Black Sails is a television series that is set up as a prequel to classic book of Robert Louis Stevenson entitled Treasure Island. It follows the adventures of cutthroat corsair Captain Flint and his crew of brutal buccaneers, whose plundering ways have led them to the brink of extinction. Flintâ€™s fight for survival forces him to seek sanctuary on the debauched pirate paradise New Providence Island, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and stunning brutality. On the journey, Flint will take on a young, fast-talking addition to his crewâ€” one, John Silver. Stars Toby Stephens, Tom Hopper, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Hannah New, Zach McGowan, Luke Arnold, Mark Ryan, Hakeem Kae Kazim, Toby Schmitz, Clara Paget, and Sean Michael.