Hakeem Kae-Kazim stars as Mr. Scott in his third series of Michael Bay’s and STARZ Black hit series Sails
Well known to audiences across the world, Hakeem Kae-Kazim has enjoyed roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest Blockbusters, such as Hotel Rwanda, X-Men: Wolverine and Pirates of the Caribbean. He gained a wealth of fans playing Colonel Ike Dubaku in the seventh season of Fox TV’s 24, since 24, Hakeem has racked up an impressive list of credits in Hollywood’s most popular TV series, including his latest Gotham. Thankfully this talented actor is back for a third series playing Mr. Scott in Michael Bays and STARZ popular television series Black Sails.In Black Sails Kae-Kazim stars as Mr. Scott, a former slave who has risen in stature, Mr. Scott like all the characters in this popular show are based on people that existed in the 17th and 18th century.
This fan favorite centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island. The series is set in 1715 and the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean is at its apex. The former British colony of New Providence Island is now lawless territory, controlled by a few dozen of the most notorious pirate captains in history. Hakeem stars alongside Zach McGowan (Shameless), Jessica Parker Kennedy (The Secret Circle, 50/50), Mark Ryan (Transformers, The Prestige) and Toby Stephens (Die Another Day).
Hakeem’s impressive list of primetime Television shows include Human Target, Criminal Minds, NAVY NCIS, Law & Order: SVU, Cobert Affairs, Gotham, Lost and Strike Back. He is also a well known face on our big screen, having grown his extensive filmography including Pirates of the Caribbean III with Johnny Depp, Cane with Jimmy Smits, The Triangle with Sam Neill, The Librarian with Gabrielle Anwar, X-Men: Wolverine with Hugh Jackman, The 4th Kind alongside Milla Jovovich and Darfur with Billy Zane. His latest feature films include Half of a Yellow Sun and A Chance of Rain. Hakeem has also just finished shooting the exciting new action thriller Dias Santana, which will be released in 2015.