QUEENSLAND, Australia, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Javier Bardem's role as a villain in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been confirmed as production for the movie kicks off.
Bardem has signed on to play Capt. Salazar, the leader of deadly ghost pirates causing problems for Johnny Depp's character, Capt. Jack Sparrow. Salazar has escaped from the Devil's Triangle and is on a quest to kill every pirate he can find, including Sparrow.