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Video of Johnny Depp Surprising Disney Riders Resurfaces

Johnny Depp is a name that is impossible to miss when scrolling through social media. The Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial has been the center of the news. One thing is clear from the trials and that is Disney fans’ love for Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Now, a video of Depp surprising Disney riders in the Park is resurfacing.

Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean
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Recently, reports are revealing that Disney has yet to include Johnny Depp in its plans for Pirates of the Caribbean 6, leading fans to boycott watching the film without Depp as Jack Sparrow. Furthermore, a petition to bring Depp back to his Jack Sparrow role continues to grow in numbers.

With the talented actor at the center of “Justice for Johnny Depp“, we’re seeing a beloved video from Walt Disney Studios resurface after five years. The video was first shared in May 2017 as a promotion for the film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. A few lucky Disneyland Resort Guests who rode the iconic Pirates of the Caribbean attraction were surprised when Johnny Depp stood in as Captain Jack Sparrow. Check out the surprise appearance video below:

On May 12, Walt Disney World Resort took to social media to promote the Pirates of the Caribbean ride posting, “Aye, matey! Climb aboard this classic during the 50th Anniversary celebration. Yer pirate name = Captain + sea + yer fave animal. Drop yers below!” Fans slammed Disney for the tweet during the trial with additional comments about the lack of Johnny Depp in future Pirates of the Caribbean films.

Captain Jack Sparrow, Walt Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean
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What’s to come out of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial is still unknown, as is Depp’s future on the big screen and relationship with Disney. We will be sure to share updates as the situation continues to unfold.

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.