STARZ RELEASES FIRST LOOK TEASER TRAILER FOR THE FOURTH AND FINAL SEASON OF HIT ORIGINAL SERIES "BLACK SAILS"
SEASON FOUR RETURNS JANUARY 2017
WHAT: Starz released today the teaser trailer for the fourth season of the Emmy(R)-winning Original series "Black Sails" that will bring fans to the heroic conclusion of the Treasure Island prequel. The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama returns in 2017, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies. The shores of New Providence Island have never been bloodier, but the closer civilization comes to defeat, the more desperately, and destructively, it will fight back.
ABOUT: "Black Sails" takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, and follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens). "Black Sails" is created by Jonathan E. Steinberg ("Jericho," "Human Target") and Robert Levine ("Touch") and executive produced by Steinberg, Levine, Michael Bay (the Transformers franchise, 13 Hours, Pearl Harbor), and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Purge, and Ouija franchises), as well as Chris Symes (Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Eragon), Brad Caleb Kane ("Fringe," "Crash"), and Dan Shotz ("Jericho," "Harper's Island").
"Black Sails" stars Toby Stephens as the brilliant and unstoppable 'Captain Flint.' Stephens is an accomplished film, television and stage actor, who appeared in the feature film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi directed by Michael Bay and released in January 2016, and is well-known for his role in Die Another Day. He starred in BBC's "Vexed" and on stage in "Noel Coward's Private Lives," and his many film credits include Believe and Twelfth Night. London-born Hannah New, who portrays 'Eleanor Guthrie,' starred in the miniseries, "El Tiempo Entre Costuras (The Time Between Seams)" and most recently in 2014's Maleficent. Luke Arnold, who portrays the classic character 'John Silver' in the years before his well-known feats, has appeared in "McLeod's Daughters," "Rush," and most recently starred in the miniseries "INXS: The Michael Hutchence Story." Jessica Parker Kennedy, who plays 'Max,' a former prostitute with an eye towards advancement, is known for her work in the television series, "The Secret Circle," and has appeared in the films 50/50 and In Time. British actor Tom Hopper , who portrays 'Billy Bones' of "Treasure Island" fame, is most well-known for his role as 'Sir Percival' in "Merlin" and appeared in Northmen - A Viking Saga. Ray Stevenson, known for his roles in "Rome," Insurgent, and Divergent, joined the cast in season three as the iconic pirate 'Blackbeard.'
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