Will slack Jack return to the high seas?

Johnny Depp obviously enjoys slapping on the make-up and crazy costumes of Captain Jack Sparrow for the Pirates Of The Caribbean films. The notoriously fame-shy thesp has found a way to make big budget films and also keep his artistic integrity intact. Well, most of it.

And it sounds like he’d be willing to set sail again, even though he’s just been through a marathon shooting session for the Pirates sequels. "He's a blast to play," Depp told Newsweek. "I'll be in a deep, dark depression saying goodbye to him. I'll keep the costume and just prance around the house, entertain the kids. Maybe Pirates 4, 5 and 6. If they had a good script, why not? I mean, at a certain point, the madness must stop, but for the moment, I can't say that he's done."

Avast! And heave ho! And other pirate clichés! He could be jigging in the rigging for some time to come! Sorry, don’t know why we said that. Dead Man’s Chest sails into cinemas on 6 July.

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