Da Vinci's Demons: Starz announce a second season!

Fantastic news via Deadline.com and Starz PR, Da Vinci's Demons has been greenlit for a second season. Filming the 10 episode series begins again next month. 

On the heels of its strong premiere last Friday, Da Vinci’s Demons, Starz’s new series from David Goyer, has been given a second season pickup. The historical fantasy about the young years of world’s greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci (Tom Riley), was watched by more than 2.14 million total viewers during its opening weekend, making it the highest-rated premiere weekend ever for a Starz Original series.

Starz had already made preparations for a potential second season, so production is expected to begin pretty soon, next month, for a 2014 premiere.

“’Da Vinci’s Demons’ serves up action, adventure and history in a unique and highly entertaining way that only someone like David S. Goyer can,” said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht. Added Goyer, “I’m excited that we get to continue the adventures of the world’s most eccentric and glorious polymath.”

Da Vinci's Demons: SFX video interview & new photos

FOX TV UK shared yet another stunning photo of Tom as Leonardo da Vinci, in advance of Friday night's UK TV premiere.

David S. Goyer tweeted a great photo this afternoon of himself, Tom Riley and Tom Bateman outside the sound studios for the DVD commentary.

SFX Magazine shared this brilliant video interview with the cast of Da Vinci's Demons including Tom, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson and Lara Pulver.  


Da Vinci's Demons: Tom to appear on ITV's This Morning on 18th April

According to the ITV This Morning website, Tom is expected to appear on the show this Thursday 18th April. That date is also the premiere of Da Vinci's Demons in Neath, which Tom is also expected to attend according to Wales.gov.uk. Busy day!

Produced by BBC Worldwide owned Adjacent Productions for STARZ, the show is due to be launched in the UK on the FOX digital channel this Friday following a special UK premiere at the Gwyn Hall, Neath, on Thursday (April 18), in recognition of local contribution to the show...

...Lead actor Tom Riley, who plays the young Leonardo da Vinci, will be attending the screening at Neath with Hollywood writer David S Goyer, BBC Worldwide and Adjacent Productions executives and key members of the production team, including local-born Julie Gardner, and Ed Thomas.