He is incredibly shrewd and manages to outmaneuver his rivals at every turn. His undying devotion to his derelict favorite son Juan has been a chink in his otherwise impenetrable armor, and has wreaked havoc for him both personally and professionally. Cast. Jeremy Irons leads the cast as Rodrigo Borgia who becomes Pope in 1492. With Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan. Although she no longer shares the Pope's bed, she is still the matriarch of his household and a vital member of his family. The Pope, despite his corruption and cunning, believes he is doing what is right but often questions himself and his actions when innocents are caught in the crossfire. He proves his military and strategic prowess again and again, helping his father amass tremendous wealth and power. Cesare declines his brothers request of using Michelotto. More interested in the brothels and taverns of Rome than in defending his family, Juan nonetheless resents his brother Cesare, the more apt warrior son. When a younger woman unseats her for the Pope's affections, her initial fury turns into a grudging and collaborative truce with the new mistress. Directed by (1) Writing credits (2) Cast (96) Produced by (1) Music by (1) Cinematography by (1) Film Editing by (1) Production Design by (1) Costume Design by (1) Makeup Department (2) Sound Department (1) Camera and Electrical Department (1) Rufio is a ruthless assassin working under Cardinal Sforza, as a student of the art of death. The Borgias cast list, including photos of the actors when available. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. Borgia Family, descendants of a noble line, originally from Valencia, Spain, that established roots in Italy and became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 1400s and 1500s. Official Sites © 2021 Showtime Networks Inc. and Showtime Digital Inc. SHOWTIME is a registered trademark of Showtime Networks Inc., a ViacomCBS Company. | After a disastrous arranged marriage ended in annulment, scandal, and an illegitimate son fathered by a stable boy, Lucrezia is determined to have control over her own destiny, much to her father's dismay. The rich and powerful Cardinal Della Rovere is Rodrigo Borgia's chief rival for the papacy. He serves as his father's consigliere, and carries out the most heinous atrocities to … With Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley. A frightening lone wolf, Micheletto is personally tormented by a sexual orientation that has no place in Renaissance Italy. Episode 5: The Borgias In Love. He is sent to Rome by his patron to bring about the Borgias' downfall, and he tries to enlist Cardinal Sforza's help in doing so. One of the Borgias' most trusted confidantes also happens to be a Sforza, Catherina's cousin. The King of Naples refuses to accept Lucrzia's child as part of the marriage agreement and pointedly invites Caterins Sforza and other Borgia enemies to the wedding. The Borgias Cast. Borgia (/ ˈ b ɔːr (d) ʒ ə / BOR-zhə, BOR-jə, Italian: ; Spanish and Aragonese: Borja; Valencian: Borja [ˈbɔɾdʒa]) was a Spanish-Aragonese noble family, which rose to prominence during the Italian Renaissance. Della Rovere's scheming is not lost on Alexander and Cesare, who redouble their efforts to take him down permanently. Company Credits -Scene 3: Cesare and Lucrezia give in to their lust and kiss. All rights reserved. The third and final season was shot at Korda Studios, Budapest, Hungary, and premiered on April 14, 2013. Juan's ineptitude on the battlefield and misplaced familial pride lead to his extreme alienation from his furious and disgusted siblings, and ultimately to an untimely fate. He relishes danger and inflicting punishment on the Borgias' foes. The Borgias 2011 TV-MA 3 Seasons Canadian TV Shows Follow the lives of the notorious Borgia family, a clan headed by plotting patriarch Rodrigo and his beautiful but treacherous daughter, Lucrezia. The most famous branch of the Borgia family originated with Alfonso de Borgia (1378–1458, and or Alfons de Borja in Spanish), the son of a middling status family, in Valencia, Spain.Alfons went to university and studied canon and civil law, where he demonstrated talent and after graduation began to rise through the local church. Conspiring with his ruthless sons Cesare and Juan and poisonously seductive daughter Lucrezia, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Created by Tom Fontana. Hired by Cesare to serve as the Borgias' enforcer, Micheletto is utterly cold and compassionless. 