The six-episode series is produced by Italy’s Indiana Production and Moonage Pictures in the UK. Filming took place over four months between Palermo, Syracuse, Catania and Rome.
It is produced by Fabrizio Donvito, Daniel Campos Pavoncelli, Marco Cohen and Benedetto Habib for Indiana and Will Gould, Frith Tiplady and Matthew Read for Moonage.
Costume designer: Carlo Poggioli
Based on Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel Il Gattopardo (The Leopard), which was made into a film in 1963. British director Tom Shankland updates the story of the Prince of Salina and his family in 1860s Sicily.
With actors Deva Cassel, Monica Bellucci, Kim Rossi, Benedetta Porcaroli, Paolo Calabresi, Francesco Colella, Astrid Meloni and Greta Esposito.
The Leopard is a sumptuous and exciting series that breathes new life into Tommasi di Lampedusa’s masterpiece.