05/07/2013 05:41 pm ET Updated Jul 07, 2013

Michael Bay Pirate Show On Starz, 'Black Sails,' Gets A Premiere Date


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 the events of "Treasure Island," when the captain first takes on the young John Silver (Luke Arnold). The first season will consist of eight episodes.

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