How many pirates does it take to screw in a light bulb? We may soon find out. Pirates seem to be the next big thing…again. I brought you the news when the upcoming Starz series called Black Sails Zach McGowan and Luke Arnold. Today we learned that House star, Hugh Laurie also wants to be a pirate, but for NBC.
The action-adventure drama is called Crossbones and THR says it will be a 10-episode program based upon Colin Woodard’s book set in 1700s, called The Republic of Pirates.
While those two bits of literature may seem different, both the Starz series and the NBC mini-series will revolve around the Bahamian island of New Providence.
Crossbones happens in the year 1715. New Providence is the first functioning democracy in the Americas, »
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