2010

Quote: "I had an amazing time on it. It was a rather substantial chunk of my life. I was 17 when I started it and 21 when I finished. And I think that was enough for me. I'm on a different path." Keira Knightley is adamant she was right to walk away from the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise.


15th September 2010

Fact: The fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie is being shot with the latest 3D technology.


24th July 2010

Fact: Johnny Depp revived his Pirates Of The Caribbean character for an appearance at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California. The star, currently filming the fourth installment in the franchise, taped a video message as Captain Jack Sparrow in which he promised fans "zombies, cut-throats, mermaids, and the vicious and vivacious Penelope Cruz" in the new film.


30th June 2010

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean director Gore Verbinski has signed up to remake beloved 1947 DANNY KAYE fantasy film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.


23rd March 2010

Fact: Extras casting is underway for the fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie - but women with fake breasts needn't apply. Real boobs is one of the stipulations for females who want to get close to Johnny Depp on the film set, as well as the fact women should be aged between 18 and 25 and no bigger than a U.S. size six or smaller than a size four, according to U.S. TV show Access Hollywood.


23rd June 2009

Quote: "My green Doc Martens now belong to Keith Richards. He stole them from me. He looked at them and said, 'I'm having that'." Johnny Depp has been forced to give up his beloved boots to the Rolling Stones star who played his father in the third Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.


19th June 2009

Fact: Orlando Bloom is an expensive date - one fan dished out $13,500 (£9,000) to dine with the Pirates Of The Caribbean hunk in an auction at London's V & A museum to raise funds for the U.K. capital's Great Ormond Street hospital.


19th February 2009

Fact: "We are talking about making another one. We have JOHNNY (DEPP) certainly interested." Movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer is planning a fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.


13th August 2008

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom will co-produce and appear in a film about the siege of Sarajevo in Bosnia during the early 1990s. The film will be based on Fools Rush In, U.S. writer Bill Carter's memoir of living in the city during the siege.


30th July 2008

Fact: HARRIET BURNS, the woman behind Sleeping Beauty's castle and the Pirates Of The Caribbean ride at Disneyland has died. Burns, who was Walt Disney's first female designer, was 79. She died of complications from a heart condition in Santa Barbara, California.


4th May 2008

Quote: "I remember seeing JOHNNY's face on the side of a soft drink cup after he did Pirates Of The Caribbean and decided there and then that I too wanted to be on the side of a cup." Actor Robert Downey Jr took on new movie IRON MAN after seeing Johnny Depp's success in the hit Disney franchise.


2nd April 2008

Quote: "I keep getting scripts... All these people want to put me in movies now. It's very unusual." Playing Johnny Depp's pirate dad in the third and final Pirates Of The Caribbean film has boosted rocker Keith Richards' acting career.


1st April 2008

Quote: "He needs a parrot... He's an icon, I suppose, an iconic pirate... I hope he's not going to have a peg leg. I hope it doesn't come to that. But, you know, it could." Mick Jagger pokes fun at his THE Rolling Stones bandmate Keith Richards' portrayal of Johnny Depp's pirate dad in the third and final Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.


28th March 2008

Quote: "We were well prepared for a film because KEITH (RICHARDS) sat us all down before we went on stage and told us how to act, now he's a Pirates Of The Caribbean star!" SIR Mick Jagger jokes about the band's preparation for Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones documentary SHINE A LIGHT.


5th March 2008

Fact: The bearded `guru' who joined Paris Hilton for a night out in Hollywood on Saturday (01Mar08) is actually an actor called MAXIE SANTILLAN JR, who starred in Pirates Of The Caribbean and has an upcoming role in MUTANT VAMPIRE ZOMBIES FROM THE HOOD.


3rd December 2007

Quote: "KEITH arrives on set and suddenly every single person from the crew show up and they're just standing there, watching the arrival of the maestro." Johnny Depp on big-screen father Keith Richards' entrance on the set of Pirates Of The Caribbean: AT WORLD'S END.


26th October 2007

Quote: "I think Johnny Depp is very in tune to his feminine side... We all have the male and female inside us and I think it's very attractive when you find... a man, who you can tell is not afraid of the feminine." Lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge is turned on by the Pirates Of The Caribbean star.


1st October 2007

Fact: Johnny Depp's leading role as CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW in movie blockbuster Pirates Of The Caribbean has been voted the U.K.'s favourite film character in a new poll by British magazine Total Film. Sparrow beat Star Wars' villain DARTH VADER and spy James Bond to claim the top spot.


12th September 2007

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean: AT WORLD'S END has been crowned 'the number one worldwide movie of the year' after scoring $960 million (GBP480,000) at the global box office.


24th June 2007

Quote: "I am lucky, in that I'm the guy who can masquerade behind a very hairy, spirit-gummed face, with rubber latex on to make me look much older than I am". Pirates Of The Caribbean star Geoffrey Rush can't get enough of his swashbuckling disguise.


26th May 2007

Quote: "The jobs are the same - if you're gonna be in the rock business, you've got to be a bit of a pirate." Keith Richards on playing Johnny Depp's dad in Pirates Of The Caribbean: AT WORLD'S END.


26th May 2007

Fact: T-shirts design company Yellowman handed out to the cast and crew of new movie Pirates Of The Caribbean: AT WORLD'S END were so popular on the set, producers at Disney have commissioned the clothing firm's bosses to create a limited-edition collection for fans. But the shirts don't come cheap - they're $218 (GBP109) each.


25th May 2007

Fact: Movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer is set to follow-up Pirates Of The Caribbean by reviving TV cowboy THE LONE RANGER, according to U.S. reports.


