OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH is loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet (Rhys Darby), a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate. The series also stars the previously announced Academy Award(R) winner Taika Waititi as “Blackbeard,” history’s most feared and revered pirate. Additionally, the ensemble cast includes Kristian Nairn, Nathan Foad, Samson Kayo, Rory Kinnear, Con O’Neill and Vico Ortiz.
Newly Added Series Regulars:
Ewen Bremner (“Trainspotting,” “Wonder Woman,” “Creation Stories”) as “Buttons.”
Bremner is represented by The Gersh Agency, Independent Talent Group, Suskin Management and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson.
David Fane (“Next Goal Wins,” “Bro’Town,” “800 Words”) as “Fang.”
Fane is represented by Gail Cowan Management.
Joel Fry (“Cruella,” “In The Earth,” “Yesterday”) as “Frenchie.”
Fry is represented by Independent Talent.
Guz Khan (“Man Like Mobeen,” “Army of Thieves,” “The Bubble”) as “Ivan.”
Khan is represented by Curtis Brown and UTA.
Matt Maher (“Marriage Story,” “Captain Marvel,” “Live by Night”) as “Black Pete.”
Maher is represented by CESD Talent and Viking Entertainment.
Credits: OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH is executive produced by Taika Waititi, who is also directing the pilot. Series creator and showrunner David Jenkins executive produces with Emmy(R)-nominated producer Garrett Basch and Dan Halsted.