Terry Rossio has handed in a script for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 5, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This is the first script for the franchise Rossio penned without partner Ted Elliot.
Disney has already approached ON STRANGER TIDES director Rob Marshall to return as the director. Jerry Bruckheimer is set to produce. Johnny Depp is willing to reprise his iconic Capt. Jack Sparrow role, but has expressed that he would like to put some distance between the fourth and fifth installments.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES will dock in U.S. theaters on May 20.