Johnny Depp Suffers Hand Injury While In Australia For 'Pirates 5'

03/11/2015 08:47 am ET | Updated Mar 11, 2015

Johnny Depp injured his hand in Australia, where he's been on location filming "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." According to TheWrap, he was not filming or on set at the time he got hurt.

Depp is flying back to the U.S. for surgery, but production on the film was only "minimally impacted." The film is still set to debut in theaters on July 7, 2017, Disney confirmed.

"Dead Men Tell No Tales," which is the fifth "Pirates" movie, started filming last month and is scheduled to wrap this summer. Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning direct and Depp's co-stars include Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario, Brenton Thwaites, Golshifteh Farahani, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin R. McNally and Stephen Graham.

A representative for Depp was not immediately available for comment.

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