On November 23rd, in Florence – Piazza del Duomo, we had a crew filming. It was the crew of Medici, the Tv series about the famous bankers who ignited the Renaissance. Finally, the production moved in the places where the Medici family lived.
The Medici TV series
It will be a television series, drama style, spread over eight episodes and focused on the famous Florentine family. On November 23rd, the crew was shooting in town. The open-air set, as the photos show, was in Piazza Del Duomo, which again became, after Inferno by Ron Howard back in May 2015, a set of international importance. The next day the filming moved to Pistoia.
The series will be called ‘Medici – Masters of Florence’, and will tell the story of the Medici family from the early glories to the age of Lorenzo Il Magnifico. It will be produced by Frank Spotnitz and Luca and Matilde Bernabei. Among the protagonists, the Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, who will play Giovanni de Medici, Richard Madden (who starred in the television series Game of Thrones as Robb Stark) as Cosimo, while the Italian actor Alessandro Preziosi will be Michelangelo Buonarroti. The episodes will be first aired by RAI TV in Italy next year.
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