Ian McShane, who played the foul-mouthed Al Swearengen in HBO’s Deadwood is walking the plank onto the next Pirates of the Caribbean sequel. Wait. Walking the plank means he’d be leaving it. Ian McShane, who played the foul-mouth Al Swearengen in HBO’s Deadwood is swashbuckling his way into the next Pirates of the Caribbean sequel (nailed it). McShane will play the dastardly Blackbeard opposite Johnny Depp, who as far as we know is the only actor returning for this latest go-around. I’m not exactly sure why his hair seems to be smoking, but then again, I’m not a big Hollywood producer. The only other question I have is how Disney audiences are going to deal with all those “f**ks” and “c**ksuckers” we’re 100% sure are going to be thrown out there. I can’t wait.
More at The Hollywood Reporter.