Johnny Depp injured on set

Actor Johnny Depp has injured his hand while shooting for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ in Australia and will be flying to the US for surgery.

IANS| Updated: Mar 11, 2015, 14:54 PM IST
Johnny Depp injured on set

Sydney: Actor Johnny Depp has injured his hand while shooting for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ in Australia and will be flying to the US for surgery.

According to sources, production on the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, which began last month on Australia's Gold Coast, is not expected to be overly impacted by Depp's injury and the release date is still set for July 7, 2017, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

The 51-year-old will reprise his role of Captain Jack Sparrow in the upcoming film, which will also star Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, and Javier Bardem in pivotal roles.

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ is co-directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning.