John Malkovich Is Blackbeard And More In First Images From NBC’s Crossbones

American TV schedules appear to be somewhat shaken up this year, with a lot more interesting work starting in the spring and summer. NBC’s Crossbones is to play out on NBC over the middle of the year, kicking off on May 30th.

Here’s a series of cast pictures, which I found at Up and Comers. There’s John Malkovich as Blackbeard, and that alone will have me tuning in, but there’s also Richard Coyle, one of Bleeding Cool’s favourites. Oh, and Clare Foy, an alum of Oxford Drama School, right here in my stomping ground.

Malkovich seems to be having fun. Again.

Crossbones was created by Neil Cross, the man behind Luther and a cracking, but as yet unfilmed, screenplay adaptation of The Day of the Triffids. I think it’s got a good chance of being appointment-to-view stuff.

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]
civilwar28_1

Improbable Previews: Hero Vs. Hero Conflict Comes To Shocking End In Civil War 2 #8

Today In Pro Wrestler Superhero Movie Casting: Charlotte Flair as Female Thor

Marvel Gets You Ready For Thor: Ragnarok With The Latest TL;DR

wwno

Wizard World To Announce New Funding On Monday

jason-momoa-aquaman

‘Aquaman’ Gets A Release Date

nke4sx1

Jason Momoa Basically Is Aquaman In Real Life

ninjak

Ninjak: Weaponeer – 24 Trades Of Christmas

thorragnarok

In Case That Last Thor Ragnarok Poster Is Fake, Here’s Another One That’s Totally Real

Is Cyborg’s Female Equivalent Called Variant? Or She-Borg?

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer To Play ‘Barbie’ In A Live Action Film