Starz’s Pirate Drama ‘Black Sails’ Sets Course For Comic-Con 2013

Starz has set course for Comic-Con 2013 with a special screening of their upcoming pirate drama Black Sails.The fan only will event will take place on Thursday, July 18 and feature a special introduction by series stars Zach McGowan, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Mark Ryan, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and series creators Jonathan Steinberg and Robert Levine. Starz also teases that a few surprise guests and more details about the screening will be announced closer to the big event.

From executive produced by Michael Bay (Transformers), Black Sails is set 20 years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island, and will focus on the pirate exploits of Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his crew, including a young John Silver (Luke Arnold). Together they’ll fight to save the notorious pirate haven of New Providence Island.

Black Sails eight-episode first season will debut in January 2014 on Starz.