Zac Efron to replace Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean

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After five films, Disney wants to refresh the franchise Pirates of the Caribbean. And a few of the faces that will bring new air to the saga, could be Zac Efron.

Given that the which was once one of its most successful series, is generating less and less interest. Disney plans to launch a prequel of the series. This prequel will show the origins of the pirate Jack Sparrowalthough without the actor who gave him life, Johnny Depp.

In its place would come the star Zac Efron, who became known in the films High School Musical, of Disney. So according to the site We Got This Covered.

This prequel would not be a movie, but a series on the platform of streaming Disney+ that would act as an antecedent to the first film The Pirates of the Caribbean.

According to the above mentioned website, Sean Bailey, producer of the historical series, stated that. “We want to bring a new energy and vitality, “he said. “I love movies [de Piratas]but part of the reason that Paul and Rhett are so interesting is that we want to to give you a kick in the pants. And that’s what I have entrusted to you“.

However, it is also understood that Disney new faces in the franchise, given the allegations of Amber Heard violence against Johnny Depp. Built for the wear and tear that many viewers that you can feel it after five movies, focused on Jack Sparrow.