Kaya Scodelario might be the leading lady for the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, according to Deadline.
The 22-year-old is known for her role as Effy Stonem in the U.K. television series Skins and as Teresa in The Maze Runner.
Many fans were excited by the possible casting news.
“If Kaya Scodelario gets the leading female role in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie my life will be complete #Skins #favactress,” one female fan tweeted.
“Good luck with Pirates 5! Would be a great role to land!” wrote another.
“Kaya Scodelario is being floated as new female lead in Pirates 5. Single best decision this franchise has made in a while,” said another.
The fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film - directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg – will see the return of Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, Orland Bloom as Will Turner and Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa. Javier Bardem also signed on for the next installment.
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is coming to theaters on July 17, 2017.
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