The premium channel said today the sophomore season of its pirate drama will premiere January 24 at 9PM ET/PT. The Michael Bay-produced Black Sails is set 20 years before Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island and chronicles the tales of Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his men, including young John Silver (Luke Arnold). Hannah New, Tadgh Murphy, Zach McGowan also star. The series was renewed for Season 2 in July 2013, and Starz CEO confirmed a third-season order two months ago at TCA. Jonathan Steinberg and Robert Levine are the creators and executive producers of Black Sails, with Bay and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form also EPs.
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