Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The CW Acquires Italian Drama 'Leonardo' and Australian Comedy 'Bump'

The CW continues to bolster its schedule with international acquisitions. Today, the broadcast network has acquired the stateside rights to the Italian drama series Leonardo and the Australian comedy series Bump.

Leonardo explores the secrets and drama behind the genius of Leonardo da Vinci. The eight-part series follows da Vinci as he grows into an unparalleled genius and renowned polymath whose work overturned the established order.

The drama stars Aidan Turner, Matilda de Angelis, Freddie Highmore, Giancarlo Giannini, Carlos Cuevas, Alessandro Sperduti, James D'Arcy, Robin Renucci, Hugo Becker, Miriam Dalmazio and Max Bennet.

Frank Spotnitz and Steve Thompson created the drama. Sony Pictures Television, Big Light Productions and Lux Vide produce.

Bump follows Olympia Chalmers-Davis, an overachieving 17-year-old student who knows exactly where she's going until a surprise baby creates complications for two families.

The comedy stars Nathalie Morris, Peter Thurnwald, Safia Arain, Claudia Karvan and Angus Sampson.

Kelsey Munro created the series. Roadshow Rough Diamond produces.