Kaya Scodelario has joined the cast of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer announced on Twitter that Scodelario will star in the fifth film as the female lead:
“Pleased to annoucne that we cast Kaya Scodelario for the 5th Pirates of the Caribbean. Talented young actor from Skins & The Maze Runner.
Scodelario will star opposite Johnny Depp and Benton Thwaites, with Orlando Bloom in talks to reprise his role as Will Turner.
Filming for Pirates 5 will begin in Australia in February, and is scheduled to release on July 7, 2017.