About the Author
Michael Singer has written a wealth of movie books, including Bring Me That Horizon: The Making of Pirates of the Caribbean, and titles based on Oliver Stone’s Heaven and Earth and Tim Burton’s Batman Returns. He is also a veteran unit publicist who has worked on scores of movies including Black Hawk Down, The Bourne Identity, Natural Born Killers, Jerry Maguire, and many more.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has been behind some of the most successful movies of all time, including Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Bad Boys, Armageddon, all four Pirates of the Caribbean movies and National Treasure.
Academy Award®nominated filmmaker Gore Verbinksi has directed a series of hit movies including the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Ring, starring Naomi Watts, The Mexican, starring Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts, and the critically acclaimed animated hit, Rango.
Johnny Depp is an acclaimed and highly versatile actor known for his signature role as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean films, as well as appearances in Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rango, and many more beloved movies.
Armie Hammer is a rising star who started his acting career in television appearing in shows such as Gossip Girl, Veronica Mars, and Desperate Housewives. Following his breakthrough role playing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss in David Fincher's The Social Network, Armie went on to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar.