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Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Luke Arnold, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Tom Hopper, Zach McGowan, Toby Schmitz, Clara Paget, Mark Ryan, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tadgh Murphy

Starz Renews 'Black Sails' for Fourth Season

August 01, 2015 11:08:37

"" was renewed for fourth season, Starz announced on Friday, July 31 at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills, California. The season 4 renewal of the Emmy-winning series comes before the third season premiere.

The upcoming third season of "Black Sails", which takes place 20 years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island", will air in 2016 with ten episodes. It will welcome the iconic pirate Blackbeard played by . The production of the fourth season will begin this fall in South Africa.


Starz's 'Black Sails' Casts Its Blackbeard, Unveils His First Look

March 25, 2015 10:03:47

is on board "" to portray Blackbeard a.k.a. Edward Teach. The "" and "Rome" actor has been cast as the notorious pirate for the upcoming third season of Starz's drama series.

He "returns to settle some unfinished business, but a great deal has changed during his absence, and he will have to disrupt cemented alliances and challenge new ones to achieve the impossible." First look at the new character has been obtained in a form of picture and through a behind-the-scenes sneak peek for season 3.


New TV Series to Watch in Midseason 2014

January 01, 2014 12:01:23

Everybody's looking to have a fresh start in New Year and so are TV networks which add new programs to their line-up in early 2014 in hopes to gain more viewers in addition to maintaining loyal fans with the returning popular series. To help you pick among the pile which freshmen that meet your interest, AceShowbiz presents a list of New TV Series to Watch this midseason.

Michael Bay-executive produced pirate drama "" and Alfonso Cuaron-co-created fantasy series "" as well as "" and "", which mark the first TV series regular roles for and respectively, are among those that should not be missed. Anticipation is also high for the arrival of a new face in TV's late-night slot, with ready to take over the hosting duty on NBC's "".


Starz Renews Michael Bay's 'Black Sails' Ahead of Its Debut

July 27, 2013 11:07:15

Starz is apparently highly confident about its upcoming series "". The network has given an early renewal to the Michael Bay-produced show, more than five months before the series' scheduled premiere in January 2014.

"Michael Bay, Jon Steinberg and their teams delivered a spectacular first season of Black Sails, and we are incredibly proud of everyone's work," Starz CEO Chris Albrecht explains the early renewal. "Based on the strong fan response to the preview screening at last week's Comic-Con, we felt an early order for a second season would allow the writers, cast and crew enough time and space to continue crafting such unique and epic storytelling."


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