'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' First Image Revealed; Johnny Depp Back On Set

After the fourth installment of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean franchise - 2011's On Stranger Tides - made over $1 billion at the global box office, it shouldn't come as any surprise that the Mouse House is hard at work getting a fifth feature to theaters. It may have taken a while for such a project to come to fruition, but that new film, Dead Men Tell No Tales, is currently in production and is sailing towards a July 2017 premiere.

That's not to say said sailing has been entirely smooth for Captain Jack Sparrow throughout this process. About a month ago, principal photography was "minimally impacted" when star Johnny Depp fractured his hand, an accident that required the actor to undergo a surgical procedure before returning to work. It seems that Depp has fully recovered, as producer Jerry Bruckheimer has unveiled the first image of the film - with Sparrow placed front and center.

The producer took to Twitter for the reveal, telling his followers that the legendary pirate was back and they weren't going to let him go:

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