New ‘Pirates’ teaser debuts with no sign of Johnny Depp
The first teaser trailer for Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales dropped on Sunday, and if you think the franchise has lost any steam, this video might change your mind.
Focused on the ghastly figure of a rotting Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), the short spot is truly terrifying, and just in time for Halloween fans to remember how good the Pirates films can be. Usually, the Pirates films focus on fun, with the dark bits only woven in at choice moments, but this time it seems the producers are leaning into the current boom in horror genre television and film (Walking Dead, etc.). Read more…