NBC Orders Pirate Drama To Series

NBC is adding yet another series to its slate for next season – the pirate tale “Crossbones” reports The Live Feed.

“Luther” creator Neil Cross will adapt Colin Woodard’s book “The Republic of Pirates” which is set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on the legendary Blackbeard.

Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will produce the drama which has been ordered direct to series with ten episodes.