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'.

Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem. Pic/Santa Banta

The fifth installment sees Johnny 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, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Javier Bardem will apparently play a ghost captain who is out for revenge against Jack Sparrow, holding him responsible for his brother's death. He is searching for a supernatural power to aid him in his revenge.