Variety has the details…
The following is excerpt from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ to Hit Theaters July 2017
After a few false starts and delays, “Pirates of the Caribbean 5″ will sail into theaters on July 7, 2017, Walt Disney Studios said Wednesday. The latest rum-soaked installment in the Johnny Depp franchise has the date to itself, but faces competition from the July 14th release of “Fantastic Four 2″ and the June 30th debut of “Despicable Me 3.”
Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, who got their sea legs with “Kon Tiki,” will direct.
Hollywood Reporter has more..
The following is an excerpt from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Set for Summer 2017
The fifth installment in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was to have been released in summer 2015, but was delayed in order to work on the script.
Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer hired Kon-Tiki directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg to direct Pirates 5.
The last Pirates movie, 2011’s On Stranger Tides, grossed $1.04 billion. All told, the franchise has racked up north of $3.7 billion in ticket sales.
So far, Pirates 5 has the July 7-July 9 weekend to itself.