Watch the Trailer for Taika Waititi’s New Pirate Series


A first look at Taika Waititi’s new series, Our Flag Means Death, is here.

Based on 18th-century aristocrat turned pirate, Stede Bonnet (played by Rhys Darby) the series features loosely around Bonnet’s high seas escapades, after he turned away from life a wealthy landowner to commandeer his own ship and crew—despite having zero sailing experience.

He would become known across the seven seas as ‘The Gentleman Pirate,’ even getting in a tussle with the infamous Blackbeard (played in the series by Waititi, of course). Check out the first trailer above and catch the first episode of Our Flag Means Death on March 31, 2022, on HBO.

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