Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner were the main couple in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, and here’s how old they were in the film franchise
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl introduced audiences to not only Captain Jack Sparrow, but Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner, who became the main couple in the franchise, but how old were they in each movie appeared in? Walt Disney Pictures takes inspiration for its films wherever possible: from classic fairy tales and popular legends to attractions in theme parks, as in the case of the film series Pirates of the Caribbean, which is based on the theme park attraction of the same name
The franchise started with Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003, which featured the characters who would direct the rest of the films, notably Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) The film also featured Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley), the daughter of Governor Weatherby Swann, who is captured by Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), and Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), an apprentice blacksmith who clung to a floating shipwreck of Elizabeth and her father when he was young Pirates of the Caribbean got his dose of romance through these two characters who were secretly in love for years and eventually got married some time later
In the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Elizabeth and Will grew up and built their own families while going through a variety of adventures in the company of Jack Sparrow But how old are they in every movie they’ve appeared in?
At the beginning of The Curse of the Black Pearl, Elizabeth and Governor Weatherby Swann were on their way to Port Royal when they saw Will floating at sea as he was the only survivor of a pirate attack, Elizabeth and her father rescued him and she captured Gold medallion Will wore so that he would not be marked as a pirate at the time, Elizabeth was 11 years old, as was Will, and when the film jumped eight years into the future to continue the story, both Elizabeth and Will were for the Rest of the movie 19 years old When The Curse of the Black Pearl was released, Knightley was 18 years old while Bloom was 26 years old
Elizabeth and Will returned in the second episode of the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Dead Man’s Chest. Set a year after the events of The Curse of the Black Pearl, Elizabeth and Will were 20 years in this second film old The start of their wedding has to be postponed as they received arrest warrants for escape from Jack Sparrow
The arch built by the Curse of the Black Pearl and Dead Man’s Chest was continued in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, where Elizabeth and Will were between 21 and 22 years old, was in this movie too seeing the unusual wedding of Will and Elizabeth, and a post-credits scene showed them and their son Henry on a cliff scouring the horizon for the Flying Dutchman. This scene takes place ten years later, so Elizabeth (and Will, too, although at this point he was already the immortal captain of the Dutchman) 31-32 years old
After skipping Pirates of the Caribbean: On a Stranger Tide, Will and Elizabeth returned to the franchise in cameo roles Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales followed their son Henry Turner as he teamed up with Jack Sparrow to get Will Freeing the Curse of the Flying Dutchman Henry was then 21 years old, so in their final (and brief) appearance on Dead Men Tell No Tales, Elizabeth and Will were 42-43 years old. In a fun twist of events, Orlando Bloom was at the time of the The film was released closer to his character’s age at 40, while Keira Knightley was 32
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