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July 5, 2006
POP CULTURE: Great Moments in Movie Cameos

Keith Richards will appear as Johnny Depp's pirate father in the second Pirates Of The Caribbean sequel, playing "a whisky-soaked buccaneer." I'm guessing that won't be a stretch.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:43 PM | Pop Culture | Comments (6) | TrackBack (0)

Dagnabit...another type-cast!

Posted by: Janet at July 5, 2006 7:07 PM

I read that he agreed but later backed out. He's not listed w/the cast & imdb:

Posted by: RW at July 5, 2006 7:25 PM

Whoops, wrong link. Sorry. I did read that though.

Posted by: RW at July 5, 2006 7:26 PM

I think they wanted Richards for the second film (the one opening this week) but couldn't get him. Apparently he's agreed to be in the next one.

Posted by: Jerry at July 5, 2006 8:13 PM

They tried to write a part for a "heroin-addled rock 'n roller," but it came off as a bit anachronistic.

Thus, the "whiskey-soaked buccaneer" instead.

Posted by: Mike at July 6, 2006 6:24 AM

I think Keith Richards has been diligently researching the "whiskey-soaked" thing since whenever it was that he gave up heroin, so I expect a fine method performance.

Posted by: Jerry at July 6, 2006 9:50 PM
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