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Our Flag Means Death - Rory Kinnear, Kristian Nairn & Vico Ortiz and Others Cast In Period Pirate Comedy

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Kristian Nairn, Nathan Foad, Samson Kayo, Rory Kinnear, Con O’Neill and Vico Ortiz Star In The Max Original Comedy Series OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH

Logline: 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® winner Taika Waititi as “Blackbeard,” history’s most feared and revered pirate. Waititi is directing the pilot.

Newly Added Series Regulars:

Kristian Nairn (Game of Thrones, The Little People, internationally renowned DJ) as “Wee John Feeney.”

Nathan Foad (Bloods) as “Lucius.”

Samson Kayo (Truth Seekers, The Bubble, Death to 2020) as “Oluwande.”

Rory Kinnear (Bond, Penny Dreadful, The Imitation Game) as “Captain Nigel Badminton” and “Chauncey Badminton.”

Con O’Neill (The Batman, The Way of the Wind, Chernobyl) as “Izzy.”

Vico Ortiz (Vida, Everything's Gonna Be Okay, American Horror Story: 1984) as “Bonifacia.”

Credits: OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH is executive produced by Waititi, series creator and showrunner David Jenkins, Emmy®-nominated producer Garrett Basch and Dan Halsted.