Mad Dogs release new series three trailer and Da Vinci’s Demon’s recommissioned for second series!

by Anna Howell


The hugely popular Sky1 thriller, Mad Dogs, has revealed its new trailer for its upcoming third series!

The third series of Mad Dogs, which follows the story of four long-lost friends who find themselves on the run after a reunion leaves the fifth member of their group dead, is set to star it’s for main characters, Max Beesley, Philip Glenister, John Simm and Marc Warren, when the show returns to screen shortly.

The third series picks up in Morocco where they were last seen in series two, and the trailer shows the group being grilled by local police in the desert.

Joining them for series three is UK acting legend Ray Winstone, who has been cast to play fellow prisoner Mercedes in the four-part series.

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Mad Dogs has already had a fourth series commissioned following this one, watch the trailer for series three in the clip below:

Meanwhile, the new Starz drama Da Vinci’s Demons has been recommissioned for a second series, after only one episode of series one has been broadcast.

Da Vinci’s Demon’s is a television drama series about Leonardo da Vinci’s early life, written by David S. Goyer for Fox and Starz networks, with the first of eight instalments due to premier on April 12 2013.

The historical fantasy, filmed in the Welsh coastal city of Swansea will explore the untold story of da Vinci “inventing” the future at the age of 25, and is also rumoured to involve the mystery cult known as the Sons of Mithras.



The first episode of Da Vinci’s Demon’s, which is set to star Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville as a naked duke, captured an audience of 2.14million viewers for its series one premier, paving the way for a second series, which is expected to begin production next month, with a view to air next year.

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Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said: “Da Vinci’s Demons serves up action, adventure and history in a unique and highly entertaining way that only someone like David S Goyer can.

“The first season premiered to strong audience engagement and we are excited to bring the next chapter of Leonardo Da Vinci’s adventures to audiences around the world.”

“I’m excited that we get to continue the adventures of the world’s most eccentric and glorious polymath.

“Long live Leonardo and thanks to Starz for helping to make it happen.”

Da Vinci’s Demons airs Fridays at 10/9c on Starz in the US and will premiere in the UK on FOX on April 19 at 10pm.