Paul McCartney is really, for real, no kidding joining Pirates 5

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  • Updated: Mar 25, 2016 13:13 IST
Beatles legend Paul McCartney joins Johnny Depp in Pirates 5.

After Keith Richards in Pirates 3, Beatles star Paul McCartney will join Johnny Depp in the fifth movie of the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

The 73-year-old music legend will appear for at least one scene in the fifth installment of the Pirates of TheCaribbean series, reported Deadline.

Read: Pirates all set to sail again with Dead Men Tell No Tales

The movie stars Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Geoffrey Rush as Barbossa, Javier Bardem as the villainous Captain Salazar. Brenton Thwaites and Kaya Scodelario will play new characters and Orlando Bloom returns as Will Turner.

Good times in #australia with the best pirate of them all ☠ #pirates5 #tbt

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The movie has already wrapped production, but directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning will be tacking on an extra scene that will feature McCartney.

Read: Johnny Depp’s hand injury delays Pirates of Caribbean

McCartney is not the first famed English rocker to appear in the Pirates movies. The Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards played Sparrow’s dad in At World’s End and On Stranger Tides.

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