THE BORGIAS will be a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most intriguing and infamous dynastic families. The series begins as the family's patriarch Rodrigo (Jeremy Irons), becomes Pope, propelling him, his two Machiavellian sons Cesare and Juan, and his scandalously beautiful daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.
Last Episode03x10 The Prince Aired: Jun. 16, 2013
Alexander and Cesare are reconciled at last, and the Pope reveals that the Papal Armies have been strengthened and re-equipped with the money …
Series Fun Facts
- In the show they have actor Michel Muller, a man easily in his 40s, portray King Charles VIII of France. Charles VIII only lived to be 27.
- Originally, season 1 was going to have ten episodes, but according to Neil Jordan they ran out of money and had to adapt to nine.
- Steven Berkoff previously played the Florentine preacher Girolamo Savonarola in A Season of Giants (1990) (TV).