Orlando Bloom Will Be Back For Fifth 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

It's confirmed, Orlando Bloom is coming back to the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise after all.

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Looks like Orlando Bloom is getting back in the pirate game after all. After speculation that he might not return for the fifth film in the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, his involvement was confirmed along with the film's official release date announced Saturday at Disney's D23 Expo.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will set sail July 7, 2017 #D23Expo pic.twitter.com/oe3ztAolXX

— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) August 15, 2015

There was a lot of news breaking at the expo, including Johnny Depp showing up in Jack Sparrow gear, the premiere of the first Captain America: Civil War trailer and the announcement that Disney's theme parks are getting a huge Star Wars-themed expansion.

As far as Pirates goes, this means pretty much all the franchise's biggest names are back with one glaring exception: Keira Knightley. There's still no word on her possible return. 


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