News for Black Sails

Cleopatra TV Series In the Works At Amazon From Black Sails Team

Amazon Studios has put in development Cleopatra , a drama series about the famous Egyptian queen, I have learned. The project hails from the Black Sail s trio ofco-creators/executive producers Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine and executive producerDan Shotz. Written by Levine, Cleopatra is described asa revisionist take on one of history's most misunderstood women, The Godfather in Ancient Egypt.After nearly losing her life in a bloody coup, Cleopatra must use   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/05/cleopatra-tv-series-amazon-black-sails-team-1202101855/

Black Sails Creators On Tonights Series Finale & More Possible Pirate Adventures

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight's Black Sails series finale . After four seasons on the high seas , Black Sails tonight washed up on shore literally and figuratively on the edge of Treasure Island , the Robert Louis Stevenson classic that the Starz series served as a prequel to. However, there are distant winds brewing of more skull and crossbones tales to tell, says the Black Sails co-creator and co-showrunners. "You know, endings are bittersweet  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/04/black-sails-spoilers-series-finale-toby-stephens-jon-steinberg-robert-levine-starz-1202057945/

'Black Sails' Creator Breaks Down Emotional Series Finale Ending

"It's largely the ending we were hoping for when we started at the very beginning of the series," creator Jon Steinberg tells THR. "So to be able to bring it back to a place that felt complete and right and like we told a whole, full story, that's rare."  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/xX9ERRmybpo/black-sails-series-finale-explained-jon-steinberg-interview-990505

‘Black Sails’: Hannah New on Eleanor’s Big Moment and the Show’s Final Season

****Major spoilers are discussed in this interview**** On the fourth and final season of the Starz drama series Black Sails, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and the pirates were caught off guard by Woodes Rogers’ (Luke Roberts) deal with the Spanish, which put a stop to the forward momentum of the pirates taking back Nassau. Although not all hope is lost yet, there have been two more major character casualties that are sure to have a ripple effect for the remainder of the season. During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Hannah New talked about the demise of Eleanor Guthrie, her final undoing, when she found out what her character’s fate would be, Eleanor’s biggest regrets, the importance of the dynamic between Eleanor and Madi (Zethu Dlomo), the experience of shooting her final fight scene and the last moments for her character, coming full circle with Captain Flint, and what she’d like to have from the set. READ MORE...

Hulu Acquires Subscription Streaming Rights to Emmy(R) Award-Winning Starz Original Series "Black Sails"

All past episodes of the series from previous seasons will become available to stream on Hulu starting today. ...Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2017/02/22/hulu-acquires-subscription-streaming-rights-to-emmy-award-winning-starz-original-series-black-sails-907113/20170222hulu01/

‘Black Sails’ EPs Jon Steinberg and Robert Levine Break Down That Shocking Death

On the fourth and final season of the Starz drama series Black Sails, things are ramping up, as Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) hopes to strike the final blow against civilization and take back Nassau. But in order to succeed, Flint must rely on Silver (Luke Arnold), who is trying to figure out if he’s really capable of living up to the Long John Silver myth. During this recent exclusive interview with Collider, executive producers/co-showrunners Jon Steinberg and Robert Levine talked about the show’s most recent shocking death, deciding just how that character would meet his end, how that death will affect things going forward, where Jack Rackham (Toby Schmitz) and Anne Bonny (Clara Paget) go next, the Billy Bones (Tom Hopper) and Captain Flint dynamic, the role of Israel Hands (David Wilmot), the women of Nassau, and what they’re most proud of accomplishing with this series. Be aware that there are some major spoilers discussed. READ MORE...

‘Black Sails’: Luke Arnold Looks Back on the Starz Series’ Final Season

On the fourth and final season of the Starz drama series Black Sails, Eleanor Guthrie (Hannah New) has helped Woodes Rogers (Luke Roberts) transform Nassau into an impenetrable fortress while Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) amasses a fleet of unprecedented strength, in the hopes of striking the final blow against civilization. But the closer they come to defeat, the more they fight back, setting Flint, John Silver (Luke Arnold) and their allies up for inevitable defeat. During this 1-on-1 phone interview with Collider, actor Luke Arnold (who’s taken such an incredible journey on the road to becoming Long John Silver) talked about what he’s most proud of with Black Sails, being aware that they were shooting the end of this story, what he took home from the set, the learning curve in finding John Silver’s physicality once he lost his leg, just how much Silver will be tested this season, how much Silver’s goals have changed since the beginning, the crazy stunt and action sequences, and why he’s just not ready to jump into another long-term role yet. READ MORE...

Black Sails Exclusive: Captain Berringer Prepares to Fight Dirty

  When they go low, Berringer goes lower. In this exclusive sneak peek of Black Sails , Woodes' ( Luke Roberts ) new right-hand, Captain Berringer ( Chris Larkin ), explains that now is not the time for moral squabbles or ethical quandaries. Now is the time to do whatever it takes to defeat the pirat ... ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/black-sails-berringer/?rss=breakingnews

‘Black Sails': Toby Stephens on the Show’s Final Season and Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ Reboot

On the fourth and final season of the Starz drama series Black Sails, Eleanor Guthrie (Hannah New) has helped Woodes Rogers (Luke Roberts) transform Nassau into an impenetrable fortress while Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) amasses a fleet of unprecedented strength, in the hopes of striking the final blow against civilization. But the closer they come to defeat, the more they fight back, setting Flint, John Silver (Luke Arnold) and their allies up for inevitable defeat. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, actor Toby Stephens (who has given a tremendous and emotionally nuanced performance as Captain Flint) talked about how everybody put everything on the line when it came to making Black Sails, what he’ll miss most about the experience, just how dark and tragic things are going to get, the grueling and extensive action sequences, and why he didn’t take anything from the set. He also talked about already signing on to make the Netflix revival of Lost in Space, playing a complex character in a more modern reworking, and how it’s equally as epic, but in a different way. Be aware that there are some spoilers discussed. READ MORE...

GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Catch Up on The First Three Seasons of Black Sails By Winning a Prize Pack

Sorry, this giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who participated! A fourth and final season of Starz hit Black Sails premieres Sunday, January 29th, and we want to help you catch up on the first three seasons of the pirate drama before it sets sail off into the sunset. To celebrate the November 8th release of the show's complete third season on Blu-ray™ + Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ and DVD, SideReel and Anchor Bay Entertainment are giving away TWO Black Sails prize packs, featuring Seasons 1-3 on Blu-ray. So how do you enter? It's easy! 1. Track Black Sails on SideReel, if you're not already tracking it! 2. Make sure you're following SideReel on Instagram . 3. Comment on our giveaway post on Instagram with your SideReel username , or your SideReel public profile URL. It's as easy as that. TWO qualified winners will be selected at random on Monday, November 7th. Good luck! **Sorry, U.S. residents only, no P.O. boxes**