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Set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard.
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Series cast summary:
John Malkovich ...  Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach 9 episodes, 2014
Richard Coyle ...  Tom Lowe 9 episodes, 2014
Claire Foy ...  Kate Balfour 9 episodes, 2014
Yasmine Al Massri ...  Selima El Sharad 9 episodes, 2014
David Hoflin ...  Charlie Rider 9 episodes, 2014
Chris Perfetti ...  Tim Fletch 9 episodes, 2014
Tracy Ifeachor ...  Nenna Ajanlekoko 9 episodes, 2014
Peter Stebbings ...  James Balfour 9 episodes, 2014
Omar Cruz Soto Omar Cruz Soto ...  Good Pirate 9 episodes, 2014
Julian Sands ...  William Jagger 8 episodes, 2014
Ezra Buzzington ...  Eisengrim 8 episodes, 2014
Henry Hereford ...  The Wildman / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Natalie Hoflin ...  Rose / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Lauren Shaw ...  Antoinette / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Hani Naimi ...  Callow 4 episodes, 2014
Aimee Mullins ...  Antoinette / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Marisé Álvarez ...  Nelly 4 episodes, 2014
Abner Caraballo Abner Caraballo ...  British Soldier / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Reema Sampat ...  Trollop / ... 4 episodes, 2014
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The tale takes place on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas. This unique place of piracy, theft and outlaws is reigned by the fearsome pirate captain Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard. But a scheme has been designed to throw Blackbeard from his throne. An assassin, Tom Lowe, is sent with the task to execute the pirate leader. However, as Lowe moves closer towards Blackbeard, he starts to admire his ideas and involvement in the rogue society. And of course, Lowe will not be Blackbeard's only enemy. Written by Bono van den Hork

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Leader. Dreamer. Revolutionary. Pirate See more »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

30 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Herb piratów See more »

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Puerto Rico See more »

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16:9 HD
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It is recorded that Blackbeard had plans for governing a secluded egalitarian colony before he was killed. This series is based on those plans that never materialized. See more »

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Crossbones: I expected more.
31 May 2014 | by niutta-enricoSee all my reviews

I just watched the first episode and I didn't feel the need to go on. I don't care to know what will happen to Mr Lowe, Mr Blackbeard or the other characters of this hasty paced mess.

John Malkovich looks lazy, he just sits and glorifies himself. Richard Coyle on the contrary is hyperactive, trying to overshadow his real rival, Doctor Stephen Maturin, from Patrick O'Brian's 'Master and Commander'. The only pearl is the beautiful Claire Foy, to whom the authors reserved an intriguing role and some very good lines.

The other characters are taken from comic books of the 1930s.

Did you know that Longitude could kill pirates? Socks could harm too.


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