Keith Richards in next `Pirates Of The Caribbean` movie

Updated: Oct 19, 2010, 15:40 PM IST

London: Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards is apparently set to reprise his role opposite Johnny Depp in the next `Pirates Of The Caribbean` movie.

Depp has long credited the guitarist with inspiring his popular character Captain Jack Sparrow in the franchise.

Richards joined the cast to play the actor``s on-screen father in the third installment of the movie series, At World``s End, in 2007.

Now, he is set to return as Captain Teague in the forthcoming `Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides`, which is currently being filmed in London, according to a foreign new agency.

The movie is set for release next year, the Daily Star reports.