Johnny Depp Was Not The First Choice For Pirates Of The Caribbean, Thanks To This Actor For Rejecting It!

Johnny Depp was not the first choice for Captain Jack Sparrow (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Johnny Depp’s role as Captain Jack Sparrow has become an iconic character, and that’s why it hurt his fans the most when he said he wouldn’t be returning for Pirates of the Caribbean 6. But can you imagine if the Jedi never played the role. And someone else took it in front of him? Scroll down to find out who that ‘someone’ was.

At present, a lot is going on about the actor and his role. then lost the deal Disney He was fired over allegations of abuse made by Amber Heard. The former couple was in a heated defamation lawsuit, and it ended with Depp winning. While fans want him back, he is adamant not to reprise the role.

But there was a time when many actors were considered for Captain Jack Sparrow before Johnny Depp. This includes Jim Carrey, who auditioned for the character Pirates of the Caribbean after being offered. However, it is said that The Masked actor turned down the role due to conflicting schedules with his 2003 film Bruce Almighty.

Can you imagine Jim Carrey as Captain Jack Sparrow? He definitely brings a comic ring to it, but Johnny Depp serves it well. Now no one else can connect with this character except him. In addition to Carey, it is said that several other celebrities were offered the role of Pirates of the Caribbean, such as Hugh JackmanMatthew McConaughey, Robert De Niro, Michael Keaton and Christopher Walken.

Meanwhile, since the defamation case against Amber Heard, Jedi fans have been through several petitions demanding the actor’s return to the franchise. Recently, when Disneyland Castle in Paris introduced Sparrow during the POTC show, fans were in a tizzy.

Many fans demanded an apology from Disney for casting Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, while others speculated whether it was a return.

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