Orlando Bloom Describes Working With Johnny Depp on ‘Pirates’ – Hollywood Life


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Orlando Bloom recalled working with Johnny Depp on their first Pirates of the Caribbean movie collectively. During a brand new interview, the 47-year-old U.Ok. native described watching Johnny, 60, get into character whereas on the set of The Curse of the Black Pearl, which was launched in 2003.

“Johnny was just in his flow, you know?” Orlando mentioned on Thursday, May 9, per Variety. “He was very much enjoying every moment of chewing that scenery. He built out a character that I think he really enjoyed playing. It’s fun to see actors really love what they’re doing and sort of laughing at themselves a little.”

Orlando added that he noticed Johnny, “kind of chuckling the whole time” that he was on set. “[These were] moments that he was creating for the character,” he concluded.

The actors went on to star within the subsequent a number of movie installments: Dead Man’s Chest, At World’s End and Dead Men Tell No Tales. Johnny starred in On Stranger Tides, however Orlando didn’t. Johnny performed his iconic character, Captain Jack Sparrow, whereas Orlando performed Will Turner.

The destiny of the movie franchise was left up within the air for some time, primarily due to Johnny’s authorized state of affairs with ex-wife Amber Heard. As a results of the ordeal, Disney lower ties with Johnny. The Alice in Wonderland actor identified in court docket that he wouldn’t return to the Pirates franchise even when the Walt Disney Company had supplied him a big sum of money.

“There was a deep and distinct sense of feeling betrayed by the people that I’ve worked hard for,” he mentioned in court docket, per Entertainment Weekly. “People that I delivered a character to that they initially despised, but I stuck to my guns with the character, and it seemed to work.”

However, a sixth film was in growth. There had been even talks of getting the movie be a female-led storyline starring Margot Robbie. However, the concept by no means took off. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer just lately confirmed that the installment would be a reboot as an alternative of a sequel to the earlier movies.


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