Whedon And Depp Ask Seamus McGarvey And Keith Richards Back For More Avengers And Pirates

While it’s formally early days on both The Avengers 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean 5, key players in each have extended invitations to their previous collaborators, asking them if they’d like to come back for more.

Johnny Depp apparently asked Keith Richards, who played Jack Sparrow’s dad in parts 3 and 4 to make a three-cornered hat trick with a return in chapter 5. Hollywood (by way of Movieline) caught Richards on BBC 6 Music where he said:

I spoke to Johnny a couple of weeks ago and he said, ‘Are you up for another one?’ I can leave it at that because I know no more. But I do have the costume! Some kids who don’t know nothing about the Rolling Stones go, ‘There’s Johnny Depp’s dad! There’s Captain Teague, arrrrr!’

I’m a believer that Pirates 5 is quietly moving closer and closer to production. Really, I think we’ll be hearing a lot about this one soon. I wouldn’t even be surprised to see Disney try and squeeze it into the summer of 2015, alongside all of the other Biggest Sequels I Can Imagine.

One of those huge box office behemoths will be The Avengers 2. Joss Whedon has a lot of corners of the Marvel Universe to be paying attention to right now, not least SHIELD HQ, but he has had some conversations about his next feature.

Speaking with The Playlist, Seamus McGarvey revealed that Whedon has asked him to come back and reprise his duties as cinematographer for round two:

Joss and I have been talking about Avengers 2. We got along great on the first one and I hope that all works out… he has asked me to shoot it.

That’s much better news than the exhumation of Keith Richards, I think.

McGarvey’s next gig, incidentally, will be Gareth EdwardsGodzilla, starting production in March.

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