PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 5: Five Actresses Vying For The Lead

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO LIES is expected the narrow down its female lead before the holidays.

A rumored list of frontrunners for the female lead in the fifth PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie include a mix of familiar faces and relative unknowns, one of which will reportedly secure the role by next week.

Lucy Boynton (BALLET SHOES), Alexandra Dowling (HAMMER OF THE GODS), Kaya Scodelario (THE MAZE RUNNER), Jenna Thiam (THE RETURNED) and Gabriella Wilde (CARRIE) are in contention to play the love interest of Brenton Thwaites’ character, a British soldier named Henry. Other details about the role have yet to be revealed, so the circumstances of their meeting are still unknown.

Henry and the female lead will get caught up in a bit of disaster when Captain Brand (Javier Bardem) seeks to destroy Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), blaming him for the death of his brother.