Disney Releases Updated Synopsis for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES

     December 22, 2010

Disney has sent out an updated synopsis for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.  In case you’re new to the film, On Stranger Tides stars Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin R. McNally, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, and Sam Claffin.  Briefly, the film will focus on Captain Jack Sparrow’s search for the Fountain of Youth and will hit 3D theaters on May 20th, 2011.

To check out the updated synopsis, hit the jump.  In case you missed them, you can click here to check out some recent images of a cool Pirates theater standee and here to check out a new trailer for the film.  You can also find our write-up of the trailer’s Disneyland premiere here.

Here’s the updated synopsis:

Genre:                                      Comedy-Adventure
Rating:                                      TBD
U.S. Release Date:                    May 20, 2011

Cast:                                        Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Kevin R. McNally,
Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Sam Claflin and Geoffrey Rush
Director:                                   Rob Marshall
Producer:                                  Jerry Bruckheimer
Executive Producers:                Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, Barry Waldman, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio,
John DeLuca
Screenplay by:                          Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio
Suggested by the novel by:       Tim Powers

Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Rob Marshall, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” captures the fun, adventure and humor that ignited the hit franchise—this time in Disney Digital 3D™. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in an action-packed adventure. Crossing paths with the enigmatic Angelica (Penelope Cruz), he’s not sure if it’s love—or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the “Queen Anne’s Revenge,” the ship of the legendary pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn’t know whom to fear more: Blackbeard or Angelica, with whom he shares a mysterious past. The international cast includes franchise vets Geoffrey Rush as the vengeful Captain Hector Barbossa and Kevin R. McNally as Captain Jack’s longtime comrade Joshamee Gibbs, plus Sam Claflin as a stalwart missionary and Astrid Berges-Frisbey as a mysterious mermaid.


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