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Jerry Bruckheimer Confirms 'Maze Runner' Actress for 'Pirates 5'

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise sails on as producer Jerry Bruckheimer has officially announced the addition of The Maze Runner Kaya Scodelario to the cast of Disney's Dead Men Tell No Tales.

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

The 22-year-old actress, whose breakthrough performance came on the U.K. drama Skins, was reported last week to be in early talks for the role opposite Brenton Thwaites’ Henry.

Scodelario also joins Johnny Depp, who reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, and Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) as the villain. There are few details concerning the plot.

Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean arrives in theaters on July 7, 2017.

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