Hi everyone it's Xebs, in Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 cast members have been temporarily stood down from the Gold Coast set of the fifth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, while star Johnny Depp reportedly undergoes rehab for alcohol issues.
The 51 year old who portrays Captain Jack Sparrow, flew back to the US on March 11th to undergo surgery to his right hand after injuring himself while on the Gold Coast. Producers have been forced to scale back shooting of the $250 million blockbuster as they await Depp's return.
|Gold Coast set for the upcoming, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.|
A spokesman for Jerry Bruckheimer Films, which is making the film for Disney, told the Sydney Morning Herald the movie would only be "minimally impacted by Johnny Depp's injury. Production will absolutely continue when he returns".
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will be out in cinemas on July 7th, 2017.