Los Angeles: Oscar-winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play the villain opposite Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'
The fifth installment sees Depp returning as the pirate captain and Geoffrey Rush as Barbosa. The movie will be shot in Australia with Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are directing, reportedly.
Bardem will apparently play a ghost captain who is out for revenge against Sparrow, holding him responsible for his brother's death. He is searching for a supernatural power to aid him in his revenge.