Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Not So Fantastic First Reviews Arrive For 'Fantastic Four' Not So Fantastic First Reviews Arrive For 'Fantastic Four' Harmony Korine Says 'The Trap' With Robert Pattinson Is A “Super Propulsive, Pretty Highly Violent Revenge Movie” Harmony Korine Says 'The Trap' With Robert Pattinson Is A “Super Propulsive, Pretty Highly Violent Revenge Movie” Eddie Redmayne & Alicia Vikander Feature In Beautiful First Posters For Transgender Drama ‘The Danish Girl’ Eddie Redmayne & Alicia Vikander Feature In Beautiful First Posters For Transgender Drama ‘The Danish Girl’ New Images Of Kristen Stewart In Stoner Comedy 'American Ultra' And Sci-Fi 'Equals' New Images Of Kristen Stewart In Stoner Comedy 'American Ultra' And Sci-Fi 'Equals' Watch: First Trailer For Serial Killer Thriller 'Solace' Starring Anthony Hopkins And Colin Farrell Watch: First Trailer For Serial Killer Thriller 'Solace' Starring Anthony Hopkins And Colin Farrell Watch: Full Length 'Making Batman Begins' Doc, Christopher Nolan Talks Legacy Of Film On 10th Anniversary Watch: Full Length 'Making Batman Begins' Doc, Christopher Nolan Talks Legacy Of Film On 10th Anniversary ‘Game Of Thrones’ Will Probably End After Season 8, But HBO Is Open To Prequels & More ‘Game Of Thrones’ Will Probably End After Season 8, But HBO Is Open To Prequels & More Relativity Puts 'Jane Got A Gun' And More Up For Sale As They Fight Off Bankruptcy Relativity Puts 'Jane Got A Gun' And More Up For Sale As They Fight Off Bankruptcy Zack Snyder Says Batman Has A "Crisis Of Conscience" In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Plus New Pics Zack Snyder Says Batman Has A "Crisis Of Conscience" In 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Plus New Pics Venice 2015 Line-Up: 'Equals' With Kristen Stewart, 'Beasts Of No Nation,' 'The Danish Girl,' More Venice 2015 Line-Up: 'Equals' With Kristen Stewart, 'Beasts Of No Nation,' 'The Danish Girl,' More Watch: 4-Minute Tribute To Lars von Trier's Masterful Film Work Watch: 4-Minute Tribute To Lars von Trier's Masterful Film Work New 'Deadpool' Images, Ryan Reynolds Distances Himself From 'X-Men: Origins' New 'Deadpool' Images, Ryan Reynolds Distances Himself From 'X-Men: Origins' TIFF Images: Emma Watson In 'Colonia,' Brie Larson In 'Room,' Charlie Kaufman's 'Anomalisa' And More TIFF Images: Emma Watson In 'Colonia,' Brie Larson In 'Room,' Charlie Kaufman's 'Anomalisa' And More The 10 Best And 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances The 10 Best And 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015 So Far The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015 So Far The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki

Judi Dench To Make Out With Johnny Depp In 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'

Photo of Oliver Lyttelton By Oliver Lyttelton | The Playlist November 5, 2010 at 12:44PM

The Playlist's Second Weirdest Sexual Fantasy Fulfilled The fourth film in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, the Rob Marshall-helmed "On Stranger Tides," is about six months away from release, and has virtually, but not quite, wrapped. But that doesn't mean that it's above adding another high-profile cast member, albeit in a tiny role.
1

The Playlist's Second Weirdest Sexual Fantasy Fulfilled



The fourth film in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, the Rob Marshall-helmed "On Stranger Tides," is about six months away from release, and has virtually, but not quite, wrapped. But that doesn't mean that it's above adding another high-profile cast member, albeit in a tiny role.

Baz Bamigboye has revealed that the venerable Dame Judi Dench will crop up in "On Stranger Tides" in a cameo in the opening sequence. The latest print issue of Empire reveals that the film will open with Captain Jack on trial in the Old Bailey in London for piracy, leading to an elaborate chase sequence through the city's streets -- which Bamigboye says will end up something like "Charlie Chaplin getting away from the Keystone Cops."

Dench, who worked with director Marshall on "Nine," will appear in this scene as a noblewoman in a carriage, who is apparently 'ravished' by Captain Jack -- a romantic pairing we never quite thought we'd see on screen. The actresses' screen time isn't expected to exceed more than a couple of minutes, but considering she won an Oscar for her sub-ten minute appearance in "Shakespeare in Love," who knows what it'll lead to.

Dench joins Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Stephen Graham, Richard Griffiths, Keith Richards and newcomers Sam Clafin and Astrid Berges-Frisby in the film, which hits theaters, in 3D, on May 26 next year. She'll also appear alongside Michelle Williams and Kenneth Branagh in "My Week With Marilyn," and among an all-star cast of venerable British actors in John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."

This article is related to: Films, Actresses, Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Judi Dench


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


E-Mail Updates