‘The Borgias’ Cancelled- Series After Three Seasons

The third season finale of the Showtime series, created by Academy Award winner Neil Jordan, will air on Sunday, June 16 at 10 p.m.

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Season 3 of “The Borgias,” starring Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI, the patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, has been rumored to be the last. The cancellation of “The Borgias” was first reported by Deadline. “It has been an honor to work on ‘The Borgias’ with the great Neil Jordan and the incomparable Jeremy Irons,” Showtime president of entertainment David Nevins said in a statement. “Neil has written almost every episode of this series.

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His extraordinary storytelling, combined with Jeremy’s fascinating portrayal of the infamous Pope Alexander VI, has resulted in truly outstanding television that will be remembered for a long time. I am excited about future collaborations.”

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Deadline reported in early May that Jordan is planning a “Borgias” film. “I’d like to finish it with a two-hour movie,” he told the British press during the campaign’s launch. “Another ten episodes is a bit much. I’ve planned a film that, if will shoot in June with the same cast, and finally, the Pope will die horribly.”

However, based on his statement below, it does not appear that the now-cancelled “Borgias” will be followed by a film.

“I never thought I’d make a cable series and have enjoyed every minute of it,” Jordan said in a statement following the cancellation of “The Borgias.” “We won’t be doing a fourth season for a variety of reasons, but ‘The Prince” did seem like the end of a journey for the family when I wrote and shot it.” Whatever bonded them as a family dies in this episode, and the family was always the center of the drama for me. I’d like to thank Showtime and David Nevins for their unwavering support over the last three years, and I look forward to continuing to collaborate with them.”

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Aside from the fact that the Showtime series’ ratings were down in its second season, there was another reason why Showtime decided to cancel “The Borgias.” The cable network already has another Catholic Church-set drama in the works, “The Vatican,” starring “Friday Night Lights” alum Kyle Chandler.

Are there any Medici alive today?

They now have tens of thousands of living descendants, including all of Europe’s Roman Catholic royal families—but they are not patrilineal Medici. Today, there are no Patrilineal descendants, there are approximately 40,000 total descendants.

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 Related Questions and Answers

1. What happened Micheletto?

Micheletto Corella was a Valencian condottiero who was born in Valencia on an unknown date. In February 1508 he was assassinated in Milan.

2. Which Borgia show is better?

The European series Borgia (also known as Borgia: Faith and Fear) is far superior to Showtime’s The Borgias. Borgia is a French television series with 38 episodes produced by Canal+. It’s a multicultural production with a diverse cast.

3. Does the Medici bloodline still exist?

The Medicis (yes, those Medicis) have returned and are launching a challenger bank. The powerful Medici family, which ruled Florence and Tuscany for more than two centuries and founded a bank in 1397, is the latest US challenger bank. The Medicis established banking practices that are still in use today.

4. How accurate are the costumes in the Borgias?

As far as history is concerned the show does lack a bit (inspired by the life of Alexander, would be a more accurate description), but costume wise they pretty much nailed it.

5. Was the Borgias filmed in Italy?

In 2010, the TV channel Showtime chose Hungary as location for its historical series, The Borgias. … Although the most ideal would obviously have been to make the series where its plot actually takes place, in Italy, it was impossible since the Italian government had no co-production agreement with other countries.

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