Da Vinci's Demons
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He is guided by a mystic to unlock the hidden areas of his mind by accessing the Fountain of Memory , as he becomes involved with a mysterious cult known as the Sons of Mithras. They inform him that he has the power not only to see the future but also to shape it.
Tom Riley was the first actor to be cast in the series, as The Hollywood Reporter announced he had landed the role as da Vinci. Goyer and managing director Carmi Zlotnik revealed he was cast as he could portray the character with many dimensions that would appeal to a worldwide audience.
The series has marked the first collaboration between Starz and BBC Worldwide following a new production agreement. Goyer claimed that this was justified by "new research" that has revealed Chinese and European explorers may have arrived in the New World earlier than was originally believed.
Season 1 has received favourable reviews from critics. The sites consensus reads: Season 2 has also been received well. Furthermore, it holds a Metacritic score of 69 out of , based on 4 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews. Lead actor Tom Riley won best actor for his role as Leonardo da Vinci at the Bafta Cymru awards, where the show was also nominated for best production design and best costume design.
While the series maintains fantasy elements throughout, it still works within a historical context. Deviations from the historical timeline are usually done so for dramatic purposes. These liberties include Leonardo's charge and acquittal of sodomy with three other men according to Florentine court records, was changed in the series, as he is tried alone for an affair with Jacopo Saltarelli.
Certain figures are also featured in place of others to allow for more narrative expansion and character development.
This is noted by the inclusion of Cosimo de' Medici and Vlad the Impaler among several others. There is widespread belief that Leonardo was primarily if not exclusively sexually attracted to and involved with men. Goyer acknowledged this and said that the show would not shy away from the subject. Leonardo describes his sexual relationship with men as a curiosity, as he states "No one defines me.
In a later interview with the gay-interest website The Backlot , Riley expressed his hope that the episode addressed concerns about the show's depiction of Leonardo's sexuality in a way that is satisfactory and respectful to any historical beliefs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Julian Court Fabian Wagner. List of Da Vinci's Demons episodes. Retrieved 10 March Sex, violence and playing the lead in Da Vinci's Demons". Retrieved 6 May TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 23 July So here's a bad vote.
Plenty of writers historians and novelists and screenplayers would only dream to have the budget to create something on the life of Leonardo. The great majority of them - being either good or bad - will never be able to do that. Good for Mr Goyer he will never get such attention in the future centuries otherwise I can imagine that lots of people would like to do at least a miniserie on the brain "virtues" of watching his creations and the financial "virtues" of entertaining kids in 21th century.
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On Disc at Amazon. Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future. Jack Black on Jack Black. Complete Premiere Schedule. Midseason TV Premiere Schedule: How Much Have You Seen? How many episodes of Da Vinci's Demons have you seen? Share this Rating Title: Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
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