Starz has found its Blackbeard. Divergent‘s Ray Stevenson has joined the cast of Black Sails as the iconic pirate, also known as Edward Teach, for the upcoming third season. One of the most notorious pirates to have ever lived, Edward Teach (Blackbeard) returns to settle some unfinished business, but a great deal has changed during his absence, and he will have to disrupt cemented alliances and challenge new ones to achieve the impossible. Check out the behind-the-scenes look at Season 3 above.
Stevenson can currently be seen in the Divergent sequel Insurgent in a reprisal of his role as Marcus Eaton. He also played Titus Pollo’ in the HBO/BBC series Rome, and was Isaak Sirko in Showtime’s Dexter. Other film credits include Marvel’s Thor, The Book of Eli, The Punisher Warzone, King Arthur, Kill the Irishman and Jayne Mansfield’s Car.
Stevenson joins Black Sails star Toby Stephens, along with Hannah New, Luke Arnold, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Tom Hopper, Zach McGowan, Clara Paget and Toby Schmitz.