[Interviews] ‘Our Flag Means Death’ Matthew Maher, Nathan Foad, Samba Schutte, Samson Kayo, Vico Ortiz, David Jenkins and Garrett Basch Talk Pirates and Relationships on the Ship

Our Flag Means Death, the new HBO Max original period comedy from the people who brought you Flight of the Concords, What We Do in the Shadows, and Reservation Dogs is about the real-life pirate, Steed Bonnet, and his crew on his ship, the Revenge. It’s executive produced and stars Taika Waititi.

I talked to the cast members about the funniest scene to shoot, the potential relationships on the ship, avoiding making “trauma porn” for people of color, and who they think should be captain.

Our Flag Means Death is now streaming on HBO Max.