Javier Bardem in Talks to Battle Johnny Depp as Villain in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

The Wrap:

Disney's sequel is being directed by “Kon-Tiki” filmmakers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg

Javier Bardem is in early talks to play the villain in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” multiple individuals familiar with the Disney sequel have told TheWrap.

A representative for Bardem did not immediately respond to a request for comment, while Disney had no comment.

“Kon-Tiki” filmmakers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are directing the fifth film in the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, which has grossed $3.7 billion worldwide, making its next voyage a top priority for the studio.

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alycakes2663d ago

he does make a good bad guy.

aDDicteD2656d ago

javier bardem will definitely be a good addition as a villain if ever he gets casted, he has such screen presence and is intimidating as he was in skyfall wherein he exceeded expectations.