Johnny Depp se viste de Jack Sparrow y los fans piden su regreso a Piratas del Caribe

El actor se puso nuevamente su traje de capitán pirata por una buena causa: visitó de manera virtual un hospital infantil. Durante su intervención encarnó al personaje y adoptó su característico acento para hablar con los pacientes

Disney fichó a Margot Robbie como protagonista de la próxima película de Piratas del Caribe, una noticia que no ha sido bien acogida por algunos fans, que no conciben la saga sin Johnny Depp como su capitán Jack Sparrow. Aunque por el momento no se sabe si el actor volverá a la saga, recientemente se puso el traje de Sparrow por una buena causa.

The Hollywood Reporter reveló que Robbie firmó un acuerdo con Disney para encabezar la próxima cinta, un filme cuya trama se ambientará en el mismo mundo que las películas protagonizadas por Depp y que contará con otras estrellas femeninas. A la luz de esta noticia, muchos seguidores manifestaron en Twitter su descontento y pidieron la vuelta de Depp.

«Es simple, si la nueva película de Piratas del Caribe no tiene al capitán Jack Sparrow ni a Johnny Depp, no la veré», indicó un fan. «Johnny Depp fue nominado a un Oscar por el capitán Jack Sparrow. Pero sí… Finjamos que no es valioso para la historia cinematográfica», señaló otro seguidor.

«Johnny Depp es más que su papel como Jack Sparrow. A él le irá perfectamente bien sin Piratas del Caribe, sin embargo, Piratas del Caribe sufrirá sin él», opinó un internauta.

Este debate sobre la permanencia de Depp en la franquicia coincide con la reaparición del intérprete en el papel de Jack Sparrow por una causa benéfica. El artista se puso de nuevo su atuendo de capitán pirata para visitar de manera virtual un hospital infantil.

Durante su intervención encarnó a la perfección al personaje e incluso adoptó su característico acento para hablar con tres pacientes.

«Debo agradecer a todos los que hicieron posible esta visita virtual», dice Depp en el video, en el que elogia al personal médico y al equipo de Juiced TV por reunirlos. «He estado allí y he visto la cantidad de trabajo que hacen en sus instalaciones. Enfermeras, trabajadores de la salud, médicos: todos trabajan como héroes absolutos», afirmó.

Por Europa Press

Johnny Depp Suits Up as Captain Jack Sparrow for Virtual Children’s Hospital Visit

He might be finished playing the role in movies, but Johnny Depp is still dressing up as Jack Sparrow to surprise Children’s Hospital patients.

Suiting back up in his classic pirate garb as Captain Jack Sparrow, Johnny Depp surprised the patients of Australia’s Queensland Children’s Hospital with a digital visit online. In collaboration with Juiced TV, Depp appeared via webcam from a pirate-themed room fully in character as the iconic Pirates of the Caribbean hero, and the entire meeting was broadcast on Facebook Live. In addition to looking just like Captain Jack complete with the character’s unique facial hair, Depp also speaks in the pirate’s signature accent, making those speaking with him on the line very happy.

During the video call, Depp spoke with patients Gabby, Asha, and Thomas. He plays games and has some fun while in character, such as acting completely oblivious to how the webcam works. He also answers the various questions that they have, including one asking Captain Jack Sparrow which animal he could be if he had the choice. “A ferret,” Depp says in his Captain Jack voice. “I have been told a ferret can hit the wall at maximum speed and bounce off with nothing but a smile.”

Speaking as himself as well, Depp praises the time he’d had with the “three beautiful young patients” on the video call, calling it “one of the finest and most beautiful experiences that I’ve ever experienced… And that is because of all of your commitment to this project and to also just taking care of one another, to helping out when times are curious and confusing.” Depp also adds: “I thank you all for allowing me to have this time with you-either as Johnny or as Captain Jack.”

“I must thank everyone who’s made this virtual visit possible,” Depp also says in the video, offering praise to the medical staff and the Juiced TV team for bringing them all together. “But to be able to see Asha, Thomas, and Gabby… And I have been there and I’ve seen the amount of forward motion and instant movement that goes down in your kind of facilities. You guys work — all the nurses, the healthcare workers, the doctors — you work like absolute heroes.”

Depp’s virtual appearance as Captain Jack happened just days before word broke of Margot Robbie producing and starring in another installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The project is said to separate from another planned Pirates sequel described as a soft reboot. With both movies, there’s no indication at this point that Captain Jack will be a part of either project. As a result, many of Depp’s fans on social media have been calling for the character to return to the franchise in one way or another, claiming that his alleged firing from the franchise was unjust.