Director Rob Marshall has confirmed that it is possible that actress Keira Knightley, the protagonist of the series “Pirates of the Caribbean”, to be replaced by Penelope Cruz. Disney has discussed this, but nothing is sure yet, informs the British newspaper “Telegraph”.
It seems that Marshall will advocateffor Penelope, the two working together also at the long awaited musical “Nine”.
Johnny Depp has already reached an agreement with Disney for the role of Jack Sparrow, being paid with no less than 33.6 million dollars, plus additional revenue from ticket sales. For the other three films the actor has been paid about 50 million dollars.