Pirates 4 Gets New Leading Lady
Disney have announced that the relatively (actually completely) unknown actress Astrid Bergès-Frisbey will be filling the vacant leading lady role for the upcoming Pirates sequel, On Stranger Tides.
The French actress will enter the story as a mermaid who encounters Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow.
The 23-year-old’s previous screen credits include Bruc and La Première Étoile. She has also appeared on stage in the French production of Equus.
Although Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley have opted not to return for the fourth film. Stars like Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush and Stephen Graham will all be appearing in the film which is expected to arrive in cinemas next year and with Rob Marshall directing and Jerry Bruckheimer returning as producer.