Friday, June 5, 2009

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is the second part of the Pirates of the Caribbean series. The film was written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio,directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is the sequel to 2003's film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The movie stars Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, Bill Nighy as Davy Jones, Orlando Bloom as Will Turner , Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann and Tom Hollander as Lord Cutler Beckett. The movie opens up with Captain Jack Sparrow discovers his debt to the villainous Davy Jones is due, while Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner are arrested by Lord Cutler Beckett for helping Jack Sparrow to escape. The film got 4 Academy Award nominations for Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Best Art Direction, and Sound Mixing. The movie became the third movie to earn more than $1 billion in the worldwide box office, behind Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.