The rise to power, and start of a dynasty, of the Borgia family. Rodrigo Borgia ascends within the Catholic Church, becoming Pope Alexander VI. The position brings with it many enemies, internal and state-based, and he has to use all of his abilities of diplomacy, ruthlessness, charm, and the power of the church to stay in power, and alive. Luckily, his children are equally ambitious.
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During the filming of season two, Francois Arnaud tripped and fell on-set, breaking his left elbow. He was in a cast for several weeks. In much of the last half of the season Cesare's arm is bent, hidden underneath his costumes, or resting on something. In the last two episodes of the season, if you look closely, you can see that the left arm is slightly thicker than the right underneath his sleeve. See more
The daggers and swords all look like overgrown letter openers. They ave no edge and wouldn't cut soft butter. See more