Update: Upon closer inspection, it appears that Jack Sparrow is actually facing us, and not the ocean. We apologize if anyone was offended by CHUD’s alleged initial assertion to the opposite…but admit no liability to same. Thank you and godspeed.
Quickie news item about Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has Tweeted a picture of Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack threatening the ocean with his sword. Very nice, poignant imagery. You never know though. I’ll take Jerry at his word of course, but I’m just saying, that could actually just be the craft service guy who got hold of some props…. Anyway, the synopsis, from Disney:
Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz), and he’s not sure if it’s love–or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn’t know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.
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