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Jerry Bruckheimer Feared Pregnant Penelope Cruz Would Drop Out Of 'Pirates 4'

May 15th, 2011 8:25pm EDT
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Producer Jerry Bruckheimer feared his new Pirates of the Caribbean leading lady Penelope Cruz would back out of the swashbuckling blockbuster - due to her pregnancy.

The movie mogul insists he never worried about working around the mom-to-be's schedule, but did have concerns she'd quit once she realized how tough the film's action scenes would be.

He tells the Associated Press, "I was worried that she would back out. Fortunately, we talked to her and she said, 'No, I'll do it. I would love to do it. I can't wait.'

"I do a lot of television, and we've had so many actresses who get pregnan...
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Johnny Depp Invites 9-Year-Old To London 'Pirates' Premiere

May 13th, 2011 8:41am EDT
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Johnny Depp shared the spotlight with a young schoolgirl at the London premiere of "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" on Thursday after inviting her to attend as his guest.

The actor met nine-year-old Beatrice Delap for the first time last year after she wrote to him asking for help staging a "mutiny" against the teachers at Meridian Primary School in Greenwich.

Depp happily agreed to the request, taking time out from filming the movie to make an unannounced visit, dressed as his character Captain Jack Sparrow.

The star clearly remembered the fun trip as he returned to the U.K...
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Penelope Cruz's Black Velvet Snowflake Dress - Thumbs Up Or Down?

May 12th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
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Penelope Cruz attended the "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" premiere in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday. What do you think of her snowflake dress?

It's not a very spring-like dress, but we get the reference to Russia.

In the film, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard (Ian McShane) and his daughter Angelica (Cruz) are after it too.

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Rachel Weisz Joining Cast Of 'The Thin Man' Remake?

May 11th, 2011 10:11pm EDT
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British actress Rachel Weisz is in talks to take on Myrna Loy's role in the remake of 1934 thriller The Thin Man.

Director Rob Marshall and Johnny Depp will follow up their new Pirates of the Caribbean sequel by teaming up on the project - and Weisz is their top choice as leading lady, according to various Internet reports.

Depp will play William Powell's role of Nick Charles in the revamp; Weisz is slated to portray his wife, Nora. The duo becomes an unlikely crime solving team.

Both stars are up for other major 2011 movies - Depp is onboard to portray Tonto in a movie adaptation of The...
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Sizzling-Hot Celebrity Siblings: Pippa Middleton, Liam Hemsworth, Eduardo Cruz Jr. And Monica Cruz!

May 11th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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You probably know their popular family members, but these celebrity siblings are beginning to make a name for themselves.

Pippa Middleton: Few knew of Kate Middleton's sister until she made a splash at the Royal Wedding as the Maid of Honor. Ever since, the internet has been buzzing and looking for more details... including an unscrupulous Facebook group dedicated to her rear end.

Liam Hemsworth: Wait... which Hemsworth is more popular? Tweens knew all about Liam due to his on-again, off-again relationship with Miley Cyrus and their appearance together in The Last Song. Meanwhile, Chr...
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Penelope Cruz And Johnny Depp's 'South Park' Prank

May 10th, 2011 8:58am EDT
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Johnny Depp caused hysterics on the set of the new Pirates Of The Caribbean movie by forcing Penelope Cruz to dress up as a rude character from hit animated TV show South Park.

The actors are both big fans of the comedy series and after losing a bet with Depp, Cruz had to perform an odd forfeit which involved her donning a crass costume in front of their co-workers - and she fears his pictures will one day surface online.

She explains to Britain's Daily Mirror, "Johnny and I are both fans of South Park and the character Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo. It's absurd but very funny. Johnny ma...
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Johnny Depp To Star In Remake Of 'The Thin Man'

May 9th, 2011 10:03pm EDT
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The Tourist star Johnny Depp is set to reteam with his Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall to remake classic 1930s thriller The Thin Man.

Marshall and his production partner John DeLuca have officially signed on for the planned remake, which the filmmaker will direct. Depp is attached to star in the project. He'll also co-produce.

The director says, "John and I are overjoyed at the idea of working with Johnny again, especially on such a classy and classic project... We are looking forward to working with Warner Brothers to create a reinvention of a beloved st...
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Michael Bolton Sings About Jack Sparrow On 'Saturday Night Live'

May 9th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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Crooner Michael Bolton stole the show on Saturday Night Live this weekend, dressing up as Captain Jack Sparrow to film a hilarious music video.