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This one hurts to say goodbye to—The Borgias was the first show I ever pitched to review at The A.V. Rodrigo Borgia Played by Jeremy Irons. Political TV Programmes. Lucrezia Borgia was born on 18 April 1480 at Subiaco, near Rome. Shrewd and scheming, he is utterly devoted to his family but enjoys the company of beautiful women, as well. About The Series. A beautiful young girl who is also wise beyond her years, Lucrezia is the apple of her father's eye. Sultan Cem of the Ottoman Empire arrives at Rome. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of The Borgias with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at TVGuide.com But Della Rovere becomes so obsessed with his quest that lowers himself to the Borgias' level to achieve his goal. Directed by Antonio Hernández. The Rise of the Borgias . Cesare Borgia Forced into the priesthood by his father, Cesare is, in reality, violent, dashing, and cavalier. -Scene 5: Cesare refuses to dance with Lucrezia -Scene 6: Lucrezia goes to Cesare's bed and they have sex. The finale premiered on June 16, 2013. The Borgias is a show featuring adult content of graphic language, nudity, and violence. 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He also enjoys the carnal pleasures of life, particularly the company of beautiful women. While devoted to his sister and mother, Cesare has a bitter rivalry with his brother Juan, causing him to commit the ultimate crime, thus threatening the very foundation of the Borgias' power. He is completely devoted to Cesare and is assists whenever his boss needs a hand. Directed by (6) Writing credits (17) Cast (266) Produced by (29) Music by (2) Cinematography by (3) Film Editing by (6) Casting By (4) Production Design by (3) Art Direction by (9) Set Decoration by (3) Costume Design by (1) Hired by Cesare to serve as the Borgias' enforcer, Micheletto is utterly cold and compassionless. The name Borgia stands for betrayal, intrigue and corruption in the Vatican, which was the center of the world during the Renaissance. The Borgias © LB Television Productions Limited/Borgias Productions Inc./Borg Films kft An Ireland/Canada/Hungary Co-Production. Known for her military prowess, she roundly defeated Juan Borgia and the papal armies in their siege at Forli, her fortified castle. Borgia. Borgia (2011–2014) Series Cast & Crew. Filming & Production Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, executive producer (29 episodes, 2011-2013), consulting producer (29 episodes, 2011-2013), executive producer (24 episodes, 2011-2013), co-producer / producer (24 episodes, 2011-2013), executive producer (16 episodes, 2011-2013), consulting producer (13 episodes, 2012-2013), supervising art director (20 episodes, 2012-2013), art director / supervising art director (4 episodes, 2011-2012), supervising art director (2 episodes, 2011), hair stylist / hair stylist: crowd / hairdresser: dailies (29 episodes, 2011-2013), makeup coordinator: crowd / makeup coordinator assistant: crowd (29 episodes, 2011-2013), prosthetics makeup artist (20 episodes, 2012-2013), key hair stylist (20 episodes, 2012-2013), key makeup artist (20 episodes, 2012-2013), makeup designer / makeup department head (19 episodes, 2012-2013), make up artist: Mr. The show follows the Borgia family that rose to power in Italy during the Renaissance. The Borgias (1981) Series Cast & Crew. With Lluís Homar, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, María Valverde, Sergio Múñiz. For other uses see Giovanni. The house of Borgias produced two popes and many other political and church leaders. The sumptuous Renaissance-era soap opera-costume drama that is a blend of Corleones and Sopranos family-and-palace intrigue along the Appian Way and other European locales launches a third season. When he is passed over for selection, Della Rovere devotes himself to unseating the Pope, whom he sees as lewd, blasphemous, and his vast moral inferior. Giovanni Sforza was a cousin of Ascanio Sforza, Catherina Sforza and Ludovico Sforza, and the first husband of Lucrezia Borgia. | Original Air Date: Apr 24, 2011. The cunning head of the powerful Sforza clan of Milan, Catherina is one of the Pope's chief rivals for power on the Italian peninsula. This wiki contains spoilers. -Scene 4: Lucrezia looks at Cesare while walking with her husband. Irons (uncredited) (unknown episodes), security consultant (uncredited) (unknown episodes), security coordinator (uncredited) (unknown episodes), security head (uncredited) (unknown episodes), medical coordinator (uncredited) / on set medical coordinator (uncredited) (unknown episodes), adr voice match: Battista Collona (uncredited) (unknown episodes), unit publicist (uncredited) (unknown episodes). Juan's unfortunate fate