Hugh Jackman Was Originally Wanted For Disney’s Captain Jack Sparrow
Hugh Jackman was originally wanted for the Walt Disney Pictures film “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” in the role of Captain Jack Sparrow, which ultimately went to Johnny Depp.
Here is what one of the writers for “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” said about Hugh in the role:
I initially wrote that character with Hugh Jackman in mind.
Jack Sparrow was even named after Hugh Jackman.
Hugh is set to appear in the new Marvel film “The Wolverine.” Can you picture him as Captain Jack Sparrow or do you think Johnny is the perfect actor for the role?