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Da Vinci's Demons 

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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

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Directors: Max Pickwoad, Adrian Sellars
Stars: David S. Goyer, Pino Maiello, Tom Riley
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Series cast summary:
Tom Riley ...  Leonardo Da Vinci 28 episodes, 2013-2015
Gregg Chillin ...  Zoroaster 27 episodes, 2013-2015
Eros Vlahos ...  Nico 27 episodes, 2013-2015
Laura Haddock ...  Lucrezia Donati 26 episodes, 2013-2015
Blake Ritson ...  Girolamo Riario 26 episodes, 2013-2015
Elliot Cowan ...  Lorenzo Medici 25 episodes, 2013-2015
Hera Hilmar ...  Vanessa 25 episodes, 2013-2015
James Faulkner ...  Pope Sixtus IV 24 episodes, 2013-2015
Lara Pulver ...  Clarice Orsini 19 episodes, 2013-2015
David Schofield ...  Piero da Vinci 19 episodes, 2013-2015
Ian Pirie ...  Captain Dragonetti 17 episodes, 2013-2015
Alexander Siddig ...  Al-Rahim 13 episodes, 2013-2015
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Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality and time as he begins to not only see the future, but invent it. Written by WellardRockard

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Genius Cannot Be Contained. (Series 1) See more »


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USA

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English

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2013 (USA) See more »

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Da Vinci deemonid See more »

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Tom Riley (Leonardo Da Vinci) & Elliot Cowan (Lorenzo Medici) have previously worked together in the TV mini-series, 'Lost in Austen'. They played Mr. Wickham & Mr. Darcy respectively. See more »

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The real Lorenzo de Medici had no problem conceiving a son. The low-class mother of his illegitimate nephew would be a nameless nobody and definitely not find herself at the head of the Medici family fortune. See more »

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Do writers really think we are this stupid?
13 April 2013 | by IsobelkSee all my reviews

This show is ridiculous. I just can't get beyond the anachronisms which start in the first scene when I'm supposed to think that da Vinci took drugs. And that they were mixed with tobacco which didn't event get to Europe until da Vinci well into the 1500s.

Has no one else in America ever learned anything about da Vinci besides me? This show leads me to believe that my fellow Americans must be philistines if they can find anything redeeming about this show. And all the crap about secret societies is just superfluous. The real story is much more interesting than this crap.

Furthermore, the drawings glimpsed are poor. Why not just use copies of da Vinci's drawings?

I was hoping for something more like the Borgias. This subject matter has potential. But using da Vinci's name for this series is misleading and disappointing.

The cartoons and illustrations are poor. The hairstyles are anachronistic. The clothes show lack of research. The soldiers' hats are more Napoleonic than renaissance. Da Vinci's show of his chest (and other cast members) is too unrealistic.


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