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'Pirates 5' begins filming as powerful cyclone threatens Gold Coast

Cylone Marcia heads for the Gold Coast, with 285 km/h winds.

Ben Gourlay
Published Thu, Feb 19 2015 4:37 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Following the agreement struck between the Government of Australia and Walt Disney Company last year to film the fifth entry in the 'Pirates of the Carribbean' franchise at the Warner Bros. Movie World Gold Coast studio, but a tropical cyclone now threatens to disrupt proceedings.

'Pirates 5' begins filming as powerful cyclone threatens Gold Coast |

Cameras begun rolling earlier this week after Johnny Depp, who reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow flew into the location and Producer Jerry Bruckheimer took to Twitter to share the first day's shoot.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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