The release date of the fifth installment of, Pirates of the Caribbean, which would see Johnny Depp reprising his role at Captain Jack Sparrow, has been pushed forward beyond its planned 2015 release.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides : Worldwide box office: $1.04 billionThe fourth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise stars Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. On Stranger Tides is the eighth highest-grossing film of all time.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer told Hollywood Reporter that the film, which was expected to go into production in 2014, was delayed due to issues with the script and budget, the BBC reported.
Bruckheimer, however, asserted that he was now targeting a summer 2016 release. He added that his cast and crew have an outline they love, but the script is not done, and he wants a script that everyone is happy with.