Wednesday, 24 March 12.05pm
Film producer Jerry Bruckheimer has revealed that Oscar nominee Penelope Cruz will play Johnny Depp's love interest in the fourthPirates of the Caribbean movie, subtitled On Stranger Tides.
"She plays the daughter of [notorious pirate] Blackbeard," Bruckheimer told MTV Movies, adding that there'll be "a little romance between Captain Jack and the character Penelope plays".
Bruckheimer also confirmed that Australian actor Geoffrey Rush will reprise his role as Captain Barbossa, and that the fourth instalment will follow Captain Jack's search for the Fountain of Youth.
Ian McShane, best known for his role on the TV western Deadwood, was previously announced as Blackbeard.
On Stranger Tides will begin shooting in June.