Trailer for John Malkovich's Pirate Series Crossbones

NBC has released the first promo trailer for their pirate series Crossbones, which stars John Malkovich as Blackbeard the pirate. The series was created by Neil Cross, who is behind the acclaimed British drama Luther.

I was sold on the series just with the casting of Malcovich as Blackbeard, and I'm happy to say that the trailer doesn't disappoint! This series looks freakin' awesome, and Malcovich is perfect in this role! I think it's going to be way better than what Starz is doing with Black Sails.

As a huge fan of pirates I'm incredibly excited for this show. I honestly wasn't expecting something like this from NBC, so I'm pleasantly surprised by how great it looks.

Here's a detailed synopsis:

It’s 1715 on the Bahamian island of Santa Campana, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard (John Malkovich), reigns over a rogue nation of thieves,
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