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Johnny Depp and His 'Special' Love for Pirates of the Caribbean

Depp Goes to New Depths as Jack Sparrow

Who has not heard of the iconic actor, Johnny Depp? This Hollywood A-lister is one of the highest paid actors per movie, and is one of the most coveted names to be on a celebrity short list, for the leading role in a movie.

Brief History and Most Recent Awards

In 2003, Johnny Depp won the Empire Award for Best Actor, as well as the Irish Film Award for Best International Actor and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

In 2009, Johnny Depp won the award for the Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine. This wasn't the first time that he achieved such a feat. Johnny Depp also won this award in 2003, which has only been accomplished by two other celebrities - Brad Pitt and George Clooney.

Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp is most recently known for his famous role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise, to which the world knows him for his swashbuckling charm, willing to risk life and limb in search of hidden treasure, or the chance to re-claim his place as captain of The Black Pearl. Jack Sparrow's quick wit and charismatic charm allows him to slip effortlessly from perilous danger to seamlessly escape countless life-threatening situations. This role as Captain Jack Sparrow has only cemented Johnny Depp's fame as a household name throughout the world.

Johnny Depp's predicted success of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, is anticipated to pull in enough dough to warrant yet another Pirates of the Caribbean film with none other than Captain Jack Sparrow at the helm. The script has apparently already been delivered to Disney, but Johnny Depp has told The Hollywood Reporter to "...hold off for a bit" before shooting another Pirates movie because, "They should be special, just like they are special to me." But, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny Depp is not opposed to reprising the role as Jack Sparrow - he just doesn't desire to work the grueling schedule set forth back when he filmed both Pirates 2 & Pirates 3 back-to-back. More details on this story can be read here.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is to be released in movie theaters on Friday, May 20, 2011.

Sources:
2009 Sexiest Man Alive: Johnny Depp. People Magazine.
Kotowski, Meghan. Johnny Depp: Hold Off on 'Pirates 5,' Please. The Marquee Blog (CNN).
Belloni, Matthew. 'Pirates 5' Script Delivered to Disney.... The Hollywood Reporter.
Johnny Depp entry. Wikipedia.

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