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Which funnyman was originally offered the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean"?
Captain Jack Sparrow is considered one of the most legendary cinematic characters of the 21st Century. With Johnny Depp's ground-breaking performance in bringing this pirateer to life, it's difficult to picture anyone else in the role. With this in mind, you may be surprised to learn that Johnny Depp wasn't actually the first choice for Jack Sparrow. Yes, initially, director Gore Verbinksi offered Jim Carrey the role of Jack Sparrow. Unfortunately for Carrey, production schedule of The Curse of The Black Pearl coinicided with the shoot of Bruce Almighty, presenting him with no choice but to pass up the role.
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