Date: 12th February 2010

Penelope Cruz 'in talks to join fourth Pirates film'

PenÚlope Cruz is in talks to join director Rob Marshall in the fourth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

Cruz, shortlisted for a best supporting Oscar for her role in Marshall's Nine, will star opposite Johnny Depp, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow, in a tale revolving around the Fountain of Youth. Filming begins this summer.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is set to open in May 2011.

Source: Press Release