Ahoy, Matey! That Be Ian McShane as Blackbeard on Pirates 4 Set!

Check out your mostly blurry first look at Ian McShane as the villainous Blackbeard in Disney’s upcoming “Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides.” The actor was on the film’s Hawaii set shooting a night-time scene with Johnny Depp (returning as Captain Jack Sparrow) and Penelope Cruz (playing Blackbeard’s daughter and Captain Jack’s love interest). The plot of the fourth entry has Sparrow going in search of the Fountain of Youth. Check out more images from the “Pirates 4″ set over at Popsugar.

Co-starring Geoffrey Rush, Jami Gertz, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Stephen Graham, Sam Claflin, Greg Ellis, Óscar Jaenada, Kevin McNally, Gemma Ward, with Rob Marshall directing.

Ride the pirate seas again May 20, 2011.

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