'The Borgias' preview: Power comes with a price, meet the Pope's children

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It would seem there are advantages to being the progeny of the newly-elected Pope Alexander VI (played by Jeremy Irons). But in "The Borgias," Showtime's new series from the creator of "The Tudors," there are also political landmines waiting for them.Meet three of the Pope's four children: Cesare, Lucrezia and Juan.12-year-old Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger) is already set to marry into one of the most powerful families in Italy, but her new confidante is also her father's current mistress. And her mother? His former mistress who he has cast aside. Then, there are Cesare (Francois Arnaud) and Juan (David Oakes), the eldest sons. Once their father becomes Pope, he makes Cesare a Cardinal while his brother will lead his father's army. They'll compete for their father's affections - one as a man of the cloth, the other wearing an armor.Watch the previews below: "The Borgias" premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime....


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