Johnny Depp movies like "Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales" have been lined up for 2017 and 2018. Some of these movies like the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise have been scheduled for theater release on May 26, 2017. Others have been scheduled for pre-production and filming up to 2018.

The "Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales" actor has been working really hard these days. Johnny Depp has been given a steady stream of good roles allowing him not only to entertain his fans but also play with several innovative characters. The anticipation has been building up and there are good reasons for that given his colorful movie characters.

The Jack Sparrow character in "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales" was one of Johnny Depp's most exciting characters. Unknown to many moviegoers, Depp patterned his characterization of Captain Jack Sparrow on the Looney Tunes' French-striped skunk Pepe Le Pew and guitarists Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.

Johnny Depp was recently seen by fans in Netflix zombie movie "The Black Ghiandola" released on March 12, according to Insquistr. Depp portrayed the role of a doctor who got attacked by zombies. This was not a major role but it gave the "Edward Scissorhands" actor a chance to support the Make a Film Foundation and help Anthony Conti, a 16-year-old filmmaker with stage 4 cancer, realize his dream.

Aside from the "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales", there are nine other movies that feature Johnny Depp that are in the pipeline. "The Lone Ranger" lead star will portray Russel Poole, a Los Angeles detective, in the movie "LAbyrinth. The film will take fans to the story behind the investigation of the controversial murder of rapper Tupac Shakur.

Johnny Depp's role in "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales" is a world away from his role in his upcoming movie "Murder on The Orient Express" where he portrays Samuel Ratchett. The Agatha Christie novel-inspired movie is set for release on Nov. 22, 2017.

The "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales" actor will also be seen in the "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 2", according to Upcoming Movies. Johnny Depp played a cameo role in the first installment of "Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them" but he will play a major role in the sequel. The sequel's storyline will focus more deeply on Gellert Grindelwald, the greatest dark wizard before Voldemort appeared.