TV News: Da Vinci, Ship, Asylum

Da Vinci’s Demons
The first three photos are out of British actor Tom Riley in David Goyer’s “Da Vinci’s Demons”. The eight-part historical fantasy drama follows Leonardo Da Vinci’s quest to expose the lies of religion. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Last Ship
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Eric Dane will play Commander Tom Chanler in Platinum Dunes’ action/adventure pilot “The Last Ship” for TNT. Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Hank Steinberg are producing.

The story follows the crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic decimates most of the earth’s population. By himself plans to direct the pilot. [Source: EW]

American Horror Story: Asylum
“Deadwood” and “Kings” actor Ian McShane is returning to television for a two episode guest stint on FX’s “American Horror Story” for its second season. Specific details on who he’ll play are being kept under wraps other than will “tussle” with Jessica Lange’s Sister Jude.