Kaya Scodelario is female lead in Pirates of the Caribbean 5
British actress Kaya Scodelario has been cast as the female lead of the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film, Dead Men Tell No Tales. Scodelario previously featured in The Maze Runner and before that was in the UK TV series Skins.
The news of her casting was revealed by Jerry Bruckheimer via 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
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is scheduled to appear in 2017 and will see Johnny Depp return as Captain Jack Sparrow and is also expected to feature Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush and Javier Bardem.