The second season of the period rom-com series Our Flag Means Death starts filming. HBO Max renewed the series for a second season in June 2022. Samba Schutte, who plays Roach in the series, confirmed the beginning of the series production through a Twitter post.
Created by David Jenkins, the series revolves around an 18th-century gentleman-turned-pirate and his band of pirates who go on adventures aboard a ship known as Revenge. Rhys Darby plays the lead while filmmaker Taika Waititi plays Blackbeard while Con O’Neill plays his right-hand man Izzy Hands.
The first season premiered on HBO MAX on 3 March and received generally positive reviews. The ensemble cast of the series includes Nathan Foad, Samson Kayo, Vico Ortiz, Ewen Bremner, Joel Fry, Matt Maher, Kristian Nairn, Con O’Neill, David Fane, Rory Kinnear, Nat Faxon, Fred Armisen, and Leslie Jones in supporting roles.
Apart from playing a key role in the series, Waititi is also credited as a producer along with series creator Jenkins, Garrett Basch, and Dan Halsted. The series is expected to release in March 2023.