Javier Bardem to be cast as Pirates of the Caribbean 5 villain

Published On October 15, 2014 » 2050 Views» By Darren Dimmick » Movies, News
Javier Bardem in Pirates of the Caribbean 5
It has been reported that Javier Bardem is in talks to take the role as the villain, for the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tale, is set to begin production in Australia next year, will see Johnny Depp reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, with Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are locked in to direct, with Jerry Bruckheimer producing.

As the start date for the movie edges just a little closer, a major piece of casting news has been circulated.  Skyfall Villain Javier Bardem is currently in talks to take on the role of the villain  Captain Brand Ghost in the new film.

Early Reports had linked Christoph Waltz to the role, but Bardem is now said to hold the offer. His wife Penelope Cruz starred in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Geoffrey Rush is to return as Barbossa, whilst Ian McShane and Stephen Graham are both on board. New characters could reportedly include a British soldier and a young girl Rush is protecting.

The release is currently scheduled for July 7th 2017.

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