or


[04/17/13 - 07:25 AM]
Video: Starz Makes Waves with First Look at the Michael Bay - Produced High-Seas Drama "Black Sails"
The pirate adventure centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, 20 years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island."

[via press release from Starz]

STARZ MAKES WAVES WITH FIRST LOOK AT THE MICHAEL BAY - PRODUCED HIGH-SEAS DRAMA "BLACK SAILS"

Beverly Hills, CA - April 17, 2013 - Today STARZ released a peek at its hotly anticipated high-seas drama, "Black Sails" with a first look trailer. "Black Sails" is an original series from executive producer Michael Bay expected to air on STARZ in 2014.

The eight-episode first season of the pirate adventure centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men, and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island." Toby Stephens (Die Another Day) stars as Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, the most notorious criminal haven of its day - a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.

"Black Sails" is executive produced by Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor) and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (producers on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Nightmare on Elm Street (2009). The series was created by showrunner and executive producer Jon Steinberg (creator "Jericho," "Human Target") and co-executive producer Robert Levine ("Touch"). It is currently filming in Cape Town, South Africa.

"Black Sails" stars Luke Arnold as the classic character, "John Silver," in the years before his well-known feats. Arnold is a native of Australia, where he began working in television on series including "McLeod's Daughters," "Rush" and "Rescue: Special Ops." He also went on to star in the feature film, Broken Hill. Zack McGowan is featured as "Captain Charles Vane," a rival pirate captain to the brilliant and feared "Captain Flint," played by Toby Stephens. McGowan is most recently known for his role in the series, "Shameless." Hannah New steps into the role of "Eleanor Guthrie," a beautiful and determined young woman who runs the smuggling operation on New Providence. She is a promising London-born actress who starred in the miniseries, "El Tiempo Entre Costuras (The Time Between Seams)," the feature Fuga De Cerebros 2 and most recently was filming Maleficent, a Sleeping Beauty tale told from the alternative perspective of the villainous sorceress, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. Rising star Jessica Parker Kennedy has been cast in the role of "Max," a tortured young prostitute who sees the dark side of New Providence. She is known for her work in the television series, "The Secret Circle," and has appeared in the films 50/50 and In Time. Clara Paget (in the upcoming Fast and Furious 6, Johnny English Reborn) plays the beautiful but cold-blooded "Anne Bonny."





  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BLACK SAILS (STARZ)





most recent video | view all posts
[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
Video: "Casual" Official Trailer - The Final Season - A Hulu Original
All eight episodes will premiere on Tuesday, July 31.

[07/12/18 - 01:09 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Bleeding Edge," A Searing New Expose by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering turn their sights on the $400 billion medical device industry in the Netflix film, examining lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit driven incentives that put patients at risk daily.

[07/12/18 - 11:48 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Duck Duck Goose" Starring Jim Gaffigan and Zendaya and Directed by Christopher Jenkins
Lance Lim, Greg Proops, Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero, Diedrich Bader, Stephen Fry, Craig Ferguson, Jennifer Grey, Rick Overton, and Carl Reiner are also featured in the Netflix original.

[07/12/18 - 08:16 AM]
Video: First Trailer for Netflix Film "The Package" - Starring Daniel Doheny, Geraldine Viswanathan and Sadie Calvano
When five teens go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend's most prized possession.

[07/11/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Just Be You - "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser" Trailer and Key Art Debut
The Netflix movie is billed as a modern rom-com retelling of the Cyrano de Bergerac story set in high school.

[07/11/18 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Extinction" Starring Michael Pena and Lizzy Caplan and Directed by Ben Young
The Netflix original movie will launch on Friday, July 27.

[07/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - Hulu Original "Castle Rock" from J.J. Abrams and Stephen King
"Castle Rock" is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

[07/09/18 - 11:26 AM]
Video: Trailer - The Final Season of "Versailles" on Ovation
In season three, Louis XIV (George Blagden) resolves to regain control of his own life, his precious Versailles, and France itself.

[07/09/18 - 08:05 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Release - "Orange Is the New Black" Season Six
The ladies of Litchfield are back with iron wills and nothing to lose.

[07/02/18 - 10:37 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Revealed for TNT's "I Am the Night"
Chris Pine stars in the limited series, formerly known as "One Day She'll Darken."

[06/29/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Father of the Year" Starring David Spade
Nat Faxon, Joey Bragg, Matt Shively and Bridgit Mendler also star in the Netflix film.

[06/29/18 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Official Trailer for New Original Series "America to Me" Set to Debut August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT
The series follows students, teachers and administrators in suburban Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School over the course of a year.

[06/28/18 - 08:30 AM]
Video: A Feisty Elf, A Personal Demon, And A Princess Who Can Drink You Under the Table Welcome to Dreamland with First Look Teaser for "Disenchantment"
From the mind of Matt Groening, comes the 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series, "Disenchantment," launching on Netflix, August 17.

[06/28/18 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" Starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman and Directed By Mike Newell
Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, the Netflix original film premieres August 10.

[06/26/18 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - Strike Your "GLOW" Power Pose
Go behind the scenes of "GLOW" and watch the cast train their bodies (and minds) in preparation for season two.