Words are, 'Pirates 5' and 'Pirates 6' will be filmed back to back as one giant film, but it has not been known who will be working behind these next sequels.
A trailer for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" is promised to be released this December 13, but a look at some footage from the film has been obtained in a form of behind-the-scene video from Entertainment Tonight. It shows Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow in action, standing on a carriage and jumping to another one. Penelope Cruz's Angelica is also seen in the making of another scene.
While this fourth "Pirates of the Caribbean" film is not going to be released until May 20, 2011, Walt Disney Pictures has reportedly planned to make two more sequels. According to HitFix, the studio "has begun quietly telling cast and crew to set aside a major block of time in the very near future so they can shoot 'Pirates 5' and 'Pirates 6'."
The site further claims Disney will shoot them back to back as one giant film and release them as two films. However, there is no word on the crew including who will direct and write it, but it is very likely that Johnny Depp will return since his character is the key role in the franchise.
"Nine" helmer Rob Marshall serves behind the lens for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" which is still produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Ian McShane is cast as Jack Sparrow's new nemesis Blackbeard, joined by the likes of Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham and Astrid Berges-Frisbey as new cast members.
The upcoming action comedy film will follow Sparrow who crosses paths with a woman from his past, but he's not sure if it's love - or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Still, the two along with Sparrow's nemesis Blackbeard aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge on a journey to find the fabled Fountain of Youth together.
'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' behind-the-scene video: