If you like Johnny Depp, even a little bit, head over here to Yahoo Movies to see him in “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides”.
The trailer loads instantly at Yahoo but the Disney site for the film takes quite a while to load.
If the trailer’s anything to go by, the film – opening on the 20th of May 2011 – looks like being the usual exuberant, escapist nonsense – lots of fun, with lots of gags and Depp and Cruz both typically easy on the eye.
Depp/Sparrow invites his audience to come along as he searches for the Fountain of Youth, flirts with Cruz, fights with Bluebeard (Ian MacShane) and gives another sterling performance as the lovable, decadent pirate of the Caribbean. Geoffrey Rush stars too, as ex-pirate-now-turned-one-of-the-king’s-men.
There’ll be dangers along the way Depp warns: zombies, cut-throats, mermaids….and a new villain, Blackbeard.
The trailer shows Depp hanging from beams, jumping from cliff tops, fighting the villains and sparring with Cruz.
It all comes with Johnny Depp’s reliable charisma, complete with great pirate costume, husky voice, louche accent and black kohl eye make-up. Delicious… Never mind paying to see the film – I bet some people would pay just to watch Depp act in the trailer. He looks gorgeous, the camerawork looks excellent, the story seems as silly as ever – and the film’s bound to be good fun for kids.