"She was the object of everybody's lust": Like Scarlett Johansson, Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean Co-Star Hated Being a S*x Symbol That Made Her Leave Mainstream Cinema - FandomWire
2023/09/09

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Johnny Depp made his head-turning debut as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean franchise film series, starting with the 2003 fantasy supernatural swashbuckler film The actor then reprised his role in the four follow-up sequels, each grossed millions of dollars. 

However, his co-star Keira Knightley, who played the role of the daughter of Governor Weather by Swann, Elizabeth Swann, once disclosed that she felt stuck playing this character. It was a golden opportunity for her to work in this massive movie at age 17, and she shot to megastardom with her extraordinary performance. Despite the fame she received depicting this role, the actress claimed that at such an early age, she felt constrained playing this lusty character on the silver screen.

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has played varied roles throughout his decades-long legendary career. However, his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise film series remains a fan favorite. Each sequel of this beloved franchise is packed with adventure and an intriguing plot and features a star-studded ensemble cast.

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Hollywood actress Keira Knightley, who played the role of Elizabeth Swann in the series, once made a bombshell revelation, saying that she detested playing this character in the movie. In a candid interview with Harper’s Bazaar, she revealed she felt stuck playing this role,

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claimed that depicting this role was incredibly difficult as it had many drawbacks. She received massive fame for nailing this character on the silver screen. However, at the same time, she felt constrained playing this role. The actress reprised her role in only two sequels of the lucrative franchise: (2006) and ( 2007).

After her appearance in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, the actress went on to showcase her talents and cinematic genius in the romantic drama   (2005), for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress and then starred in 2007 war drama

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In an interview, Keira Knightley gushed about working with her Pirates of the Caribbean film co-star Johnny Depp. The actress claimed that Depp is such a lovely star,  

Gore Verbinski-directed film boasts an A-list star ensemble cast featuring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley. 

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 is available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

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