As the Commodore (John Malkovich)—aka pirate Blackbeard, Edward Teach, the scourge of the West Indies in the early 1700s—massages his schemes into place on NBC’s Crossbones, British spy Tom Lowe (Richard Coyle) maneuvers to thwart whatever carnage the infamous pirate has planned.
EW’s Community gets a jump on the coming action in these video and photo exclusives.
In this cast photo (click to enlarge), Coyle and Malkovich (top) appear with (left to right): Tracy Ifeachor as pirate Nenna Ajanlekoko; David Hoflin as Blackbeard’s right-hand man, Charlie Rider; Claire Foy as British expatriate and Santa Compana island fence Kate Balfour; Yasmine Al Massri as intellectual and Commodore love interest Selima El Sharad; and Chris Perfetti as Lowe’s simpleton assistant, Tim Fletch.
The following video sets the stage for episode 5, “The Return,” which airs Friday, July 11, at 10/9C.
New episodes of Crossbones will air each Friday at 10/9C, leading up to the season finale on August 8.