Power! Sex! Decadence! That's the promise of Showtime's new series The Borgias
. The show seems to act as a spiritual successor to The Tudors
, but ups the ante by casting Jeremy Irons
as the infamous Cardinal Borgia, who became Pope Alexander IV in 1492. And Neil Jordan
acts as exec producer and directs the first two episodes. See the trailer for what Showtime bills as 'the original crime family,' after the ...