On November 19th, Brenton attended the 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards which was held in Sydney, Australia. Check out photos from the event below!
Brenton Thwaites has nabbed a key role in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Disney’s latest Jack Sparrow adventure.
Johnny Depp is back as Jack Sparrow, as is Geoffrey Rush, playing Barbosa, in the big tentpole that will shoot for five months next year in Australia.
Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are directing.
Thwaites, who is in final negotiations, will play anOrlando Bloom/Will Turner equivalent in the new movie. The character’s name is Henry, and he’s a British soldier.
Javier Bardem is in final negotiations to be the movie’s villain, a ghost captain who blames Sparrow for the death of his brother and is searching for a supernatural object to aid him in revenge.
Pirates 5 is a nice way to cap off a busy year for Thwaites. The actor played the prince role in Disney’s Maleficent and he also starred in indie sci-fi movie The Signal and the high-profile YA adaptation of The Giver. He also wrapped Summit’s Gods of Egypt, Alex Proyas’ upcoming mythological adventure that also stars Gerard Butler.
Last night, Brenton attended the Nintendo Super Smash Bros Celebrity Fight Club. 2 pictures have been added to the gallery and can be viewed below!
I’ve added a new portrait from when Brenton attended the 3rd Annual Australians in Film Awards Benefit Gala. Check it out below!
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is gearing up for a February shoot in Queensland, Australia, which means the official cast is starting to heat up. Disney is reportedly targeting a number of young actors for the role of Henry.
No character details have been revealed in regards to Henry. Being tested for the role are Taron Egerton, who is already receiving advanced praise for his role as a young hit man in the upcoming comic book adaptation Kingsman: The Secret Service. George MacKay, a relatively unknown actor last seen in the gay activist drama Pride. Brenton Thwaites, who gained quite a bit of attention for his lead role in this summer’s The Giver and his co-starring role in Disney’s Maleficent. Mitchell Hope, who had a small role in The Descendants. Ansel Elgort, who has garnered a lot of attention and praise for his roles opposite Shailene Woodley in both The Fault in Our Stars and Divergent. And Sam Keeley, who has already earned his sea legs as part of Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea cast.
At this time, there is no odds on favorite mentioned, though Ansel Elgort and Brenton Thwaites are the best known of the bunch. The question is, are either of them right for Henry?
Johnny Depp is set to reprise his iconic role as Captain Jack Sparrow in this latest franchise adventure. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is being directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, the pair behind the Oscar-winning adventure movie Kon-Tiki. Jerry Bruckheimer will produce.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales comes to theaters July 7th, 2017 and stars Johnny Depp. The film is directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg.