Pirate themed series ‘Crossbones’ has been picked up by NBC which has been created by Neil Cross. It has been official executive Robert Greenblatt has announced the plans at their upfronts presentation for May 14, 2012.
The series is an adaptation of Colin Woodard‘s book The Republic of Pirates, which is about pirates in the year 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, following the adventures of Blackbeard.
Husband and wife duo Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will be producing the project, which will contain ten episodes. Expected premiere date will be in March 2013. Photo Credit, www.nbc.com.