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Shanghai hosts world premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean"

Editor: zhenglimin 丨Xinhua

05-12-2017 19:22 BJT

SHANGHAI, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" had its world premiere in Shanghai, at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday.

With Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer attending the gala event, over 1,000 people enjoyed the movie at the resort, according to the Walt Disney Company (China) Ltd.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" had its world premiere in Shanghai, at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" had its world premiere in Shanghai, at Shanghai Disney Resort on Thursday.

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow. Captain Salazar, played by Oscar winner Javier Bardem, escapes from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea, notably Jack. Jack's only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon.

The worldwide box office of the previous four series of "Pirates of the Caribbean" has surpassed 3.7 billion U.S. dollars since its debut in 2003.

Shanghai Disneyland has the first pirate-themed land in a Disney Resort anywhere in the world, according to the company.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" will be released in the Chinese mainland on May 26.

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