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Starz is hoping David S. Goyer can bring some of his magic from Batman Begins to the small screen with Da Vinci's Demons, the upcoming cable series poised to take over for Spartacus.

Da Vinci's Demons is a historical series that twists the early years of Leonardo Da Vinci into a violent and graphic fantasy. In the same way that Spartacus has reveled in gore and nudity, Da Vinci's Demons will do the same and attempt to capture the same audience.

British actor Tom Riley plays Da Vinci who uses skills to become a sort of historical superhero who works to "free the future" from an elite society who wish to suppress knowledge. Speaking at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Goyer admits he and the crew have "embellished it with a little bit of what I'm calling historical fantasy," going on to state that the story is about »

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