Sources have announced that Disney will be holding a premiere in Moscow for the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on May 11, which will mark the first time one of the Pirates movies has premiered in Russia.
Rich Ross, chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, said:
Russia has become such a thriving entertainment market, and with the recent successes of Tangled and Alice in Wonderland, audiences there have shown incredible enthusiasm for our films. As Captain Jack Sparrow embarks on a brand-new adventure in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, we’re very excited to be able to premiere the film in such an exciting new locale.
The film’s stars Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, as well as producer Jerry Bruckheimer, will be attending the red carpet event when the film premieres in Moscow. Additionally, the world premiere of the 4th Pirates film will open at Disneyland May 7, and will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival May 14.