Kaya Scolidario Pirates of the Caribbean 5

The following contains a spoiler for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales continued the franchise's trend of making giant piles of pirate gold at the box office. While we don't know if that means the series will see another installment, if it does, one actress has an idea what should be in it. Kyra Scodelario played the brand new role of Carina Smyth in the most recent entry in the Disney franchise, and she would love to return for a Pirates 6, complete with her own ship and her own pirate crew. According to Scodelario...

I think there's a lot we can still do. I'd like see a Carina who takes the helm of Barbossa on the sea -- have her own all-female pirate crew.

The character of Carina Smyth is that of an orphan girl who undertakes a quest for Poseidon's Trident, in hopes that it will lead her to understand more about who she is and where she came from. As it happens, it does, as she eventually discovers that she's the daughter of Geoffrey Rush's Captain Barbossa. At the end of the movie, Carina seems to decide that a future in piracy may be in front of her. Kyra Scodelario tells Screen Rant that she's in favor of this idea. Carina could reclaim her birth name of Barbossa and become the new pirate terror of the seas, following in her father's footsteps. The all-female crew is a nice touch, as it would add some more female roles in what has thus far been a very male-dominated franchise.

And it's at least somewhat possible that such a story could take place. Kyra Scodelario confirmed that her original deal to join the cast of Pirates 5 also included an additional film, so the door is certainly open to a sixth entry, though Disney has yet to announce any future plans for the franchise. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales had no problems making money, as it grossed nearly $800 million at the global box office, and while the critical reception was less than kind, that didn't stop On Stranger Tides from spawning the newest entry in the series.

One assumes that if Kyra Scodelario is signed on for one more film, that the same is true of the rest of the main cast, including Brenton Thwaites and Johnny Depp. Having said that, Scoledario admits she hasn't heard anything about a new movie, so at this point, it doesn't appear to be an active concern. If it ever becomes so, there are certainly worse ideas than one that sees Carina become a fearsome pirate. Maybe they could bring Zoe Saldana back to be her first mate?

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