Jack Sparrow

Knowledge Identifier: $Jack_Sparrow


Jack Sparrow

Fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series add

Category: Movies & TV (150)

Launched in 2000.

Countries: United States (53%), (29%), (18%)

Main connections: Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean (film series), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Linked to: East India Company, Royal Navy, Buena Vista, Walt Disney Pictures




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Emanuel Levy feels the character is the only iconic film character of the 2000s decade, while Todd Gilchrist feels Sparrow is the only element of the films that will remain timeless add something


Johnny Depp was looking to do a family film in 2001, and was visiting the Walt Disney Studios when he heard there were plans to adapt the "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride into a film add something


Johnny Depp - The 2003 Walt Disney Pictures film $Pirates_of_the_Caribbean:_The_Curse_of_the_Black_Pearl was a major success, in which Depp's performance as the suave but shambling pirate Captain Jack Sparrow was highly praised.


A survey of more than 3,000 people showed Jack Sparrow was the most popular Halloween costume of 2006, and a 2007 poll held by the Internet Movie Database showed Sparrow to be the second most popular live action hero, after Indiana Jones add something


Outside films, Jack Sparrow appeared as a companion character in the 2006 video game "Kingdom Hearts II", where he was voiced by James Arnold Taylor in the English version and Hiroaki Hirata in the Japanese version add something


The series "Pirates of the Caribbean" was inspired by a Disney theme park ride, and when the ride was revamped in 2006, the character of Jack Sparrow was added to it add something


"Empire" declared Johnny Depp's performance to be the seventy-fourth "thing that rocked our world" in 2006 when celebrating 200 issues and later named him as the eighth greatest movie character of all time add something


The first book, "The Coming Storm", was published on June 1, 2006 add something


In a 2007 Pearl & Dean poll, Jack Sparrow was listed as Depp's most popular performance add something


Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - Depp signed on to return as Captain Jack Sparrow in September 2008, saying that he would come back if the script was good


Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - On September 24, 2008, during a Disney event at the Kodak Theater, Cook and Johnny Depp, in full Captain Jack Sparrow costume, announced that a fourth "Pirates" film was in development


In 2011, comedy group the Lonely Island, in collaboration with ballad singer Michael Bolton, released a song named for Jack add something


Prince (Prince of Persia) - In 2012, GamesRadar ranked the character in his various incarnations as the 27th "most memorable, influential, and badass" protagonist in games, commenting: "The original and best modern prince came in the form of the "Sands of Time"s foppish, arrogant storyteller, a charmingly conceited chap who proved that showboating heroism and borderline camp need not be mutually exclusive long before Jack Sparrow did


Pirates of the Caribbean (film series) - On September 11, 2013, Bleeding Cool revealed plot details for the film which includes a new female lead and troublemaker for Captain Jack Sparrow who is suspected of witchcraft, but is actually a scientist; two new romantic leads from farming families; a ghost in a lead role, a former member of the British military who is now sided with Captain Barbossa on a revenge mission, which gives the film its title


In 2015, a new poll of the 100 greatest film characters of all time placed him as the fourteenth greatest add something


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales - The first teaser trailer was released on October 2, 2016, during "Fear the Walking Dead" and showcased Captain Salazar hunting for Jack Sparrow who doesn't appear in the trailer except only his image on a wanted poster


Sparrow will return in the fifth film, portrayed once again by Johnny Depp, coming May 26, 2017 add something


Pirates of the Caribbean (film series) - In December 2018, Walt Disney Studios President of Production Sean Bailey confirmed that the character of Jack Sparrow will not be present, explaining, "We want to bring in a new energy and vitality