The singer showed off his hidden talent as a comedian when he teamed up with funnyman Andy Samberg and his comedy rap group The Lonely Island for the digital short "Jack Sparrow," a tribute to Johnny Depp's character in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

The funny clip featured Bolton singing about his love for the Disney franchise, while he also appeared on a boat dressed head to toe in pirate gear, complete with Sparrow's signatur...
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Johnny Depp Suffered 'Monstrous' Back Injury On 'Pirates 4' Set

May 8th, 2011 1:37pm EDT
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Johnny Depp suffered for his art on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides after sustaining a "monstrous" back injury when a stunt went wrong.

The actor reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the latest installment of the hit franchise, but admits he spent three weeks of the shoot in agony as he struggled to hide his pain.

He tells the Hollywood Reporter, "I must have done something to my back during a stunt and ended up with this bad sciatic situation. It was this horrible, grinding electricity going through me.

"I kept shooting; there was no choice. I'd just limp ...
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Johnny Depp Had No Clue What Was Going On In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' 2 And 3

May 5th, 2011 9:55pm EDT
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Johnny Depp has revealed he was as confused as Captain Jack Sparrow while filming scenes for the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels - because neither he nor director Gore Verbinski had any idea what was going on.

The movie star admits scenes were shot as writers were trying to figure out where to take the plot.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "They had to invent a trilogy out of nowhere. It was plot-driven and complicated. I remember talking to Gore at certain points during production of (sequels) two or three and saying, 'I don't really know what this means.'

"He said, 'Neither do...
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Johnny Depp: 'My Eyes Don't See In 3D'

May 5th, 2011 3:58pm EDT
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Johnny Depp won't be watching his latest Pirates Of The Caribbean adventure - because he can't "see in 3D."

The movie star rarely watches his own films - and with his new high seas caper he has a good excuse for leaving the premiere early.

He explains, "I'm unable to see in 3D. My eyes don't see in 3D. I have a weird eye... It just doesn't work."

And he tells Access Hollywood, "It may come as a surprise to you, but I've never seen normally."

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides hits cinemas later this month.

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Penelope Cruz Sets Hair On Fire At Birthday Dinner

May 4th, 2011 10:16pm EDT
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Actress Penelope Cruz suffered a real birthday nightmare last week when her hair caught on fire while she was trying to blow out the candles on her cake.

The Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides star celebrated her 39th birthday over dinner with family and friends on Thursday, but nerves got the better, causing a potentially scary situation for the sexy Spanish actress.

She says, "I always get nervous celebrating the birthday. I get nervous when people sing Happy Birthday. I get nervous when I have to open the presents in front of them. I get more nervous than even the Oscars or an...
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Penelope Cruz Got Creative While Relieving Herself On 'Pirates' Set

April 15th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Penelope Cruz proved she was no diva on the set of the new "Pirates Of The Caribbean" movie - she used the ocean as a toilet.

The Spanish actress was pregnant when she filmed scenes with Johnny Depp on a remote, deserted Puerto Rico island - and she admits she relieved herself in the sea.

Cruz tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "They (producers) left Johnny and I on a deserted island with no bathrooms to do a helicopter shot.

"That, for a pregnant woman, can be a little bit of a problem. So for those few hours I had to keep going into the water every 15 minutes."

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Penelope Cruz Is A Sexy New Mom; Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

April 2nd, 2011 10:00am EDT
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Yesterday Penelope Cruz was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It's hard to believe the actress looks this great after giving birth in January (okay, it's not that tough to imagine).

She was honored by her "Pirates of Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" co-star Johnny Depp. Husband Javier Bardem was also in attendance.

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer announced at CinemaCon this week that he's already creating a script for a fifth "Pirates" film if the fourth does well at the box office.
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Ready For 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Part 5… And 6… And?

March 31st, 2011 12:19pm EDT
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Okay, so we're all in agreement that the latest trailer for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" makes it look like a rollicking good time at the movies, but what manner of pillaging and plundering is there left to do at this stage in the swashbuckling game?

A whole lot, according to super-duper producer Jerry Bruckheimer.

The Bruck broke the news (via USA Today) at CinemaCon, the big convention for theater exhibitors going on in Las Vegas, that he's already churning out a script for a fifth Pirate jaunt if the fourth be seaworthy. This is a smart move, especially after test scre...
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Unseen Footage From 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2' To Air This Weekend

March 16th, 2011 1:54pm EDT
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Footage from the final installment of the Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, is about to hit the airwaves and our friends over at NextMovie.com have all the details on when and where you can see the exclusive new clips.

