National Geographic premiered the feature-length episode of the second season of Genius: Picasso on April 25 at 9 pm. The new season, from Fox 21 Television Studios, is executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, MWM Studios and EUE/Sokolow Entertainment. Showrunner, executive producer, writer and director Ken Biller also returns.
The second season of the acclaimed series began production last year, filming in many locations where Picasso himself once lived and worked. This included a three-day shoot in Málaga, Spain – birthplace of both Picasso and Banderas –in the same house in which Picasso was born, the church where he was baptised and the bullring where he found much inspiration in his youth.
For National Geographic, Carolyn G. Bernstein is Executive Vice-President and Head of Global Scripted Development and Production. The series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television and MWM Studios.