Kaya Scodelario is in early talks for the female lead in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The British actress got her big break in the cast of the original UK series Skins. She starred in The Truth About Emanuel and then in The Maze Runner. She is shooting the sequel to the latter film, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.
Disney’s fifth installment of Pirates is being directed by the Kon-Tiki duo Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg. Jerry Bruckheimer is producing and Johnny Depp reprises with Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush and Orlando Bloom also in the mix. She’s repped by CAA, Curtis Brown, 3 Arts and attorney Gregory Slewett.