Black Sails season one set a STARZ viewership record for a debuting STARZ Original series during its opening weekend in January 2014, established an average of 5.3 million viewers per episode, and is distributed in about 130 countries and territories worldwide.

Black Sails stars Toby Stephens as the brilliant and unstoppable ‘Captain Flint.’ Stephens is an accomplished film, television and stage actor, well-known for his role in Die Another Day. He starred in BBC’s Vexed and on stage in Noel Coward’s Private Lives. His many film credits include Believe and Twelfth Night. Hannah New portrays ‘Eleanor Guthrie,’ a beautiful and determined young woman who runs the smuggling operation on New Providence. London-born Hannah starred in the miniseries, El Tiempo Entre Costuras (The Time Between Seams), the feature Fuga De Cerebros 2, and most recently in Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. Luke Arnold portrays the classic character, ‘John Silver,’ in the years before his well-known feats. 

Arnold is a native of Australia, where he began working in television on series including McLeod’s Daughters, Rush and Rescue: Special Ops. He also went on to appear in the feature film, Broken Hill and most recently starred in the miniseries INXS: The Michael Hutchence Story. Rising star Jessica Parker Kennedy is in the role of ‘Max,’ a young prostitute with an eye towards advancement. Jessica is known for her work in the television series, The Secret Circle, and has appeared in the films 50/50 and In Time. Zach McGowan is featured as ‘Captain Charles Vane,’ a rival pirate Captain Flint. McGowan is most well-known for his role in the series Shameless and will appear in the feature film Dracula Untold.