Disney has announced that the Italian Original Series “The Lions Of Sicily” is set to debut on Disney+ in Canada on October 25, 2023, the same day the series will premiere on Disney+ in Italy and in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The premiere will feature the first four episodes, followed by the release of the subsequent four episodes on November 1st, 2023.
Set between 1800 and 1861, the eight-part series follows the Florio family where brothers Paolo and Ignazio are two small spice merchants who have escaped from a Calabria stuck in the past and in search of social redemption. In Sicily they invent a future, turning a small, run-down shop into a flourish business activity that young Vincenzo, with his revolutionary ideas, will transform into an economic empire. However, overwhelming Vincenzo’s life and that of the entire family is the disruptive arrival of Giulia, a strong and intelligent woman who is in contrast with the rigid rules of the society of the time.
The series stars Michele Riondino, Miriam Leone, Donatella Finocchiaro, Vinicio Marchioni, Eduardo Scarpetta, Paolo Briguglia, Ester Pantano and Adele Cammarata.
You can watch a trailer for the series below:
To see what else is coming to Disney+ in Canada in October 2023, click here.