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Sparrow, meet Mermaid. Mermaid, Sparrow.

According to the Entertainment Weekly, 23-year-old French actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey has been cast opposite Johnny Depp as Syrena, a "beautiful and alluring young mermaid" in the upcoming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.'

A star of mostly French film and stage productions, Berges-Frisbey will help fill gaps in the cast left by series mainstays Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, who announced in February that they would not reprise their roles as Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner. Sparrow, meet Mermaid. Mermaid, Sparrow.

According to the Entertainment Weekly, 23-year-old French actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey has been cast opposite Johnny Depp as Syrena, a "beautiful and alluring young mermaid" in the upcoming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.'

A star of mostly French film and stage productions, Berges-Frisbey will help fill gaps in the cast left by series mainstays Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, who announced in February that they would not reprise their roles as Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner.

Also filling those gaps are Penenlope Cruz, who'll play the daughter of Ian McShane's Blackbeard, and Geoffrey Rush, who 'Pirates' producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed in March would return as Barbossa.

Rob Marshall ('Nine,' 'Chicago') will take over directorial duties for this latest 'Pirates' installment, which begins shooting this summer.