Medici Masters of Florence Series 2
It is not very often that we brag about our children but on this occasion, we shall make an exception.
Well done to Callum (Blake ) who, for the past 6 weeks, has been in and out of various locations in Italy filming Season 2 of the Medici in the role of Carlo de Medici. That`s all we can say till release.
Medici: Masters of Florence is an Italian-British television drama series about the Medici dynasty set in 15th-century Florence, starring Dustin Hoffman as Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici, Richard Madden as Cosimo de’ Medici, and Stuart Martin as Lorenzo de’ Medici (The Elder). The series was co-created by Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files and Man in the High Castle) and Nicholas Meyer (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan). Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (The Pillars of the Earth) directed all eight episodes. Episodes 1 and 2 aired on Rai 1 (Italian TV) on 18 October 2016. According to Italian ratings compiler Auditel, it attracted record 7.6 million viewers. The first season consists of eight episodes.
Winner of the 2016 Capri TV Series Award.Production company(s) Lux Vide
Big Light Productions
The show has been renewed for a second season, with Sean Bean appearing as Jacopo de’ Pazzi. It is broadcast in several countries around the world.Daniel Sharman has been cast as the young Lorenzo the Magnificent and Bradley James as his brother Giuliano. Callum Blake as Carlo Medici.
The first series is set in the 15th-century Florence, and the protagonist is Cosimo the Elder who was elected head of the Florentine Republic in 1434. Cosimo has inherited the Bank of Medici from his father Giovanni, who has been mysteriously poisoned. Through various flashbacks (20 years prior), we are introduced to Florence at the time of Giovanni, and to his relationship with his sons Cosimo and Lorenzo.
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