Max has released another jam-packed and heartbreaking trailer for Our Flag Means Death season two.

Spoilers ahead.

On 14 September, the popular streaming service surprised fans when they dropped an official trailer for the show’s new batch of episodes. 

At the start of the eye-opening sneak peek, a shot of Stede Bonnett (Rhys Darby) lying on the floor flashes across the screen while he reflects on his fractured relationship with Blackbeard (Taika Waititi).

“I’ve let him down, I should have just told him how I feel. I will find him,” he exclaims. 

However, Stede’s reconciliation plans are quickly shot down by Oluwande (Samson Kayo), who says that Blackbeard is planning to murder him due to their breakup. 

“I didn’t dump him! We’re on a break,” Stede exclaims.

The trailer then transitions to Blackbeard, who’s returned to his old ruthless ways to cope with his broken heart – which includes ship takeovers, drinking and smoking. 

“Yeah, I had a very rough night last night,” Blackbeard says. “But it’s a new day. No more booze, no more drugs and more importantly, no more Stede.”

However, his plan gets derailed when he has an awkward run in with the gentleman pirate in a marketplace.

In addition to Stede and Blackbeard’s “will-they-won’t-they” love story, the trailer teases a new posh villain and a first look at Minnie Driver’s queer pirate Anne Bonny. 


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Shortly after the teaser’s release, fans flocked to social media to express their excitement over the new season.

One fan wrote: “F***ing GIDDY over the Our Flag Means Death trailer. Seratonin returning to my body.”

Another person tweeted: “I have watched the Our Flag Means Death season 2 trailer 5 times today and I cry every time. I need it! I’m not ready! I’m a mess!” 

Fortunately, fans won’t have to wait too long for Our Flag Means Death season two, with its premiere set for 5 October on Max.

In addition to Darby and Waititi, the new batch of episodes will see the return of Ewen Bremner as Nathaniel Buttons, Con O’Neill as Israel “Izzy” Hands, Joel Fry as Frenchie, Nathan Foad as Lucius Spriggs and Vico Ortiz as Jim Jimenez.

More star power incoming: Kristian Nairn as Wee John Feeney, Matthew Maher as Black Pete, Guz Khan as Ivan, David Fane as Fang, Rory Kinnear as Captain Nigel Badminton, Nat Faxon as The Swede and Samba Schuette as Roach.

The second season will also include a plethora of guest stars, including Leslie Jones as the hilarious Spanish Jackie and Rubio Qian as the mysterious merchant Susan.

Watch the official trailer for Our Flag Means Death season two here or below.