Rob Marshall helms Pirates 4 August 3, 2009 Rob Marshall to direct Depp in Pirates 4? Director Rob Marshall is reportedly in talks to helm the next Pirates Of The Caribbean movie. Jerry Bruckheimer has revealed that filming on the fourth instalment is to begin shooting next year, with Johnny Depp lined up to reprise his Captain Jack Sparrow role. The filmmaker will join the project to ensure that it will go before cameras in 2010 as planned Gore Verbinski turned down helming the sequel in order to adapt video game BioShock into a feature. Marshall’s upcoming adaptation of Broadway musical Nine, which stars Nicole Kidman and Dame Judi Dench, opens in cinemas in November.