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  1. The Young Pope : Entertaining but IncoherentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Reason Magazine

    Television's last excursion into papal politics-Showtime's The Borgias , in which Renaissance bad boys Alexander VI and Guiliano della Rovere boinked and butchered their way across Europe-was debauched. The newest one, HBO's The Young Pope , is merely dazed: stylistically, narratively, theologically.

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  2. JK Rowling Has Two New Novels On The WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... in 2017 starring 'The Musketeers' star Tom Burke as the titular private investigator and Holliday Grainger from 'The Borgias' as his assistant Robin Ellacott. Last year, a TV mini-series adaptation of her first post-Harry Potter novel 'A Casual ...

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  3. "Borgias" alum to topline J.K. Rowling's "Cormoran Strike" seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - British actress Holliday Grainger has landed a female lead role on BBC One's "Cormoran Strike" series. The 28-year-old star, who is best known for her portrayals of Lucrezia Borgia on Showtime's "The Borgias" and as Estella in 2012's "Great Expectations", has been cast as Robin Venetia Ellacott, Strike's assistant and secretary, on the TV adaptation of J.K. Rowling's bestselling crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, AceShowbiz reports.

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  4. 'Versailles': TV ReviewRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... sass. Some Game of Thrones boobage and bloodshed . A whole lot of soap-operatic salaciousness a la The Tudors or The Borgias, minus their much more compelling casts the leads especially. Vikings' George Blagden, it shouldn't surprise, is no Jonathan ...

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  5. Jeremy Irons: You have to 'sell your soul' for an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | RTE.ie

    ... audiences, starring in many fan favourites such as The Lion King, The Merchant of Venice, as well as on TV in The Borgias. Irons owns Kilcoe Castle in County Cork and also has another Irish residence in the Liberties area of Dublin RTE.ie is the ...

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  6. You have to sell your soul to win an Oscar, Jeremy Irons tells fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    ... head Revisited series in 1981, and more recently starring as Pope Alexander VI in the Showtime historical series The Borgias between 2011 and 2013.

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  7. Jeremy Irons: 'You have to sell your soul to win an Oscar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Independent.ie

    ... head Revisited series in 1981, and more recently starring as Pope Alexander VI in the Showtime historical series The Borgias between 2011 and 2013.

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  8. HBO Prepares Another Corrupt-Pope SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Townhall

    ... an HBO miniseries about the first American pope. Here we go again. Just like Showtime produced three seasons of "The Borgias," a series that re-imagined the evil 15th-century pontiff Alexander VI, or Rodrigo Borgia, HBO is now producing "The Young ...

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  9. Viking raiders, fops with teddy bears, Roman orgies and fawning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... they've got no other way out." AS Orson Welles's Harry Lime says in The Third Man: "In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed ..." Much of this has been reflected in the various TV series made about them, ...

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  10. Amy Manson, Andrew Whipp & Patrick Gibson Join Cast of Starz' the White PrincessRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... York cause, played by Essie Davis (Babadook, "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries"). Joanne Whalley ("Wolf Hall," "The Borgias") plays the widowed Duchess of Burgundy, Elizabeth of York's aunt, and sister to dead Kings Richard III and Edward IV of ...

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  11. 'The Blacklist': Katerina Rostova returning in season 4 a a a" exclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... The episode itself was a departure, but we've found some really interesting story opportunities as a result." The Borgias alum, who also starred on ABC's Agent Carter , recently made a surprise appearance in Outlander 's season 2 finale after an ...

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  12. GOT will air next year. Fight withdrawal symptoms with these 6 showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... - excluding teeth and nails - but they come in enormous numbers and can overrun army garrisons. Showtime's The Borgias is the story of perhaps the nastiest family in Renaissance Italy: House of Borgia. It is basically Game of Thrones but focused ...

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  13. Five shows to watch now Game of Thrones is overRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Catholic Church to benefit his own family. Packed with so much sex and intrigue it makes Thrones seem G-rated, The Borgias is kind of like Thrones if it were only the Lannisters. So, it's pretty good. Game of Thrones has been billed as " The ...

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  14. Astrological ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Lotte Verbeek was born in Venlo, Netherlands today in 1982. This birthday gal portrayed Giulia Farnese on "The Borgias" and played the recurring roles of Ana Jarvis on "Agent Carter" and Geillis Duncan on "Outlander," as well as appearing on an episode of "The Blacklist."

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  15. Starz Begins Production on The White Princess MiniseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ComingSoon.net

    ... of betrayal is ever-present. Also part of The White Princess miniseries cast is Joanne Whalley ( Wolf Hall , The Borgias ) as the widowed Duchess of Burgundy, Elizabeth of York's aunt, and sister to dead kings Richard III and Edward IV of England. ...

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  16. 'The White Princess': Essie Davis, Joanne Whalley, More Join Cast; First-Look PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Deadline

    ... White Queen," indomitable strategist and unwavering supporter of the York cause; Joanne Whalley ( Wolf Hall, The Borgias ) joins as the widowed Duchess of Burgundy, Elizabeth of York's aunt, and sister to dead kings Richard III and Edward IV of ...

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  17. Steamy sex, violent torture, royal politics, even its own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... didn't bode well, prompting harrowing flashbacks of the nonsensical indulgent excesses of Jeremy Irons' series, The Borgias. It opened in 1667 Versailles where a storm raged over a CGI of the king's hunting lodge and Louis XIV was suffering a ...

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  18. 'The Man Who Knew Infinity' is about genius -- and friendshipRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    ... of Fortune," which won him an Academy Award. And his TV roles in "Brideshead Revisited," Elizabeth I," and "The Borgias." You may also recognize his voice as that of Scar in Disney's "The Lion King." Although moviegoers may be expecting something ...

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  19. Jeremy Irons and Jack Huston to play father and son in road-trip comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | UPI

    ... tman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , The French Lieutenant's Woman and Reversal of Fortune , as well as Showtime's The Borgias .

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