'LEONARDO' EPIC SERIES
AIDAN TURNER AS LEGENDARY PAINTER AND INVENTOR
Big Light Productions has released the first teaser for their new historical TV series LEONARDO for Italian RAI in which Aidan Turner plays the famous painter. The eight-part limited series will tell the incredible
true story of the definitive ‘Renaissance man’.
Born the illegitimate son of a notary in the rural town of Vinci, Leonardo’s lonely childhood leaves him with a relentless, near-superhuman drive to understand everything.
questioning by a Milanese investigator (Freddie Highmore) who holds Leonardo’s life in his hands, we come to see the terrible personal sacrifice that led him to create masterpieces that changed the way we see the world forever.
|The series is created by Medici producer Frank Spotnitz and will air sometime next year portraying Leonardo as openly gay|
|The series also stars James D'Arcy as Ludovico Sforza and Max Bennet as Cesare Borgia with Giancarlo Gianninni as famous Verrocchio|