The newest member to join the cast of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has been reveled. Actress Kaya Scodelario, who has also worked on other productions such as The Maze Runner, was announced in her role via Jerry Bruckheimer’s Twitter.
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
Other confirmed cast mates include Johnny Depp and Brenton Thwaites. Though no villain has been cast yet, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the rumor is that Javier Bardem may join the cast.
Filming for this latest Pirates of the Caribbean film will begin next month in Australia. As of now, the film’s release date is set for July 7, 2017.