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Patrick Dempsey Drama Devils Picked Up by The CW

Patrick Dempsey Drama Devils Picked Up by The CW
It's official.

Patrick Dempsey is returning to U.S. TV.

The CW has picked up Devils, an international thriller, that will air as part of the network's pandemic-proof fall schedule.

Devils is an international thriller that follows Massimo Ruggero, the charismatic yet ruthless Head of Trading at Nyl, one of the world’s most important investment banks, and his mentor, Nyl’s CEO Dominic Morgan.

After Dominic appoints another colleague over Massimo following a bitter promotion battle, Massimo finds himself named prime suspect in a murder investigation.

Fighting to clear his name, Massimo becomes involved in an intercontinental financial war and is forced to choose between supporting Dominic or going up against him.

The series also stars Laia Costa, Kasia Smutniak, Lars Mikkelsen, Malachi Kirby (Roots), Paul Chowdhry, Pia Mechler (Everything Is Wonderful), Harry Michell (Chubby Funny), and Sallie Harmsen (Blade Runner 2049).

Based on the novel I Diavoli by Guido Maria Brera,
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The CW Acquires Italian Thriller ‘Devils’ Starring Patrick Dempsey, Shifts Fall Schedule

The CW Acquires Italian Thriller ‘Devils’ Starring Patrick Dempsey, Shifts Fall Schedule
The CW has acquired an Italian thriller series starring Patrick Dempsey and is now shifting around its previously announced fall 2020-21 broadcast season schedule to accommodate it.

Called “Devils,” which also stars Alessandro Borghi, the series will take the place of “Dead Pixels” and “Two Sentence Horror Stories” during the 8-9 p.m. block on Wednesday nights this fall. “Coroner” will remain in its 9-10 p.m. slot right after. As a result, “Dead Pixels” will have a summer premiere, while”Two Sentence Horror Stories” has been bumped to Sundays this fall. That means “Masters of Illusion” is moving to Fridays at 8 p.m. in the fall, and “World’s Funniest Animals” will get the 9 p.m. slot after it.

Devils” is based on the novel “I Diavoli” by Guido Maria Brera. It’s produced by Sky Italia and Lux Vide, in association with Sky Studios, Orange Studio and Ocs.
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The CW Acquires Patrick Dempsey Series ‘Devils’ for Fall 2020

The CW Acquires Patrick Dempsey Series ‘Devils’ for Fall 2020
The CW is adding another acquired series to its fall 2020 lineup.

The network has picked up the French-Italian co-production “Devils.” The series is described as an international thriller that follows Massimo Ruggero (Alessandro Borghi), the charismatic yet ruthless Head of Trading at Nyl, one of the world’s most important investment banks, and his mentor, Nyl’s CEO Dominic Morgan (Patrick Dempsey). After Dominic appoints another colleague over Massimo following a bitter promotion battle, Massimo finds himself named prime suspect in a murder investigation. Fighting to clear his name, Massimo becomes involved in an intercontinental financial war and is forced to choose between supporting Dominic or going up against him.

The series also stars Laia Costa, Kasia Smutniak, Lars Mikkelsen, Malachi Kirby, Paul Chowdhry, Pia Mechler, Harry Michell, and Sallie Harmsen.

The series will air on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Et/Pt, followed by the acquired series “Coroner.” The move
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Netflix launch first look trailer for 8-part series ‘Medici: The Magnificent’ starring Sean Bean

A first look trailer has been released for Netflix’s new 8-part drama, ‘Medici: The Magnificent’ starring Sean Bean.

Medici: The Magnificent’ follows the first chapter of the anthology series which focused on Lorenzo’s grandfather Cosimo (played by Richard Madden) and great-grandfather Giovanni (Dustin Hoffman).

The series stars ‘Teen Wolf’s’ Daniel Sharman as Lorenzo De Medici alongside Emmy and Bafta award-winning ‘Game of Thrones’ Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) as Jacopo Pazzi. The series was directed by ’24’s’ Jon Cassar and Jan Maria Michelini and also stars Sarah Parish (W1A, Broadchurch), Bradley James (Merlin), Alessandra Mastronardi (Master of None), Synnøve Karslen (Clique), Raoul Bova (The Tourist, Under the Tuscan Sun) and Julian Sands (Gotham).

Also in trailers – Kenneth Branagh is a guest in his own home in new trailer for ‘All is True’

Season two picks up 20 years after the first season in 15th century Florence and
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Netflix Unveils First-Look At ‘Medici: The Magnificent’ With Sean Bean & Daniel Sharman

Netflix has unveiled a first-look at period drama Medici: The Magnificent starring Game of ThronesSean Bean and Teen Wolf’s Daniel Sharman.

The show is the follow-up to Medici: Masters of Florence, which starred Bodyguard’s Richard Madden and Dustin Hoffman.

The second season of the Italian drama, which is set in 15th century Florence, takes place 20 years after the first season and is set in the heart of the Renaissance through one of the most important historical figures of all times, Lorenzo the Magnificent. An attempt on Piero de Medici’s life forces his son Lorenzo, played by Sharman, to assume leadership of the family-run bank. Once in power, young Lorenzo, nicknamed The Magnificent, resolves to do things differently, which swiftly brings him into conflict with the head of Florence’s other powerful banking family, Jacopo Pazzi, played by Bean, who will stop at nothing to defeat Lorenzo The Magnificent.
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