The CW has released the Official Synopsis of Leonardo episode “Episode 2” (1.02) that will be aired on Thursday, August 23 at 8:00-9:00 PM.
With Leonardo’s (Aidan Turner) successes recognized and his reputation growing, a risky decision sets to destroy everything he has worked for. After gaining an unexpected ally, Leonardo receives support through new commissions (the Portrait of Ginevra de’ Benci and The Adoration of the Magi) but pays the price for his actions. Determined to find the truth in his work, Leonardo looks to his past and finds new inspiration, but the results are received with less enthusiasm. When an unanticipated situation derails his confidence further, Leonardo sets his sights on a new offer of work in Milan.
“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 (#102).
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.