In addition to the awesome Potter news, NextMovie Daily hosts Nar and McKenna have some great new movie posters to share, including the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides one-sheet, which is a bit racy for Disney; and the latest character art from the upcoming (and absolutely hilarious looking Your Highness, featuring James Fr...
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Another Disney Theme Park Ride Being Made Into a Movie - With Tom Hanks & Tim Allen

March 2nd, 2011 10:14pm EST
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Toy Story stars Tim Allen and Tom Hanks are to leave their animated toy characters behind and team up on a Jungle Cruise.

The actors, who voiced Buzz Lightyear and Woody in the Toy Story trilogy, have signed on to star in the latest movie adaptation of a Disney theme park ride.

Allen will play a tour guide and Hanks a tourist in the comedy adventure movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jungle Cruise isn't the only theme park ride set to become a movie franchise - Disney bosses have also green-lighted films inspired by attractions Haunted Mansion and Magic Kingdom, while the fourth...
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Must-See Movies In 2011 - What To Watch And Why

January 18th, 2011 3:23pm EST
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2011 is going to be a big year for movies, and if you’re anything like me, you tend to forget what’s coming out and wind up missing everything. So I took the liberty of compiling a list of movies that, in my opinion, are must-sees for 2011. In chronological order of release dates, we’ll start with...

The Green Hornet (Now playing)
The only superhero movie on this list, and it’s only on this list because it looks funny (like “Ironman”) instead of trying to be a cross between “Batman Begins” and “Watchman’ (I’m looking at you, “Thor”...). If you don’t know anything about “The Green Hornet...
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Johnny Depp Thinks He's Ugly

January 13th, 2011 11:00am EST
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Johnny Depp recently talked about taking partner Vanessa Paradis on double dates with his "The Tourist" co-star Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

He explained, "Angie is a stunner, so is Vanessa. And Brad, of course. When we all sat together, I was the only ugly one. I'm not the spick-and-span kind of guy. To be honest, I don't like cutting my hair or trimming my beard."

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star was stunned to discover Jolie's penchant for curse words while they filmed their movie together and admits her swearing reminded him of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor.

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Johnny Depp Promises Less Confusion In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 4'

January 6th, 2011 2:05pm EST
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Johnny Depp has vowed to bring a "freshness" to the next installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, after admitting the last two movies were confusing.

The actor is reprising his famous role of swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which Depp insists features a less convoluted plot than its predecessors.

He tells Britain's Empire magazine, "The things with Pirates 4, I felt like we owed it to people... You know? Pirates 2 and 3 became quite... sub-plotty (sic). The mathematics of it.

"All these people went to see them t...
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Johnny Depp Says Angelina Jolie Has A Potty Mouth

January 6th, 2011 11:00am EST
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Elizabeth Taylor and Angelina Jolie have more in common than their leading lady looks - they can both "cuss like sailors," according to Johnny Depp.

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star was stunned to discover Jolie's penchant for curse words while they filmed their movie "The Tourist" and admits her swearing reminded him of screen legend Taylor.

He tells Vanity Fair magazine, "I've had the honor and pleasure and gift of having known Elizabeth Taylor for a number of years.

"You know, you sit down with her, she sits there and cusses like a sailor and she's hilarious. Angie's got the same k...
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Captain Jack Is Back In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' (Watch Trailer!)

December 14th, 2010 10:04pm EST
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Fans were the first to get an exclusive look at the brand-new trailer for Walt Disney Pictures "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" in 3D Monday night at the AMC Downtown Disney Theatre 12 in Anaheim, California, as part of an exclusive “Pirates Fans First!” event.

“Fans First!” winners were also the first to experience the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction that started it all.

In addition to being the first to see the new trailer for “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” and ride on the Pirates of the Caribbean theme park attraction, the lucky fans were also treated t...
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Johnny Depp Refuses To Carry A Cell Phone

December 8th, 2010 11:51pm EST
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Johnny Depp's friends, family and business associates have to keep in contact with the Hollywood actor by email because he doesn't own a cell phone.

The Tourist star refuses to carry a portable telephone and instead relies on the internet for all of his communications.

Depp is adamant online messaging is safer and more interesting than using a mobile phone, and he feels liberated by remaining out of touch.

