Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg is a Norwegian film directing duo. Both are natives of Sandefjord, Norway. As a directing team, they went under the name of "Roenberg" (their last names put together) and co-owned one of Scandinavia's largest production companies for commercials called Motion Blur. Among their film projects together, the duo directed Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Rønning now develops and directs film and television as a solo director.
In 2006 their feature film debut, Bandidas, starring Penélope Cruz and Salma Hayek, was released worldwide through EuropaCorp and Twentieth Century Fox and was written and produced by legendary French filmmaker Luc Besson. Their 2012 film Kon-Tiki has been nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards.
Pirates of the Caribbean
On May 29, 2013, it was reported that Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg had been brought aboard to direct fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, one year after it being being previously reported that On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall was returning to direct.
- Joachim Rønning on Wikipedia
- Joachim Rønning at the Internet Movie Database
- Espen Sandberg at the Internet Movie Database
- Roenberg on Facebook