Da Vinci’s Demons a British-American drama television series that presents fictional account of Leonardo da Vinci’s early adult life as an artist, inventor, idealist, and intellectual genius. The series was conceived and written by David S. Goyer and produced by the BBC’s Adjacent Productions. Loosely based on the life of famed inventor Leonardo Da Vinci, the fantasy/historical drama would return to Wales to film the BBC Worldwide co-production in May, with season 2 slated to air in 2014.
There were eight episodes in first season that was premiered on April 12, 2013. On April 17, 2013, Starz renewed the series for a second season; the production was started in mid-year 2013. The new episodes are planned to be broadcast in spring 2014. As this series has pulled in record numbers of 2.14 million viewers in its premiere weekend it will be interesting to watch the premiere of new season.
This historical fantasy 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.
Talking about the second season of the Da Vinci’s Demons, Goyer announced that comic book writers Jonathan Hickman and Matt Fraction have been hired to write two episodes for the second season.Directors for season 2 will include Peter Hoar (Shetland) , Charles Sturridge (The Scapegoat) and Jon Jones (Titanic mini-series).
The series creator David Goyer told about season 2 that “We will find out more about the cult Sons of Mithras and the mythical Book of Leaves, the tome that sends da Vinci toward the New World and right into conflict with ancient Incan tribes.”
There will be many new characters joining the series this upcoming season, Colombian model turned actress Carolina Guerra will join the series in upcoming season.
Da Vinci’s Demons will continue to re-imagine Da Vinci as a superhero of sorts in this upcoming season as he embarks on a journey to find the book of leaves. The new teaser continues the fantastical theme set forth in the first trailer and combines it with the gorgeous imagery we’ve come to expect from Da Vinci’s Demons‘ teasers.
The new trailer of Da Vinci’s Demon’s shows a bird that passes through a cloud and comes out on the other side as Da Vinci’s beautiful flying machine. Watch the teaser below. “It’s time to save the future,”
Da Vinci’s Demons premieres in 2014 on Starz.
Da Vinci’s Demons Season 2 Trailer