Johnny Depp, star of the franchise "Pirates of the Caribbean" will have a record salary for his role in new film series. Pirate character Jack Sparrow will bring to actor one of the greatest salary in cinema history fees. For appearance in the fifth film Pirates of the Caribbean, Depp will earn 94.2 million dollars.
"Johnny is very careful with his roles and does not want to sign too many films. Do not want to ruin his career because of excessive exposure, as happened to John Travolta and Nic Cage. This huge fee he will receive the new film series "Pirates of the Caribbean" will allow to choose carefully the following roles based on scenarios of beauty, not salary package, "said a source quoted by tabloid The Sun.
The actor broke this year Vanessa Paradis, his partner for 14 years living with whom he has two children, a teenage daughter, Lily Rose - and a son, Christopher, nicknamed Jack. Although the acts were not married, Johnny and Vanessa have decided that the actor will pay a substantial alimony for raising two children.
Even so, the new salary he will get Depp will make his fortune so not too affected, he remains among the highest paid actors in the world. Producers of franchise "Pirates of the Caribbean" not become poor if they pay Depp so much, for the first four films in the series had a total revenue of 3.72 billion dollars in the world.
After the "Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides" grossed over one billion dollars and has entered into among the most profitable films in history, it is no wonder that Johnny Depp will play the lead role in the fifth franchise.
Orlando Bloom announced while promoting the latest film The Three Musketeers that he wants to return to his role as Will Turner with Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean 5.
The actor starred opposite Keira Knightley in the first 3 parts of the film franchise but he was missing on the fourth movie Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides who was the most profitable of the series - which exceed a billion dollars.
"I was very sad that I wasn't in the fourth part and that I didn't worked with the team. I'm glad that movie was successful and if producers want me, I would come in the fifth movie" the actor told to The Daily Star.
Scenario of the five parts of the franchise "Pirates of the Caribbean" was completed in June by Terry Rossio and the film could reach the big screen in 2013. For now, Pirates of The Caribbean 5 does not have a director. At the helm might even install Rob Marshall, the director of the Pirates of the Caribbean 4, filmmaker wanted, it seems, even by Disney.