The fourth instalment in the Pirates franchise will shoot in a number of UK locations.

Pinewood Studios has confirmed that it will host the latest Pirates film, Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, this summer.

The fourth instalment in the Walt Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer series will also shoot in a number of other UK locations.

Production began on the film in June with shooting already taking place in Hawaii and Los Angeles.

Directed by Rob Marshall, new cast members for the latest film include Penelope Cruz and Ian McShane. Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush are back as Captain Jack Sparrow and Barbossa, this time on a quest to find the Fountain Of Youth.

The film is scheduled for release in 2011.

Andrew M. Smith, group director corporate affairs for The Pinewood Studios Group said: “We are thrilled that Pirates of the Caribbean has chosen to film part of the latest instalment in this fantastic series here at Pinewood.  It’s great for the UK film industry and for Pinewood Studios in particular. We look forward to welcoming the entire cast and crew.”