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Ray Stevenson on Making Landfall as Blackbeard on Starz' Black Sails

Aaron Sagers | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

The actor discusses the research he put into Blackbeard, and how he set about bringing the pirate to life on Black Sails without becoming too, well, "pirate-y."

Media Toaster Launches: An Interview With Michael Meis, Plus Drishti Beats Goes to CTIA Expo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.03.2016 | Technology
Mike Ragogna

Media Toaster is a brand new, Burbank-based facility, specializing in innovative and proprietary filmed entertainment content delivery and post production technology.

Why I'm Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Hannah New | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Hannah New

Although I had seen townships in other parts of the world, there was something about the scale of this place that left me dumbfounded. I later learnt that these tiny boxes made of corrugated-iron, plastic sheeting and scraps of wood, which precariously sat on top of one another, were home to over 2 million people.

'Black Sails' Sets Ratings Record

Posted 01.28.2014 | TV

Shiver me timbers! Starz's new original series "Black Sails" set a ratings record for the cable network nabbing 3.5 million viewers over the weeken...

'Black Sails' Pirates vs. 'Vikings' Invaders: Which Raiders Win?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.25.2014 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Too much of a slog, and not enough grog.

Black Sails Showrunner On Grit, Politics Of Starz Pirates

Aaron Sagers | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

In the following interview, Jonathan E. Steinberg, who also serves as Black Sails' show runner, spoke about the choice to opt for gritty realism over parrots and planks.

'Black Sails' Trailer Has Fighting Pirates, Explosions & Sex

Posted 10.14.2013 | TV

Starz has released a new trailer for Michael Bay's "Black Sails" that is filled with fighting pirates, sex scenes and explosions. "Black Sails'" f...

Maureen Ryan

Michael Bay's New Pirate Series Renews Before It Aired | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.29.2013 | TV

Starz has renewed the upcoming Michael Bay pirate drama "Black Sails" for a second season before the first season even premiered, Starz CEO Chris Albr...

Pirates: The New Zombies?

Posted 04.17.2013 | TV

Michael Bay's new pirate drama "Black Sails" now has a trailer! The Starz series will hit airwaves in 2014, but you don't have to wait that long to...

Michael Bay's 'Treasure Island' Prequel Coming To Starz

Posted 05.03.2012 | TV

Starz and Michael Bay are setting sail on the high seas. The premium cable network has ordered an eight-episode season of "Black Sails," a pirate dram...