Kiera Knightley could be making a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ comeback

Actress starred in the original films

Kiera Knightley is reportedly returning to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, after starring as Elizabeth Swann in the original films.

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is due for release on May 26, 2017. It will see Johnny Depp return as Jack Sparrow, alongside Orlando Bloom, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Skins star Kaya Scodelario, Brenton Thwaites and a cameo from Paul McCartney.

The Mirror reports that Knightley returned for one day to film a scene at Shepperton studios with Jack Sparrow actor Johnny Depp and Will Turner actor Orlando Bloom.

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A source allegedly told the publication: “The top-secret one-day shoot took place in November and the set was in lock-down.

“Keira was really excited to reprise the character that made her famous and get into her wigs and costume again.

“Her role will be only make a small return during the end credits to delivering killer lines hinting at a possible bigger part in sixth movie.” Knightley has yet to respond to the rumour.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will follow Jack Sparrow as he tries to track down the Trident of Poseidon, an object that grants anyone who wields it total mastery over the seas.