11 March 2013 3:53 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We're just a month away from the April 12th debut of "Da Vinci's Demons" on Starz, and here's a new teaser for the series created by David S. Goyer that presents a never-before-seen portrayal of one of the most infamous historical figures of all time… Leonardo da Vinci.

"Leonardo was a transformational figure—the original Renaissance man and the kind of genius that only emerges every thousand years or so,” said Goyer. “What I like about this image is that it embodies a lot of the show's themes. It's aspirational. The triumph of the human spirit over ignorance and repression—the audacity of imagination."

While the da Vinci depicted in the history books was renowned for his works of art and inventions that included the calculator, army tank, diving suit, solar power, and many more, “Da Vinci’s Demon’s” depicts a 25-year-old da Vinci (portrayed by Tom Riley, Return to House on Haunted Hill, »

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