Photos: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Star Penelope Cruz Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz at Penelope Cruz Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage)

Earlier today, actress Penelope Cruz, who takes on the role of Blackbeard’s daughter, Angelica, in Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides (May 20, 2011) was honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce when she was awarded her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On hand to celebrate were co-star Johnny Depp, who referred to Cruz as ‘the Ricky to my Lucy,’ film producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Rob Marshall and Cruz’s husband, Javier Bardem.

An Academy Award® winner, Penelope Cruz has proven herself to be one of the most versatile actresses by playing a variety of compelling characters, and most recently, becoming the first actress from Spain to be nominated and to win an Oscar®.

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ Ride History Podcast, New Video Game Trailer

Walt Disney Studios Netherlands provides us with a couple of gems today for Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides, in theaters nationwide on May 20, 2011.

First up is a podcast video hosted by Geoffrey Rush, focusing briefly on the history of the Disneyland attraction that inspired the franchise. In addition to the ride background, including a televised introduction to the attraction by Walt Disney (Pirates of the Caribbean was the last attraction that Walt personally worked on), the podcast also shows quite a bit of footage from the film plus behind-the-scenes footage which includes Johnny Depp (in full Captain Jack Sparrow makeup) making a grand entrance via helicopter. Because it comes from overseas, the podcast is subtitled, but is entirely in English (we will replace it with a non-subtitled version as it becomes available).

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger’s Tide’ New Still Featuring Queen Anne’s Revenge Crew

(L-R) Kevin Senn (Queen Anne’s Revenge Pirate), Emerson “Malcolm” Tuitt (Queen Anne’s Revenge Pirate), Robbie Kay (Cabin Boy), Deobia Oparei (Gunner)Ph: Peter Mountain ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Thanks to Walt Disney Studios, we have an additional new still from Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides. This one features Kevin Senn and Emerson ‘Malcolm’ Tuitt as crew of Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge, Cabin Boy Robbie Kay, and ship’s Gunner Deobia Oparei.

The image has been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film below:

In Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, in theaters nationwide on May 20, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself on an unexpected journey to the fabled Fountain of Youth when a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane).

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ New Stills Feature Queen Anne’s Revenge, Character Descriptions

Queen Anne's Revenge Ph: Peter Mountain©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with additional stills from the upcoming blockbuster sequel, Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush and more.

The new stills feature Blackbeard’s ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge in action, as well as focus on missionary Philip Swift (Sam Clafin) and the mermaid known to Philip as Syrena (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey), including Syrena in her human form.

The new stills have been added to the beginning of our gallery for the film below:

In addition, we’d like to share the following character descriptions from the fourth installment of the popular franchise:

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ Behind-the-Scenes Photos with Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp and producer Jerry Bruckheimer at Pinewood Studios in England Ph: Peter Mountain © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.

In addition to the new stills we shared with you earlier along with the brand new trailer, Walt Disney Studios has also provided us with these behind-the-scene photos from the sets of Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides which opens in theaters nationwide on May 20, 2011.

Featured in the behind-the-scene images are Johnny Depp in full make-up as Captain Jack Sparrow, as well as director Rob Marshall, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, production designer John Myhre and set designer Gordon Sim as they work on the film’s sets at both Pinewood Studios in England as well as Kauai in Hawaii.

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ New Trailer, Stills

Captain Jack Sparrow (JOHNNY DEPP) and Joshamee Gibbs’ (KEVIN R. McNALLY) are unpleasantly surprised to find themselves at the gates of St. James Palace rather than freedom as they exit a paddy wagon.Ph: Peter Mountain©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Today began with the release of the second official trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides, featuring a ton of new footage and, of course, plenty of Captain Jack Sparrow.

In Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, in theaters nationwide on May 20, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself on an unexpected journey to the fabled Fountain of Youth when a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane).

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ Captain Jack Sparrow Banner Unfurled

Via Twitter, Walt Disney Studios UK premiered this amazing billboard ad featuring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, guns blazing, from Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides.

In the latest installment of the epic series, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself on an unexpected journey to the fabled Fountain of Youth when a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane).

'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Billboard

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides sails into theaters on May 20, 2011.

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OPI to Launch Nail Lacquers Inspired by ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides’

Top (L-R): Silver Shatter, Mermaids' Tears, Planks A Lot; Bottom (L-R): Sparrow Me The Drama, Steady As She Rose, Stranger Tides, Skull & GlossbonesOPI captures the bright colors and breathtaking escapades seen in Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with six limited-edition Nail Lacquers and a new Silver Shatter! Disney’s highly-anticipated fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise features an all-star cast, including Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz.

To celebrate the new film, OPI launches its Spring 2011 BRIGHTS Collection, which features a groundbreaking new color addition in the Shatter coat formula — Silver. Inspired by graffiti art, this shade leaves behind a crackled, two-texture silver finish when painted over any dry OPI hue.

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Hasbro Puts New Spin on Classic Board Games for Disney, ‘Cars 2,’ ‘Pirates,’ and More

Parker Brothers has been synonymous with classic board games beloved by families for generations. From Monopoly to Sorry! to Trouble to the (relative) new kid on the block, Trivial Pursuit, and more, no family game night is has been complete without at least one of them.

For Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2, however, at the 2011 New York International Toy Fair, parent company Hasbro is shifting into higher gear, offering expanded and improved gameplay on the classics, taking full advantage of the Pixar property’s theming. Unfortunately due to restrictions due to the sensitivity of details from the film not yet revealed, we are unable to share any photos at this time, but we will do our best to describe the enhanced gameplay involved. As it was, many of the graphics were covered as they pertained to unreleased details from the film.

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Ian McShane Joins Disney in Reveal of LEGO Captain Jack Sparrow Life-Size Statue

John Myhre and Ian McShane check out the life-size LEGO Captain Jack Sparrow

Earlier this evening, Disney Consumer Products debuted new lines of toys from LEGO and JAKKS Pacific for this summer’s blockbuster, Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides. Highlights of the event included appearances by production designer John Myhre and Ian McShane who takes on the role of Blackbeard, the pirate all pirates fear.

As part of the event, Disney and LEGO unveiled a six foot tall ‘life-size’ statue of Captain Jack Sparrow, the first of its kind. The highly detailed statue, which includes a removable sword, consists of approximately 150,000 LEGO bricks and took more than 200 man hours to design and build. Approximately 70 of those hours alone were used in the creation of Jack’s head which was all done without the assistance of computers.

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