British actor Bill Nighy joins the cast of the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequels

British actor Bill Nighy,55,has joined the cast of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 2 and 3. Nighy told the Daily Express that he will be playing a pirate, “a really, really horrible man.” Nighy won a BAFTA as Best Supporting Actor of 2003 for his performance as a washed-up rock star attempting a comeback in LOVE ACTUALLY. He also appeared as Philip in the horror spoof SHAUN OF THE DEAD–excellent credentials for joining the pirate crew. Welcome aboard, mate! Thanks to sweetie_sparrow and to emma for the Nighy news.