Pablo Picasso – April 24th

National Geographic Season 2 – 10 episodes

 

 

  ‘GENIUS: PICASSO’
ANTHOLOGY SERIES 2ND SEASON
In the first season of National Geographic anthology series GENIUS last year Geoffrey Rush played Einstein, and this year the second season  will focus on Pablo Picasso with a whole new set of actors in addition to some of the characters that appeared in both of their lives! Today you can enjoy the posters with Antonio Banderas and the rest of the cast.
The series starts April 24th worldwide

 

GENIUS: PICASO
Set to air April 24th later this year on National Geographic, the new period set television series will see its ten episodes exploring how the famous Andalusian artist’s passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and constantly shifting political and personal alliances. Picasso produced around 50,000 artworks during his life.

 

CHARACTER GALLERY
The cast is led by Antonio Banderas and Alex Rich who play the painter in his older and younger years. You will also watch Clémence Poésy (asFrench painter and author Francoise Gilot, who had two children with him), Robert Sheehan (as Carlos Casagemas, a poet, Picasso’s closest friend), Poppy Delevingne (as Picasso’s lover and muse Marie Thérèse Walter, the mother of his first daughter Maya), Aisling Franciosi (as Fernande Olivier, a French artist and model who Picasso painted more than 60 portraits of) and Sebastian Roché (as Francoise’s tyrannical father)! Some of the stars fromthe first season will return to the cast like, for example, Samantha Colleywho will again play Dora Maar! Seth Gabel is also in the cast. Check out the beautiful new trailer below:

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