22nd May 2007

Quote: "I've got a sword from all these (Pirates Of The Caribbean) movies and a bow and arrow from Lord Of The Rings, so I'm all armoured up now. Nobody wants to try and break into my house." Orlando Bloom on the 'weapons' he's claimed from his epic movies.


22nd May 2007

Quote: "I finally said, 'I'm gonna do the gig to find out what it's like to be underpaid.'" Rocker Keith Richards on 'slumming it' on the set of Pirates Of The Caribbean: AT WORLD'S END.


15th March 2007

Fact: 74 countries around the world will get to see the trailer for the third Pirates Of The Caribbean blockbuster, AT WORLD'S END, next week (begs19MAR07), when the sneak peek airs on TVs around the globe.


12th February 2007

Quote: "Well you don't hire Keith Richards to get a guy who shows up in the morning, on time wearing a suit and tie. You get a guy who shows up at night, on time, with a bottle of wine. There were good times on the set." Screenwriter Terry Rossio enjoyed working with the Rolling Stones guitarist on the third Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.


12th January 2007

Fact: THE DEPARTED, THE QUEEN, UNITED 93, Casino Royale, BABEL, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, DREAMGIRLS and The Devil Wears Prada are the 10 films which will compete for the Best Edited Drama and Best Edited Comedy or Musical prizes at this year's (07) ACE Eddie Awards in Los Angeles on 18 February.


20th December 2006

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST was the highest-grossing film of 2006 in cinemas in the UK and Ireland, beating Casino Royale, The Da Vinci Code and Ice Age 2: THE MELTDOWN.


20th December 2006

Fact: Socialite Paris Hilton was the most searched person on Google News section in 2006. Pirates Of The Caribbean star Orlando Bloom came second in the internet search engine's annual ranking stakes.


27th November 2006

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST has become Disney's fastest selling DVD ever in the UK. Nearly 1.5 million copies were sold last week (ends24NOV06).


30th October 2006

Fact: The famous portrait of Keith Richards dressed as a pirate, which inspired Johnny Depp's character CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW in the Pirates Of The Caribbean films, is now on display at central London's Artisan Gallery.


22nd August 2006

Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST is the first movie of 2006 to cross the $400 million (GBP222 million) mark.


9th August 2006

Fact: Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain composer GUSTAVO SANTAOLALLA and Pirates Of The Caribbean costume designer PENNY ROSE will be among the recipients of craft awards at the 10th annual Hollywood Film Festival in October (06).


15th July 2006

Quote: "I'd tone down my a**e. That I could do very simply by just working out, but I obviously don't want it that much!" Pirates Of The Caribbean star Keira Knightley on what she would like to change about her body.


11th July 2006

Fact: The third Pirates Of The Caribbean movie, set partly in Singapore, will be called PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END. The film will open next May (07).


8th July 2006

Quote: "He's very good looking and if you have the misfortune to be caught in a two-shot (scene) with him, you're bound to look like Shrek." British actor Tom Hollander on the perils of acting alongside his Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST co-star JOHNNY DEPP.


5th July 2006

Quote: "Normally, when I come to Disneyland, I'm on drugs. I'm not saying I'm not on drugs now, but this is a different experience." Marilyn Manson describes how he usually likes to visit the Californian attraction at last month's (JUN06) premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST.


5th July 2006

Quote: "There's absolutely nothing wrong with wearing raunchy outfits. It's fabulous fun and I love a bit of saucy stuff now and then." Keira Knightley on the eye-popping gown she wore at the London premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST last night (05JUL06).


4th July 2006

Quote: "I asked the writers to just give me one kiss. I got it. It was good. Really good." Keira Knightley enjoyed smooching Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST.


3rd July 2006

Quote: "It wasn't very romantic. It was actually very hard work". Pirates Of The Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook on cutting his baby son's umbilical cord.


3rd July 2006

Quote: "We did get together in a hotel room and dress up as pirates. He looked beautiful in the clothes and his hair was in dreads. Gorgeous! Just gorgeous!" Johnny Depp whets the appetite for ROLLING STONE Keith Richards' much-hyped, upcoming turn as his character's father in the third Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.


30th June 2006

Quote: "I'm convinced he's going to outshine us. All he has to do is stand there." Johnny Depp worries filming the third Pirates Of The Caribbean film with idol Keith Richards will show him in a poor light.


30th June 2006

Quote: "We kiss and cuddle. Every now and again he'll say, 'Orly, can I have a quick kiss? I miss you.' I'm like, 'Johnny, really?'. Orlando Bloom reveals a more intimate side to working with Pirates Of The Caribbean co-star JOHNNY DEPP.


30th June 2006

Quote: "I've never done a job where I've felt so much like a seedy uncle." Pirates Of The Caribbean actor Jack Davenport struggles with his attraction to co-star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY.


24th June 2006

Quote: "It kind of makes sense to me. I'm more than confident that Keith (RICHARDS) is gonna probably just arrive and blow us all of the screen." Johnny Depp insists he's not intimidated to work with his idol Keith Richards on the third Pirates Of The Caribbean film.


23rd June 2006

Quote: "Orlando wasn't that great. Let's just say, my face needed a tissue afterwards. But Johnny Depp certainly wasn't bad." Keira Knightley rates the kissing skills of her Pirates Of The Caribbean co-stars Orlando Bloom and JOHNNY DEPP.


15th June 2006

Quote: "He's half squid and half crab, but there's a man in there somewhere. And weirdly he's Scottish." Actor Bill Nighy explains his character Davy Jones in Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST


22nd February 2006

Quote: <p>"They say DAVEY (JONES) is a baddie, but I think he's just a man who's had very bad luck." Bill Nighy teases fans about his evil role opposite Johnny Depp in the next two Pirates Of The Caribbean movies. </p>


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