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Is Pirates of the Caribbean 6 With Jenna Ortega Real or Fake? New movie speculation explained

by Stewart Cole

Jenna Ortega was rumored to star Pirates of the Caribbean 6 for Disney, leaving many fans to speculate whether the film is real or fake.

Jenna Ortega Pirates of the Caribbean 6 Speculation

A new trailer was posted on KH Studio The YouTube channel has fueled speculation that Jenna Ortega and Johnny Depp are starring Pirates of the Caribbean 6with the film gearing up for a possible release soon.

The trailer teased Ortega as the daughter of Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow as they team up for a new adventure and treasure hunt together.

The trailer also features Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann and Orlando Bloom as Will Turner, while the video even teases another meeting with Bill Nye's Davy Jones.

This is far from the first time Pirates of the Caribbean 6 has been the subject of speculation since a poster made the rounds on social media in December 2023, teasing a new film starring Depp's Captain Jack.

Unfortunately, this trailer is fake, as it features bits and pieces from most of his other five films Pirates of the Caribbean privilege.

Of particular note is the fact that Ortega's face is faked over Penelope Cruz's body implying that Ortega is playing Cruz's daughter Angelica. An example can be seen in the image below, which is taken from one of the last scenes of 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and adds new dialogue:

Pirates of the Caribbean 6 motor home

Disney is currently working on a real life version of it Pirates of the Caribbean 6as producer Jerry Bruckheimer said Entertainment tonight at the 2023 Academy Awards that he thinks will happen “You have a great script:”

“We're all working on it, we'll see how it goes. We're very excited, I think we're going to have a great script and I think we're getting close.”

This comes on top of other rumors teasing a new approach Pirates of the Caribbean starring Harley Quinn and Barbie actress Margot Robbie.

However, Robbie told fans in an interview with Vanity Fair (via Variety) in November 2022, that this film was dead and that it was unclear whether Disney wanted to move forward with it:

“We had an idea and we were developing it for a while, many years ago, to have more of a female lead – not completely female, but just a different story – that we thought would be really cool. But I guess they don't want to do that.”

Variety it was previously reported in October 2019 that The last of us creator/writer Craig Mazin was working on one Pirates reboot, although no major updates have come to light since then.

Mazin shared with the Los Angeles Times in August 2023 that Disney bought the script for the new film, but plans to work with original franchise writer Ted Elliott, who is credited as a writer on the first three Pirates excursions:

“We pitched it and thought there's no way they're going to buy it, it's too weird. And they did! And then he wrote a fantastic script and the strike happened and everyone's waiting around.”

Will Pirates of the Caribbean 6 happen with Jenna Ortega?

For now, it seems that Pirates of the Caribbean 6 is a big opportunity for Disney, especially since Johnny Depp won't return to the franchise without apologizing for the way he was treated during his public defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.

Moreover, even after Ortega's departure Scream 7 (per Deadline) due to her filming schedule for Wednesday Season 2, the young star still has a lot of work ahead of her.

More immediate is her upcoming performance in 2024 Beetlejuice 2in which he will team up with original franchise actors Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton for the legacy next film.

This comes after her last film The Miller's Girl (released on January 11) marked her effort with the most critically panned of all time, as the film has only one 35% Tomatometer rating on Rotten Tomatoes, leaving her hopeful of a rebound with her new projects.

All five of them Pirates of the Caribbean The movies are now streaming on Disney+.

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