Cruz to join Depp in Pirates 4?
Penelope Cruz is in talks to star alongside Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The Caribbean 4.
The Spanish beauty is in negotiations to play a character who will be Captain Jack Sparrow's "foil and equal", The Hollywood Reporter reveals.
Rob Marshall, who directed Penelope in Nine, is to helm Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides from a script written by Terry Rossio and Ted Elliot.
Pirates 1, 2 and 3 director Jerry Bruckheimer is producing.
Pirates 4 is due to be filmed in Hawaii this summer and Disney is planning a release for May 20, 2011.
Orlando Bloom, Mackenzie Crook and Naomie Harris have already revealed they will not return for the fourth instalment. It is not known if Keira Knightley will star in the film.