WHO’S IN IT?
Johnny Depp (Black Mass), Javier Bardem (Skyfall), Brenton Thwaites (Gods of Egypt), Kaya Scodelario (Now Is Good), Kevin McNally (Valkyrie), Geoffrey Rush (The King’s Speech), Orlando Bloom (The Calcium Kid), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson), Stephen Graham (This Is England), David Wenham (Lion), Martin Klebba (Mirror Mirror), Keria Knightley (The Imitation Game), Angus Barnett (Sixty Six), Giles New (St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold), Adam Brown (The Hobbit), Danny Kirrane (Walking on Sunshine), Delroy Atkinson (Still Crazy)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki) and Espen Sandberg (Max Manus: Man of War), directors; Jeff Nathanson (Catch Me If You Can), writer; Jerry Bruckheimer (Con Air), producer; Geoff Zanelli (Secret Window), composer; Paul Cameron (Collateral), cinematographer; Roger Barton (Pearl Harbour) and Leigh Folsom Boyd (Fast & Furious 7), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) is pursued by his old nemesis Armando Salazar (Bardem), an undead Spanish Navy captain who along with his crew has escaped from the Devil’s Triangle and is determined to kill every pirate on the seas, especially Sparrow – who must now, in order to defeat Salazar, travel across the ocean to find the Trident of Poseidon, an artefact said to give its holder complete control over the seas…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise attempts to get back on its feet after a few misguided sequels, with an epic new adventure that gives us plenty of fun and, of course, lots more escapades with Captain Jack Sparrow.