Black Sails: Watch the New Extended Trailer for Starz's Michael Bay Pirate Series (VIDEO)

By Kaitlin Thomas

Jan 10, 2014


Starz has released a new trailer for its epic pirate drama Black Sails. The new pirate adventure series from executive producer Michael Bay (perhaps you've heard of him?) is one of the most highly anticipated new dramas of the midseason, and follows the exploits of one Captain Flint (Toby Stephens), 20 years before the events of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. 

Black Sails begins its maiden voyage Saturday, January 25 at 9pm, but that didn't stop the wonderfully optimistic people at Starz from renewing it for Season 2 way back in July. Seriously. Sure, they've been a two-and-out kind of network recently (think Magic City, or Kelsey Grammer's Boss), but maybe Black Sails will be the first to escape that curse. 

We'll have to wait a couple years to find out, however, so while you're waiting, why not check out the extended trailer for Season 1 that was released today?


Will you be tuning in for Black Sails' debut on Saturday, January 25?


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  • flintslady Jan 16, 2014

    Is it just me, or was the pilot kinda boring? Lots of talking. Forced unsexy sex scenes. Lots of bad accents. I was pretty excited for this, but found it pretty meh..

    Then again, I hated the first episode of Spartacus and didn't really fall in love with it till episode 4, so I guess I should give this a few more before I decide.

    On the plus side it was nice to see Tom Hopper again. What did everyone else think?

  • Montana_Katana Jan 11, 2014

    Yes. Absolutely.

  • EsmeBuffay Jan 11, 2014

    Michael Bay's name being attached gives me pause, he has done a handful of good movies though and it's a show about pirates produced by stars so it's got all of that going in it's favor. I'll at the very least watch the pilot.

  • TVFangirl84 Jan 11, 2014

    Yes!!!!

  • wofori Jan 11, 2014

    i sure wonna see how this show goes like. the idea sounds intruiging

  • StrawDog Jan 10, 2014

    Oh the one hand, Michael Bay. On the other hand, pirates. I'll at least watch the pilot.

  • sangbaran Jan 10, 2014

    Gosh, whats the budget of this thing!!!

  • Eric10301 Jan 10, 2014

    That's what I was thinking too. It looks much more expensive than I was expecting.