The Spanish actress Penelope Cruz could play alongside Johnny Depp in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” the fourth movie of the successful franchise.
Johnny Depp has already confirmed he will play again the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in this movie, directed by Rob Marshall. Secret of film’s plot is well kept by American producers, who said only that the action of “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” will revolve around The Eternal Youth Fountain.
No information about the character that Penelope Cruz could perform didn’t been made public, but rumors say that her character is the female equivalent of the one played by Johnny Depp.
The film will be made from a screenplay written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
This role will bring on together Penelope Cruz and Rob Marshall, as their recent musical collaboration from filming “Nine”, which brought the Spanish actress an Oscar nomination in the category “Best Actress”.
Penélope Cruz won the Oscar in the same category in 2008 for her role in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”.
Penélope Cruz became famous with her role in the movie “All about my mother” by Pedro Almodovar, launched in 1999.
She was nominated for Oscars in 2006 for her role in “Volver”, also under the signature of Almodovar.
Among the films that she played in are included “Belle Epoque” (1992), “Open your eyes” (1997), “Woman on Top” (2000) and “Do not move” (2004).
Filming for “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” will be held in Hawaii this summer, and the Disney Studios plans to launch the film on May 20, 2011.
The first three films of the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean” have generated revenue of over $2.6 billion worldwide.
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