On Saturday's new episode of Black Sails, John Silver smells a rat.
In the exclusive first look at the episode below, Silver (Luke Arnold) tries to warn Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) about the possibly wavering loyalties of recently appointed quartermaster Billy Bones (Tom Hopper). But will Captain Flint put much stock in the word of Silver, who's already proven to be a thief and a liar? ...
If you've watched a pirate movie, you've seen the stunt where the captain balances precariously atop a ship's mast, pierces its sail with his cutlass, grabs the hilt with both hands and slides fearlessly down to the deck. Daredevil Douglas Fairbanks Sr. originated the move in 1926's The Black Pirate. It's as ubiquitous on screen as an adventurer swinging from the rigs. But the dusty sea dogs of the new Starz period drama Black Sails would call it bloody foolish — unless cracked...
Michael Bay's pirate drama Black Sails will premiere in January, Starz announced Tuesday.
The series follows Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his crew 20 years before ...
A British Invasion...? If only. U.K.-born Toby Stephens (Die Another Day) has landed the lead in Inseparable, a prospective pilot for Fox, says the Reporter. Pitched to the network before the strike by Shaun Cassidy (Invasion), the drama is pegged as "a modern-day Jekyll-and-Hyde tale" in which a partially paralyzed forensic shrink harbors a split personality his other self being a charismatic criminal. Inseparable, it should be noted, has not yet been picked up by Fox as a pilot. But with this pre-season being so unusual, networks are in some cases locking up talent first .