has left Alexander reeling and untethered, and it may have provided his enemies the prime opportunity to destroy the Borgia family. Rent The Borgias (2011) starring Jeremy Irons and François Arnaud on DVD and Blu-ray. Find out when The Borgias is on TV, including Series 2-Episode 7: The Siege at Forli. Stream SHOWTIME series, movies, documentaries, sports and much more all on your favorite devices. He serves as his father's consigliere, and carries out the most heinous atrocities to advance the family's cause. A beautiful young woman who is also wise beyond her years, Lucrezia holds a special place in her father, Pope Alexander's heart. This article is about Lucrezia Borgia's first husband. She uses these alliances to help establish and strengthen the church's charitable works, a deed that will secure the Pope's legacy. Get unlimited DVD Movies & TV Shows delivered to your door with no … All rights reserved. She befriends Lucrezia and ultimately even Vanozza. | With the two families locked in a dangerous power struggle, the good cardinal just might be the key to its resolution, depending on which side he chooses to take. Directed by Simon Cellan Jones. His favourite children are clearly shown to b… Alternately neglected and abused by her cruel husband, Lucrezia has an affair with Paolo, a handsome stable boy; Cesare strikes a bargain with Machiavelli: deny French troops passage across his masters' lands in exchange for suppression of Savonarola, a fiery preacher of anti-Medici sermons; in love with baroness Ursula, … The ravishing temptress who came to the Pope seeking redemption and ended up in his bed, Giulia quickly uses her new elevated position to amass power and influence of her own. Release Dates However, this does not prevent him from marrying her off at the earliest opportunity to Giovanni Sforza, a loutish brute whose family rules the powerful city-state of Milan. Created by Neil Jordan. Borgia is a French-German-Czech-Italian historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana for Canal+, ZDF, ORF, and Sky Italia.The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance.. Borgia debuted in Italy on Sky Cinema 1 on 10 July 2011. This website is intended for viewing solely in the United States and its territories and possessions. The Borgias (TV Series 2011–2013) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She rejects suitor after suitor, but finally settles on Alfonzo of Aragon (with her father's approval). Her mother was Vannozza dei Cattanei, one of the mistresses of Lucrezia's father, Cardinal Rodrigo de Borgia (later Pope Alexander VI). This is an unoffical wiki for The Borgias, and is not in any way affiliated with Showtime, the show, cast or crew. She is the prime confidant and advisor to her three children, and continues to aid them in their affairs. In the fifteenth century, Pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war, and marriage alliances. They were from Aragon, the surname being a toponymic from the town of Borja, then in the Crown of Aragon, in Spain.. The Borgias Cesare/Lucrezia Scenes 3.03 SIBLINGS -Scene 1: Lucrezia helps Cesare get dressed. Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias the saga of history's most infamous crime family. He is incredibly shrewd and … Welcome to a The Borgias wiki that is updated on all the latest news and spoilers! With Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman. Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Closed Captioning | Mobile User Agreement, California Privacy/Info We Collect | Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Both ruthlessly ambitious and utterly devoted to his family, the head of the Borgia clan uses his position in the Catholic church to acquire and consolidate power, influence, and wealth. The refined, aging former mistress of Alexander, Vanozza is also the mother of his children. Story of the rise and the fall of the Renaissance dynasty. He is completely devoted to Cesare and is assists whenever his boss needs a hand. He relishes danger and inflicting punishment on the Borgias' foes. Club and the first show I ever wrote about on a weekly basis. S3, Ep4 5 May 2013 Now bent on revenge, Catherina will stop at nothing in her desire to bring the Borgias down. As the head of the papal armies, favored son Juan is filled with swagger and bravado, but he is really a hopeless coward. Adult Content, Graphic Language, Nudity, Violence, Viewer Discretion Advised. Read at your own risk! After becoming pregnant from an amor… By viewing our video content you are accepting the terms of our Video Services Policy. 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