Despite all the rumors, it makes a ton of sense for her to return, given that her grown son is a major part of the story in Dead Men Tell No Tales. But how will Elizabeth appear? It makes sense that Orlando Bloom’s Will will be back looking only slightly older, thanks to his supernatural duties between films—but could Elizabeth’s appearance be a flashback, or will she have a more prominent role somehow?


We won’t have to wait much longer to find out—Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales hits theaters May 26.