When Ludovico asks Leonardo (Aidan Turner) to create a sculpture in honour of his father, mounted on horseback, Leonardo’s ambitions reach new heights as he endeavours to exceed the expectations placed upon him. Through preparing the work, Leonardo recognises himself in another troubled soul, the young duke of Milan, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, and puts trust in an unexpected source, a young, but resourceful thief called Salaì. With his attentions distracted from Caterina (Matilda De Angelis) when she would need him most, a worrying predicament leaves Leonardo determined to do the right thing. Desperate to protect those closest to him, Leonardo finds himself in a race against time with a costly decision to make.
“Leonardo” is stars Aidan Turner, Matilda De Angelis, Freddie Highmore, Giancarlo Giannini, Carlos Cuevas, Alessandro Sperduti, James D’Arcy, Robin Renucci, Hugo Becker, Miriam Dalmazio and Max Bennet.
Daniel Percival directed the episode written by Frank Spotnitz, Steve Thompson and Gabbie Asher (#104).
The CW : Leonardo episode “Episode 4” (1.04) airing on Thursday, September 6 at 8:00-9:00 PM.
In Leonardo, Wealth, power, deception, and double-dealing… what does it take to build a dynasty? A modern re-imagining of the iconic primetime soap, centering on the powerful Carrington family as they defend their throne against the Colbys, new rivals and threats, and even each other.
Produced by Lux Vide, in association with Big Light Productions, Rai Fiction, Sony Pictures Television, France Télévisions, RTVE and Alfresco Pictures. With Executive producers Frank Spotnitz, Steve Thompson, Luca Bernabei, Matilde Bernabei and Freddie Highmore.