To the dismay of Johnny Depp fans, Jack Sparrow is officially being replaced in the franchise Pirates of the Caribbean. This Monday, producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that Margot Robbie is taking on the lead role of a new film, whose script is already being written. Though she left a glimmer of hope when talking about Depp, saying that “the future is yet to be decided“, the actor said in recent weeks that won’t come back even if Disney offers him 300 million dollars.
Margot Robbie, actress known for her work as Harley Quinn in Suicide squad and Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn and Her Fantabulous Emancipationrecently revealed in an interview with The Daily Beast that one of her biggest regrets was a scene in the movie that helped her rise to prominence in Hollywood.
She said that while filming the wolf of Wall Street, the love scene with Leonardo DiCaprio over a pile of money left her with “millions of cuts” because the obviously fake money was quite sharp. According to Margot, the team was shocked to find that she was all bruised up, telling her, “It feels like you’ve been whipped a million times“.
Alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Robbie played Naomi Lapaglia. The film, based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, details her rise from a wealthy stockbroker to her downfall involving crime and corruption. the wolf of Wall Street grossed $392 million at the worldwide box office.
The role of Margot Robbie in the new pirates of the caribbean movie is still unknown. What she has said so far is that the spin-off “will have a lot of female power“. She commented: “I’m not a Pirates producer, so I’ll sit back and wait for the process. We are very, very excited at the prospect of obviously adding a very important female element to this world.“.