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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Summary
-Lord Cutler Beckett wants control of the sea. In order to do that, he must obtain Davy Jones' heart. But, it's up to Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Capt. Barbossa to rescue Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones' locker to stop Beckett. After he's rescued, they must convene with the Pirates Court to wage war with the British. The Pirate Lords want to release Calypso, Davy Jones's lover who caused him to rip his heart from his chest, from the trap they put her in, in the hopes she will help them fight back




Cast
-Johnny Depp: Jack Sparrow
-Geoffrey Rush: Capt. Hector Barbossa
-Orlando Bloom: Will Turner
-Keira Knightley: Elizabeth Swann
-Jack Davenport: Norrington
-Bill Nighy: Davy Jones
-Jonathan Pryce: Governor Weatherby Swann
-Lee Arenberg: Pintel
-Mackenzie Crook: Ragetti
-Kevin R. McNally: Gibbs
-David Bailie: Cotton
-Stellan Skarsgard: "Bootstrap" Bill Turner
-Tom Hollander: Cutler Beckett
-Naomie Harris: Tia Dalma
-Martin Klebba: Marty
-Keith Richards: Capt. Teague
-Hakeen Kae-Kazim: Captain Jocard
-Ghassan Massoud: Capt. Ammand
-Dominic Scott-Kay: Young Will Turner
-Reggie Lee: Tai Huang
-Marshall Manesh: Sumbhajee
-Takayo Fischer: Mistress Ching
-Marcel Lures: Capitaine Chevalle
-Sergio Calderon: Captain Vallenueva

Did You Know?
-Keith Richards, who was the primary source of inspiration for Jack Sparrow, was asked to play the role of Capt. Teague. Jack's father. He was also drunk when he showed up




-Jack Sparrow does not appear until 32 minutes in to the movie
-The flags hoisted by the pirates are based on actual flags hoisted by real pirates. The red flag with a winged chalice, arm and knife, crossbones is for Christopher Moody, the arm with the cutlass is for Thomas Tew, a man clubbing skull and crossbones is for De Vranck, a man dancing with a skeleton holding a spear is for Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts, a red skeleton is for Edward Low. And the flag raised by the Black Pearl, the skull and crossed cutlasses is for John "Calico Jack" Rackam
-During filming, Johnny Depp practiced his singing for the next role he would take on, as the murderous London barber Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
-For the World's End waterfall scene, they filmed at Niagara Falls
-First movie in the series to portray the common pirate stereotype: eye patch
-In several scenes, Capt. Barbossa can be seen wearing an Eagle Scout ring. This ring shows that someone in the Boy Scouts has reached the highest rank known as Eagle
-When the pirates bring out the Pirate Code, they say the rules were set down by Morgan and Bartholomew. This is a reference to Henry Morgan and Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts

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