Kaya Scodelario may not be a household name as of yet, but she is building quite a filmography. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has confirmed that the Skins and The Maze Runner star has just signed on for a role in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment of the Disney film franchise. The British actress joins Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, and possibly Orlando Bloom, as well as series newcomers Javier Bardem and Brenton Thwaites.
Based on Deadline’s initial report last week about the actress being in early talks, Scodelario will be the female lead, playing love interest to Thwaites’ character, a British soldier named Henry who joins forces with Jack Sparrow.
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