A new video captures Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow for fans, though he misses one key detail from Pirates of the Caribbean.
Johnny Depp’s clean-shaven face surprises fans as he performs as pirates of the caribbeanCaptain Jack Sparrow. Depp began his prolific acting career in 1984 as one of Freddy Krueger’s victims A Nightmare in Elm Street, and later made a name for himself as the lead in the original 21 Jump Street series. Over the years, Depp has often collaborated with visionary filmmaker Tim Burton and starred in several of his films, including Edward Scissorhands, corpse brideand Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Depp’s work has earned him critical acclaim and multiple accolades, including three Academy Award nominations.
While Depp has shown his vast reach across a wide variety of genres, the actor is probably best known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney’s pirates of the caribbean franchisee. Depp’s portrayal of Jack Sparrow was the standout achievement of the series and quickly made the unorthodox pirate one of Depp’s most popular roles. If the face of the pirates of the caribbean franchise, Depp’s appearance as Jack Sparrow became a Disney icon, with every detail making the character instantly recognizable, right down to the pirate’s tousled braided facial hair.
Perhaps it’s because of Jack Sparrow’s iconic look that a new Depp video surprises some fans. The video shared by @myjohnnydepp_1 shows Depp performing his Jack Sparrow impression in front of a fan while completely clean-shaven. While fans raved about Depp’s impression in the comments, many were shocked to see the actor without facial hair, especially as Jack Sparrow. Watch the video above.
Would Depp return as Jack Sparrow (and does Disney want him)?
Despite his enduring popularity with the public, Depp’s career has recently suffered a major setback. Due to allegations of domestic violence by his ex-wife Amber Heard, Warner Bros. Depp to step down from the Fantastic Beasts series, and Mads Mikkelsen replaced him in the role of Gellert Grindelwald. Also believed to be due to his legal troubles, Disney also released a statement claiming that Depp would not be returning for the as-yet-untitled sixth. pirates of the caribbean movie. Still, despite this statement, Jack Sparrow fans seem eager to see Depp reprise the role.
At this point, it seems unlikely that Depp will return as Jack Sparrow in another pirates of the caribbean movie. Though Disney previously changed their mind about firing a controversial personality when the company rehired James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, that course of action wouldn’t bring Depp back. During the highly publicized trial of Depp and Heard last summer, the actor claimed he would never reprise the role of Jack Sparrow, even if offered an exorbitant sum. However, Depp continues to act and fans can still see his iconic performance in pirates of the caribbean on Disney+.
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