{RUMOR} Disney Looks to Test Ansel Elgort, Brenton Thwaites for “Dead Men Tell No Tales”


by: Sammy Mink

The rumor mill’s back in action this week to speculate who might play Henry in . It’s sounding like Disney is looking to test , George Mackay, , , , and for the role. The fifth installment of the series will bring back Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane, Stephen Graham, and Keith Richards. Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg are directing the project.

Egerton has appeared in James Kent’s Testament of Youth and will next appear in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman with Colin Firth. Mackay got his start playing Curly in P.J. Hogan’s Peter Pan in 2003 before going on to roles in Edward Zwick’s Defiance and this year’s dramedy Pride. He has recently been cast in Matt Ross’ drama Captain Fantastic. Thwaites, after appearing in Maleficent, Oculus, and The Signal, starred as Jonas in The Giver. He will also star in Helen Hunt’s comedy Ride. Hope will next appear in the Disney Channel movie Descendants. Keeley most recently starred in Tom Green’s Monsters: Dark Continent and will next appear in Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea.

The biggest name in the bunch, Elgort has starred in two of this year’s biggest films – Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars – alongside “It” girl Shalene Woodley. He also stars in Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children and will reprise his role as Caleb for Insurgent.

Mackay is repped by and . Thwaites is repped by , , and . Hope is repped by and BMEG. Elgort is repped by and . Keeley is repped by and 42.



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