Creator: David S. Goyer
Cast: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Elliot Cowan
This so they say is 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, who smoked opium because he sometimes hear voices he even sees the future and start inventing things.
No too bad for a series but let me say it is not the true story of Da Vincin (Tom Riley). It is not accurate but it is fun to watch anyway. The setting and the costumes are beautiful. It is a fantasy series like I said fantasy being the key word, the real Da Vinci is obviously the inspiration. It it was accurate you would be bored with it so they had to make it entertaining. The father of Da Vinci does not like him very much he has conservative belief and think that is son is wasting his life doing what he is doing.The brilliance of Da Vinci’s Demon is the way of the conflict of Rome and Florence manages to get itself into the journey of Leonardo to find his true place in the world, The overlay animation are quite good in this series. The interpretation of Leonardo could easily be compared to a more of version of Robert Downey Jr’s work as Sherlock Holmes. Tom Riley as Leonardo has done a fine job here. Some people will get addicted to this one. Overall it is a stand up series and it works at being entertaining.