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First Look: More New Official 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4' Photos

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December 9, 2010
Source: USA Today

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

With the highly anticipated first teaser trailer arriving Monday evening, I knew Disney would start teasing some first looks at Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Yea, don't forget we have this sequel to watch out for next summer as well. Damn these come so quick! Our good friend Anthony Breznican over on USA Today debuted the new photos, including a first look at Penélope Cruz. "What's most interesting about Pirates 4 is you don't have to connect the dots for these subplots and sub-characters," Depp told the paper. "It felt like a fresh, clean slate." This definitely seems like it might be a very strong return to form.

There are two fantastic articles about On Stranger Tides to go along with these - read them here and here.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photo

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photo

Update: We just added four more shots below that debuted this morning on Yahoo. Check them out, too!

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photos

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photos

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photos

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Photos

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides stars Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow again as well as Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane as Blackbeard, Geoffrey Rush and Astrid Berges-Frisbey as a mermaid. "These mermaids are ferocious," Bruckheimer explains. "On the surface they're beautiful, but once you get them underwater, they turn pretty scary." The story was based on Tim Powers' book, which focuses heavily on the "Fountain of Youth" that was hinted at the end of At World's End. Chicago & Nine director Rob Marshall is helming this fourth Pirates of the Caribbean film and has been directing at various locations the last few months. This is supposedly being shot in 3D. Disney has On Stranger Tides set to open on May 20th, 2011 next summer.

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Reader Feedback - 25 Comments

1

Oooooh, Penélope.....

Voice of Reason on Dec 9, 2010

2

I'm starting to warm to the idea of this. Still not sure about Rob Marshall as director - would have preferred someone like Jon Turteltaub. I'll wait till the trailer is released to see if I'd pay to see this on the big screen.

Bash on Dec 9, 2010

3

That lady looks like Keira Knightley as a brunette! Fun!

Valerie Atherton on Dec 9, 2010

4

nothing about this interested me in the least until i saw Ian McShane as Blackbeard! now i can't wait to see this !

Astroboy3000 on Dec 9, 2010

5

Here's hoping that this one is a return to form for the series. By the third one it managed to get tired and ridiculous...even for a series based on an amusement park ride. Alex, is there a way to turn off the keyword links in these articles? Just wondered if it was only on macs or if its a pc thing too.

Piper on Dec 9, 2010

6

Jon Turtletaub - you must be joing... Yeah, looks like Kiera!

ryderup on Dec 9, 2010

7

I'm psyched for this. I loved the first one, thought the second one was pretty good. The third one was just waaayy too long and full of pointless subplots that went nowhere. I'm glad they dropped Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly. Can't wait.

Floombaffa on Dec 9, 2010

8

Man, I'm just so bored with these movies. I'm sick of pirates. But Rob Marshall does have a cool style, which might tweak it a bit. Maybe if they finally did a hard-R pirate movie, then I'd be interested. (inb4 porno)

Cracky on Dec 9, 2010

9

omg yeah it does look like Keira Knightley but too bad it aint 🙁

A5J4DX on Dec 9, 2010

10

A hotter version of Keira Knightley....and hopefully less annoying, NICE! Let's hope she can also act better. Looking forward to the Trailer.

Sota-POP on Dec 9, 2010

11

The only reason Im still seeing this is to see ole swearengen as blackbeard..god thats gonna be awesome.

Cody w on Dec 9, 2010

12

perhaps I'll check it out.

Xerxex on Dec 9, 2010

13

As long as they don't make the tone too silly, yet not as dark as the sequels, this has a chance. I want an iconic moment too.

Al on Dec 9, 2010

14

while any film is improved by not having Keira Knightley in it (on her Pirates... performances, at least), i was dead set against there being yet another '4th in the Trilogy' film to follow all of the others recently. this series did not, and really still does not, need another sequel. and yet, i find myself actually beginning to look forward to this. i put almost all of that down to Depp. yeah, i might actually go - provided that, unlike when Toy Story 3 opened this year, there is *actually* a cinema showing it in 2D near me - which there wasn't.

lumière on Dec 9, 2010

15

@ 5 Piper, yes we PC users get those keyword links (at least I do). All those (keyword links) started when Bing launched... and I hate it. Not NEARLY as much as MSNs "search links", where they mention and article/news item and the link takes you to a search index instead of actual news/information. Is it me or is they guy in black facing Depp (and Cruz) in the 2nd of the 4 pics Jared Leto? Might be the eye shadow, but the height and lack of wrinkles says it's not Ian McShane. Sure I could look it up, but where's the fun in that?

Akirakorn on Dec 9, 2010

16

wait are some comparing Cruz and Knightley? wow.

Xerxex on Dec 9, 2010

17

Akirakorn, That definitely is Ian McShane. I think the lack of visible wrinkles is due more to the quality of the picture, or lack thereof (no offense FS), than the age of the actor.

JL on Dec 9, 2010

18

Also, if it had been Leto, they likely would have mentioned his name somewhere in the article.

JL on Dec 9, 2010

19

Penélope Cruz looks like a Revlon model lost in a pirate movie. She looks weird and talks funny.

parlay on Dec 10, 2010

20

Can't wait. Two thumbs up for Swerengen alone. It looks like Jack's up to some urban pirating this time around. @ parlay, Yeah she does look weird. I think it's her nose. Otherwise she's pretty damn hot. Hotter than Kiera steel-trap-jaw Knightly. I think as a pirate she should have much less makeup, though. But I guess she can't be wearing less eye makeup than the guys.

JL on Dec 10, 2010

21

JL how about we stop comparing Knightely and Cruz? the two are beautiful in their own way. and Parlay she talks funny because she is Spanish!

Xerxex on Dec 10, 2010

22

i agree!! god im so tired of people telling me i "talk funny" so alittle respect people!!

Said on Jan 18, 2011

23

Make-up and costumes look way overdone

JD on Dec 10, 2010

24

Looks like all they did was rehashed the recent Sherlock Holmes set up. Here's what I mean Blackbeard (McShane) is Professor Moriaty (Jared Harris) Cruz's character is Irene Adler (Rachael McAdams) Jack Sparrow (Depp) is Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr) Barbossa (Rush) is Mycroft (Stephen Fry) Will Turner (Bloom)was sort of Watson (Jude Law) Elizabeth Swan (Knightly) was Mary, Watson's fiance (Kelly Rielly) Davy Jones (Nighy) was Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong) Apart from that, an original idea for the 4th Pirates movie.

Jeeze on Dec 11, 2010

25

Okay, Xerxex, message received. Kiera Knightly is beautiful in her own way (Apart from her prominent jaw), and we're only comparing them because it looks like Cruz has replaced her as the female lead in the franchise, and because she looks very Knightly-esque in that second shot featured in the headline.

JL on Dec 13, 2010

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