Judi Dench to Cameo in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ?

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According to Baz Bamigboye of London’s Daily Mail Online (via The Playlist), Dame Judi Dench has filmed a cameo for Rob Marshall’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

The story describes a chase scene that opens the film (SPOILERS if you want to remain surprised):

“On Stranger Tides starts with a chase sequence — described as a bit like Charlie Chaplin getting away from the Keystone Kops — involving Depp’s character Captain Jack Sparrow. Cap’n Jack escapes into a carriage belonging to a noblewoman, played by Judi. As he ravishes her, he manages to rob her.

Dench appeared in Marshall’s previous film, the musical Nine and opposite Johnny Depp in the Oscar-nominated Chocolat ten years ago.

Although it’s meant only as a short appearance of just a few minutes, you can see how it turns out when Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides opens on May 20, 2011.