'THE FOUNDATION' SF SERIES
CASTS MORE GALACTIC CITIZENS
Casting updates on two of the upcoming epic series: Apple's television series adaptation of Isaac Asimov's science fiction classic THE
FOUNDATION has some new names in the cast that already has Lee Pace as the lead! Produced by David S. Goyer, the ten episode epic saga revolves around a band of exiles who discover that the only way to save the Galactic Empire from destruction is to defy it. Lee Pace was already announced as Brother Day, the Emperor of the Galaxy, with Jared Harris as Hari Seldon, a mathematical genius who predicts the demise of the empire, and now they are joined by Lou Llobell (as Gaal, a mathematical genius from a repressed rural planet), Leah Harvey (as Salvor, the protective and intuitive warden of a remote outer planet), Laura Birn (as Demerzel the enigmatic aide to the Emperor of the Galaxy), Terrence Mann (as Brother
Dusk, the eldest living member of the ruling family) and dashing Cassian Bilton (as Brother Dawn, the youngest living member of the ruling family and next in line to be Brother Day).
|Laura Birn will be Emperor's enigmatic aide|
|Cassian Bilton will be the imperial heir to the Galaxy|
'LEONARDO DA VINCI' SERIES
COMPLETES ITS LEAD CAST
Meanwhile, Sony Pictures Television has joined Frank Spotnitz's new TV series on LEONARDO Da Vinci, the eight part story which takes
a fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Every episode will explore one of his artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection. With Aidan Turner as Leonardo, I've already informed you that Freddie Highmore will play Stefano Giraldi, a fictional police detective who frames the narrative, investigating da Vinci as the suspect in a murder case and digging into his past. Now, the two of them are joined by Matilda de Angelis, who will star as Caterina da Cremona and famous Giancarlo Giannini in the role of Andrea del Verrocchio. The series will air on RAI in Italy, France Televisions and ZDF in Germany.
|Matilda de Angelis has joined the cast of Leonardo|