Walt Disney Pictures has announced the fifth installment of its Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, thought to be subtitled Dead Men Tell No Tales, will drop anchor on July 7, 2017.
Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki) from a script by Jeff Nathanson, the film again stars Johnny Depp as Capt. Jack Sparrow. Few other details are known, but it’s been rumored that Orlando Bloom could reprise has role as Will Turner, who became captain of the legendary Flying Dutchman in 2007’s At World’s End.
The first four Pirates films have grossed a combined $3.7 billion worldwide.