In celebration of the upcoming release on May 20th of Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the next installment in the hugely popular film franchise, directed by Rob Marshall, Walt Disney Studios announced today special “Pirates Day” fan events, fun-filled celebrations of all things “Pirates,” which will include advance 3D fan screenings of the film. The events will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2011, in and around the Hot Topic stores in Hollywood, Calif., and Paramus, N.J.
Hollywood’s biggest stars came out to the Happiest Place on Earth in full force on May 7 to celebrate the world premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides from Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Productions and we were there to capture some of the magic taking place around the Disneyland theme park. Thousands of Disneyland guests lined Main Street U.S.A. and the 3,000 foot-long ‘black carpet’ to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars from the film, along with Disney Channel stars, ‘American Idol’ and ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast and alum and many more A-listers from the worlds of film, television and music.
It must be a day that ends in Y because we have been sent dozens of new beautiful hi-res stills and amazing behind-the-scenes images from the fourth installment of the popular Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, On Stranger Tides, which sails into theaters on May 20.
The new stills which feature Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), Captain Teague (Keith Richards), Angelica (Penelope Cruz), Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Scrum (Stephen Graham), Garheng (Yuki Matsuzaki), Salaman (Paul Bazely), Cook (Bronson Webb), Quartermaster (Ian Mercer), Gunner (DeObia Operei), Tamara (Gemma Ward), King George II (Richard Griffiths) and Joshamee Gibbs (Kevin McNally), just to name a few, have been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film below. Please be forewarned that the captions can be highly detailed and may offer some very minor spoilers.
As they say, as long as your name is spelled right, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. Walt Disney Studios has posted the following news report on YouTube in which the Melbourne Fire Brigade recently responded to calls about smoke stemming from high atop a billboard advertising Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. It turned out to be a false alarm, however, as the reported smoke was the product of intentionally placed fog machines to simulate smoke drifting out of the barrels of the two guns being held by Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.
Walt Disney Studios announced that today “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” studio audience in Chicago, IL, enjoyed a surprise visit from actor Johnny Depp, followed by an advance special screening of Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, in which Depp stars for the fourth time as the iconic Captain Jack Sparrow.
The audience members were treated to the ultimate “Harpo Hook-Up” as they were the first moviegoers in the world to view Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, presented in Disney Digital 3D™. Johnny Depp was on hand at the movie theatre to greet and welcome the “Oprah” show’s excited fans to the unprecedented event.
Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer are teaming up once again to celebrate the world premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on May 7, 2011 with the ‘A Pirate’s Life For You’ Sweepstakes.
On Saturday, May 7 from 9 AM – 9 PM PT, Pirates’ fans can help celebrate the May 7 World Premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides at Disneyland by connecting nationwide on Mobile, Twitter and SCVNGR to win a trove of treasure, including a Disney Cruise to the Mexican Riviera!
As if the first look at Keith Richards as Jack Sparrow’s father, Captain Teague, in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides wasn’t enough news today, we now get treated to our second clip from the upcoming summer blockbuster from Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer.
This time around, it’s the film’s introduction of the ruthless Blackbeard, the pirate all pirates fear, portrayed by Ian McShane. Finding himself on board the Queen Anne’s Revenge courtesy of former flame and daughter of Blackbeard, Angelica (Penelope Cruz), Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) decides that the best course of action would be staging a mutiny, a tactic he all too familiar with (albeit generally on the other end). That is, until the Captain decides to weigh in on the matter.
Music legend Keith Richards returns in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as Captain Teague, the estranged father of Captain Jack Sparrow. Just in time for Mother’s Day, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with this first look of Teague in the new film which will be in theaters nationwide on May 20, 2011.
We actually have two images of Teague, both of which have been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film below.
Following the success of the Spring/Summer 2010 Alice in Wonderland collection, this brand new collection features designs that are closely linked to key characters and icons of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Also included in the collection are carefully crafted replicas of pieces worn by the main characters interpreted by Penélope Cruz and Johnny Depp in the movie.
“We had great fun searching for the typical and symbolic codes of the Pirates of the Caribbean‘ universe. Without being clichéd, we looked for a way to interpret symbols and figurative motifs in a modern way that is always the signature of Swarovski collections. The overall twist is a modern ‘rock-inspired,’ edgy collection,” says Nathalie Colin, Swarovski Creative Director.
In association with the new clip released yesterday demonstrating Captain Jack Sparrow’s daring escape from King George II and St. James Palace, Walt Disney Studios has provided us with five new stills from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides which have been added to the beginning of our gallery below. Here you’ll find Barbossa and Sparrow at the mercy of the Spanish, Sparrow and Gibbs at the mercy of the English and.. well, Sparrow at the mercy of just about everyone and everything, least of all Blackbeard who knows all too well the secrets of Jack’s magical compass.