Starz hoists more Black Sails

It’s not yet had its premiere, yet Starz has renewed its forthcoming pirate drama Black Sails for a second season.

Black Sails

Black Sails

The series focuses on the tales of Captain Flint, played by Toby Stephens, and his men, and takes place 20 years before Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel Treasure Island.

It is executive produced by Michael Bay and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, and creator and showrunner Jonathan Steinberg. Robert Levine joins as an executive producer for season two.

Black Sails (8×60′) is due to debut on Starz in January 2014.

Production will begin on the ten-part season two in Cape Town, South Africa, in November.

Source: Starz Entertainment