Geoffrey Rush, Captain Barbossa, says he’s done with Pirates of the Caribbean

Updated on May 31, 2017 06:22 PM IST

Geoffrey Rush said that the (SPOILERS) death of his character Captain Barbossa in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the end of the road for him.

In this image released by Disney, Geoffrey Rush portrays Barbossa, left, and Johnny Depp portrays Captain Jack Sparrow in a scene from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.(AP)
In this image released by Disney, Geoffrey Rush portrays Barbossa, left, and Johnny Depp portrays Captain Jack Sparrow in a scene from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.(AP)
Indo Asian News Service | By, Los Angeles

Actor Geoffrey Rush says he is done with Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise.

According to TooFab, the actor said that the (SPOILERS) death of his character Captain Barbossa in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the end of the road for him, reports dailymail.co.uk.

The Australian star has been playing Captain Barbossa for 14 years.

Actor Geoffrey Rush attends the premiere of Disney's Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at Dolby Theatre. (AFP)
Actor Geoffrey Rush attends the premiere of Disney's Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at Dolby Theatre. (AFP)

He said: “I did say to (producer) Jerry Bruckheimer, I think this is the end for Barbossa. (His death) expanded the world dramatically of the genre of a tentpole blockbuster, to lose an important character is kind of good. It all made sense and didn’t feel like an easy dramatic device.”

In the film, Barbossa sacrifices himself for his daughter Carina, played by Kaya Scodelario.

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