He tells Access Hollywood, "We have internet and stuff like that because I think that's the safest form, well, most interesting form of communication. I just don't like phones, I just ...
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Jon Favreau To Make Movie Based On Disney World's Magic Kingdom

November 13th, 2010 7:00pm EST
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Director Jon Favreau has signed up to bring Disney's latest theme park attraction to the big screen - he's working on a movie based on The Magic Kingdom.

Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride spawned a hugely popular film franchise starring Johnny Depp, while "The Haunted Mansion" amusement was turned into a 2003 movie with Eddie Murphy.

Bosses at the company now hope to achieve similar success with a picture based on The Magic Kingdom, which is part of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

"Iron Man" moviemaker Favreau has stepped up to take charge of the family film, directing an...
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Jonah Hill Hopes Johnny Depp Will Make A Cameo In His '21 Jump Street' Remake

November 3rd, 2010 8:40am EDT
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Movie funnyman Jonah Hill is hoping to share the big screen with Johnny Depp when the "Pirates Of The Caribbean" star's former TV show "21 Jump Street" is adapted for the cinema.

Hill reveals he has written a part for Depp in the film - and he's reaching out to the superstar to persuade him to spend a day on set with him.

He says, "We wrote a cameo for him so we hope he does it."

Depp played Officer Tom Hanson in 76 episodes of the TV series between 1987 and 1990.

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More 'Pirates' For Keith Richards

October 18th, 2010 1:38pm EDT
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Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards is returning to the big screen by reprising his role opposite Johnny Depp in the next Pirates Of The Caribbean movie.

Depp has long credited the guitarist with inspiring his popular character Captain Jack Sparrow in the swashbuckling franchise, and Richards joined the cast to play the actor's on-screen father in the third installment of the movie series, At World's End, in 2007.

The musician will now return as Captain Teague in the forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which is currently filming in London, according to Reuters.

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Johnny Depp Fans 'Rugby Tackled' On 'Pirates' Set

October 14th, 2010 9:48am EDT
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Two men dressed as pirates have been apprehended by Johnny Depp's security guards after they attempted to sneak into the actor's movie trailer.

The Hollywood star is currently in London filming scenes for his new swashbuckling blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Two fans attempted to get close to Depp on set by donning costumes but bodyguards spotted the men and wrestled them to the ground before they reached the actor, reports Britain's The Sun.

A source tells the publication, "The pair were rugby tackled by Johnny's personal bodyguards outside his trailer. There...
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Johnny Depp Surprises School Children As Capt. Jack

October 7th, 2010 10:30pm EDT
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Johnny Depp thrilled children at a London school on Wednesday - by making an unannounced visit, dressed as his "Pirates of the Caribbean" character.

The star is currently in the U.K. capital filming the latest adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow in the next instalment of the franchise, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," and he took time out from his busy schedule to visit Meridian Primary School in Greenwich after receiving a letter from pupil Beatrice Delap asking for help staging a "mutiny" against the teachers.

The note to Depp read, "Captain Jack Sparrow, At Meridian Primar...
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Josh Brolin Really, Really Likes Johnny Depp, Says 'Thank God He Exists'

September 28th, 2010 8:20am EDT
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Movie star Josh Brolin feels blessed to be friends with Johnny Depp because the "Pirates Of The Caribbean" star is the best actor alive.

The star and Depp almost fell out when both were up for a lead role on TV show "21 Jump Street" in the mid 1980s - a part Depp eventually landed.

But the two actors have remained friends and Brolin could not be happier for his pal's success.

He tells Playboy magazine, "I have more respect for that guy than for most people out there because he...has done it his own way. He's found whatever his niche is, and it's a big one. What a f**king talent, man. Eve...
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Johnny Depp & Keith Richards Hang Out In London (Pics)

September 17th, 2010 8:30am EDT
Johnny Depp and Keith Richards
We spotted Johnny Depp and Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards leaving a London Restaurant together on Wednesday. Depp appeared to have a few scrapes and cuts on his face and knuckles. Did he get into a fight?

No, of course not - he's actually still wearing some of his makeup from filming "Pirates of the Caribbean 4" earlier in the day.

Pictures of Depp sparked reports that he'd been either injured doing stunts or in a fight, but his publicist Robin Baum told World Entertainment News Network, "He was in make-up from filming 'Pirates 4.'"

In related news, the new trailer for Depp and ...
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