10:59pm PT by Abid Rahman
'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales': First Reactions From CinemaCon Screening
As part of its presentation at CinemaCon, Disney screened the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Distributors, theater owners and some journalists lucky enough to see the fifth entry into the Pirates franchise took to Twitter right after the screening to share their thoughts.
The general verdict was that Dead Men Tells No Tales was a fun surprise and the return of Captain Jack is no bad thing.
Below are some of the initial reactions:
New "Pirates of the Caribbean" has good pacing, solid action and a menacing villain in Javier Bardem. #CinemaCon2017— Sean P. Means (@moviecricket) March 29, 2017
You might be surprised to hear me say this but I really dug the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Action set pieces are a lot of fun. pic.twitter.com/mluWwqyU8r— Steven Weintraub (@colliderfrosty) March 29, 2017
Also the action scenes are really well staged and easy to follow. So much better than the last one. #PiratesoftheCaribbean— Steven Weintraub (@colliderfrosty) March 29, 2017
Fans of #PiratesoftheCaribbean will not be disappointed. Pirates 5 is a very fun, action packed adventure w subtle nods to the ride itself.— Yolanda Machado (@SassyMamainLA) March 29, 2017
The new Pirates of the Caribbean is a big step up from the lifeless 4. Back to the fun myth building, still miss Verbinski's imprint.— Eric Vespe (@EricVespe) March 29, 2017
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is a pleasant surprise. Continues the legacy, focuses on the characters and the world.— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) March 29, 2017
Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Takes has most heart since first movie. (1) #CinemaCon2017— Gregory Ellwood (@TheGregoryE) March 29, 2017