Johnny Depp is unlikely to return to PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 6 as Jack Sparrow, claims an insider.
Pirates of the Caribbean 6 had a big news which was teased yesterday but an insider has claims there is Johnny Depp is unlikely to return, as Disney are eyeing an Avengers star to lead the franchise going forward, The DisInsider reported.
The House of Mouse are focusing on rebooting the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean billion-dollar franchise.
The studio is looking for a female lead and top of their list is Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and Jumanji star Karen Gillan.
The outlet remarks they have heard rumblings since the autumn.
They added: “As of now, it is unknown if the actress has had any formal talks with the studio, but the studio is definitely interested.”
Additionally, a woman of colour is being considered for the lead.
The DisInsider asserts that a Jack Sparrow return for Depp is unlikely, We Got This Covered’s reliable Disney source claimed earlier this year that some of the studio’s executives are lobbing for the star’s return.