Da Vinci's Demons: NYCC panel 11th October 2014

Details of the Starz Da Vinci's Demons panel at New York Comic Con 2014 have been shared on the NYCC app. It seems that Da Vinci's Demons will be presented along with Black Sails again, in 1A06 from 1215 - 1400 hours on Saturday 11th October 2014.

I cant find any details of a signing session yet. Photo above is of Tom at NYCC 2013, shared by Starz.

Da Vinci's Demons: FOX Sweden launch party

According to the new FOX Sweden Facebook Page, Tom and Gregg Chillin will be attending their launch party in Stockholm, on Thursday 18th September. A competition is offering the chance to meet Tom and Gregg at the launch.

Season 1 of Da Vinci's Demons premieres on the new FOX channel in Sweden this weekend. 

Da Vinci's Demons: re-creating Machu Picchu for season 2

Today's Independent has an interview with several production designers, including Ed Thomas, who shared behind the scenes photos and sketches from season 2, and reveals some interesting tit-bits about creating the Peruvian scenes.

In order to recreate the 15th-century, mountain-top Inca site of Machu Picchu, along with Peruvian beaches and jungle, for an episode of 'Da Vinci's Demons', production designer Edward Thomas began in the graphics department: "I sit down with the computer graphics guys and say, 'Can you provide me with backdrop?'

For the beach, we went to a military beach in South Wales, which is closed to the public, and we took South American plants there. "We then went to Heligan Gardens in Cornwall, which has this array of amazing South American plants, and from there we go to a quarry in mid-Wales for our rocky mountain paths to Machu Picchu, before finally building our set of Machu Picchu back in Swansea."

Could the military beach be Bullslaughter Bay, or close to it? It certainly looks similar.

 

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