Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 adventure film and the third in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. The trilogy was initiated by the 2003's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl which was followed by the 2006 billion dollar success, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. At World's End is directed by Gore Verbinski, the director of the previous two films. The film's cast includes returnees Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Geoffrey Rush, Jack Davenport, Tom Hollander and Naomie Harris. Chow Yun-Fat makes his first appearance in the franchise as Captain Sao Feng, one of the film's antagonists. Keith Richards also makes an appearance as Jack Sparrow's father. Disney has announced a global release date of May 25, 2007.