'The Maze Runner' Star Kaya Scodelario Cast in 'Pirates 5'
The film's producer Jerry Bruckheimer tweeted the news.
Skins and The Maze Runner actress Kaya Scodelario has been cast in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales producer Jerry Bruckheimer announced on Twitter.
The English actress joins Johnny Depp and Australian rising star Brenton Thwaites as confirmed members of the cast of what would be the fifth installment in the Pirates franchise. Javier Bardem is in talks to play the villain.
Pleased to announce that we cast Kaya Scodelario for the 5th Pirates of the Caribbean. Talented young actor from Skins & The Maze Runner.— JERRY BRUCKHEIMER (@BRUCKHEIMERJB) January 24, 2015
Shooting on Dead Men Tell No Tales is scheduled to begin next month in Australia. The film will be helmed by Norwegian directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, and Disney confirmed that the film will be released July 7, 2017.