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A new featurette has arrived for Starz's upcoming "Da Vinci's Demons," in which we meet a 15th century version of Hillary Clinton: the elegant, beautiful, and deceptively powerful Clarice Orsini as portrayed by Lara Pulver.

Orsini is the wife of Lorenzo Medici (played by Elliot Cowan) and part of the ultimate Florentine “power couple” in David S. Goyer’s new Starz Original Series “Da Vinci’s Demons.” Lara Pulver (“True Blood,” “Sherlock,” “Robin Hood”), who plays Orsini, compares her character to “a modern-day Hillary Clinton or a Wallis Simpson – a powerhouse of a woman who is a devoted wife and mother and yet, a very forward-thinking, intelligent, driven woman.”

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, »

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