The Leopard (TV series)

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The Leopard
Based onThe Leopard
by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Screenplay byBenji Walters
Richard Worlow
Directed byTom Shankland
Giuseppe Capotondi
Laura Luchetti
Original languageItalian
Production companies
  • Indiana Production
  • Moonage Pictures
Original release

The Leopard is an upcoming Italian television series set to feature on streaming service Netflix. It is based on the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa classic novel of the same name.


The story of the Prince of Salina and his family in nineteenth century Sicily that is undergoing historic social upheaval.[1]



The series producer is Fabrizio Donvito for Indiana Production in tandem with Moonage Pictures. The script is penned by Richard Worlow and Benji Walters with Tom Shankland as lead director, alongside Giuseppe Capotondi and Laura Luchetti.[2] The series is scored by Paolo Buonvino.[3]


Filming started in 2023. Filming locations include Palermo, Catania and Syracuse, Sicily.[4]


In April 2023, Deva Cassel, Kim Rossi Stuart, Saul Nanni, Paolo Calabresi, Francesco Colella, Astrid Meloni and Greta Esposito were added to the cast.[5]


  1. ^ Roxborough, Scott (6 May 2022). "Netflix Unveils New Italian Slate, Rome Headquarters". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  2. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (10 July 2023). "'The Leopard' First Look: Netflix Reimagines Classic Novel and Promises 'Great Artistic and Production Ambition' (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  3. ^ "Paolo Buonvino is to score Netflix's The Leopard". Film Music Reporter. 19 July 2023. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  4. ^ "NewsNetflix's The Leopard goes on floors". Cinema Express. 27 April 2023.
  5. ^ Whittock, Jesse (27 April 2023). "The Leopard': Cameras Rolling On Netflix's Limited Series Based On Classic Italian Novel, Deva Cassel In Lead Role". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 25 August 2023.

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