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‘Our Flag Means Death’ Season 2 – First Trailer Proves Love Hurts, Even If You’re a Pirate

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Aug 31 2023

Blackbeard and Stede’s romance hits a snag in the first trailer for Our Flag Means Death Season 2.

Our Flag Means Death is loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet, an aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate. He takes to the seas in his ship, The Revenge. His kindhearted nature isn’t a good fit for piracy, but he manages to make his way into the scene. He meets Black Beard and forms an unlikely friendship that grows into something more.

The unlikely relationship, as well as its diverse cast of characters, have endeared fans to the show. There’s nothing out there that’s quite like it.

Courtesy of HBO Max

First Look at Season 2

The first season ended with Stede and Blackbeard separating after sharing their true feelings with one another. Stede chose to revisit his wife and children to get closure and move on without his old life weighing on him. Once that’s behind him, he sets out to find his real love. Blackbeard (or Ed), heartbroken after Stede’s departure, returns to the helm of the Revenge and embraces his fearsome reputation.

This first look shows just how broken Ed is and how much Stede still cares for him. Can the two survive this and find a life together on the high seas? We’ll find out in October.

Our Flag Means Death Season 2 Cast

Rhys Darby and Taika Waititi are returning as Stede Bonnet and Ed Teach/Blackbeard, respectively. The Revenge crew members returning are Nathan Foad as Lucius, Joel Fry as Frenchie, Samson Kayo as Oluwande, Vico Ortiz as Jim, Ewen Bremner as Buttons, Samba Schutte as Roach, Kristian Nairn as Wee John, and Matthew Maher as Black Pete.

Newcomers to the high seas include Ruibo Qian, Madeleine Sami, and Anapela Polataivao.

Struggling to earn the respect of his potentially mutinous crew, Stede’s fortunes changed after a fateful run-in with the infamous Captain Blackbeard. To their surprise, the wildly different Stede and Blackbeard found more than friendship on the high seas…they found love. Now, they have to survive it.

Our Flag Means Death Season 2 arrives on Max October 5th.

our flag means death season 2 poster


Author: Mars Garrett
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