Alluring mermaids, a raging sea battle and a shrunken head accompany Captain Jack Sparrow in the newly released movie poster for Disney’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, sourced first by IGN. Star Johnny Depp takes center stage in what we hope might be the first in a series of character posters which could join in a four-panel quad design.
So far FilmEdge has no proof this will happen, but given the previous wide format poster of Jack firing two pistols, we know the burning ship in the background is seen (in a different pose) amid an epic sea battle of a dozen-plus ships in that artwork. Given how the ship in this new poster is truncated at the right edge of the image, we hope this is a clue leading to a quad-poster panoramic set featuring Depp’s co-stars Penelope Cruz as Angelica, Ian McShane as Blackbeard, and Geoffrey Rush as Hector Barbossa. The trend to promote films with lead character poster designs has grown in recent years, and PIRATES 4 seems like a natural candidate for such marketing treatment.
Meanwhile, here’s the new Jack Sparrow one-sheet design — click it to download the large, hi-res poster at FilmEdge.net. Watch for updates as we hope to get a super hi-res file from our pals at Disney soon!
UPDATE — our prediction above that this new Jack Sparrow might be the first of a multi-poster quad design may have struck gold! Stay tuned to FilmEdge for more developments coming soon.