Dwayne Johnson Replacing Johnny Depp As Jack Sparrow Receives Mixed Reactions

Rumor has it that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is being considered as a replacement for Johnny Depp in the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean sequel. Is Johnson really replacing Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow? With Depp’s most notable work being in this franchise; he brought out a lot to his character that fans adore so much.

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Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean

When Johnny Depp Lost His Role In Pirates Of The Caribbean

A defamation case in which Johnny Depp has been accused of domestic violence is now under trial and could see the Hollywood star removed from the blockbuster film franchise. The concept that Dwayne Johnson will step in for the actor has already found favor with backers of the franchise. The idea seems like a win-win situation for all involved. Though the verdict is yet to come and things might change accordingly.

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Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean
Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean

Depp Getting Replaced By The Rock Receives Mixed Reactions

Jerry Bruckheimer says the sixth Pirates of the Caribbean movie may center on a female protagonist telling the story. Also, on the other hand, Joachim Rønning mentioned that Johnny Depp’s return for Pirates of the Caribbean 6 is very uncertain. This could hint at Dwayne Johnson joining the POC franchise as Jack Sparrow. With that being said, this is how the Twitter fans reacted to the rumor –

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With all being said, Pirates of the Caribbean 6 is still under development. Fans could expect an official announcement about the film’s progress by the mid of 2023 at least.

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