Black Sails takes place 20 years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, and follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint.
The 10-episode fourth season of the high seas drama brings about the conclusion of the Treasure Island prequel, and finds the pirates at war in the West Indies.
The shores of New Providence Island have never been bloodier, but the closer civilization comes to defeat, the more desperately, and destructively, it will fight back.
In the Season 4 premiere, the invasion of Nassau meets with catastrophe, Teach and Rackham seek revenge for the death of Charles Vane and Eleanor adjusts to her new role.
South African actors appearing in this season include Russel Savadier, Craig Jackson, André Jacobs, Craig Hawks, Moshidi Motshegwa, Zethu Dlomo, David Butler, Tinah Mnumzana, Paul du Toit, Tony Kgoroge, Nicky Rebelo, Fiona Ramsay, Jose Domingos, Nat Ramabulana, Mpho Osei-Tutu, Warrick Grier, Ty Keogh and Ron Smerczak.
Black Sails is created by Jonathan E. Steinberg (Jericho, Human Target) and Robert Levine (Touch) and executive produced by Steinberg, Levine, Michael Bay (the Transformers franchise, 13 Hours, Pearl Harbor), and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Purge, and Ouija franchises), as well as Chris Symes (Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Eragon), Brad Caleb Kane (Fringe, Crash), and Dan Shotz (Jericho, Harper's Island).