With the successful series making over £2.3 billion on the silver screen and with the upcoming fifth one, 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' franchise has become the eleventh highest-grossing film series of all-time. Now that's a significant achievement, isn't it? There are some fascinating facts down here about Pirates Of The Caribbean that most of us don't know, trust me these are a real treasure.
Let's check them out.
..Pirates Of The Caribbean.
..500 crew members, to protect them from cold during On Stranger Tides shooting.
..he thought that pirates are the rockstar version of the 18th century.
Chocolate powder was used on Bloom's face to give the dirt effect.
..rest were created by the special effects team.
He rejected the role because Robert thought the film would make no profit at the box office.
Keira felt very under-qualified for the role of Elizabeth Swann, so she started packing her stuff a little as she was sure that she would get fired very soon.
All the three lead role characters are related to birds.
..to get noticed by the people. He thought people won't see him much when Keira Knightley will be there next to him. So to get noticed, he thought he must stand in the same way as the character is standing in the book- from left to right as viewers watched films in the same way they read books. That's how he came up with the left to right idea.
..was improvised by Johnny Depp.
..you can see scab on Jack chin, which grows bigger and bigger in every scene. Well, this was a prank which was planned by him and his makeup crew.
In the scene where the monkey was shivering, well that effect was given by the special effects team. They made a small wooden barrel with a vibrating plate on top of which the animal trainer was teaching her to sit on it with her arm crossed.
The scene was purposefully cut out of Orlando Bloom's script so that the cameras could capture a genuine, shocked reaction from Bloom.
He triedand covered his tattoos during most of the Pirates of Caribbean movies, but it was caught by most of the audience in The Curse Of The Black Pearl, he raised his arm in the sword fighting scene.
.. who wrote Alladin. Not a single production was ready to pick this movie until Disney decided to make a film based on their own Disneyland ride.
..movie shoot as to get protected from the sun. His contact lens was specially designed for him, the lenses acted as sunglasses and shielded his eyes.
.. the last canon shot billows into a Mickey Mouse-shaped cloud as a tribute to Disney.