Francois Arnaud has joined Showtime's upcoming series, The Borgias, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The period drama stars Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia, the patriarch of the corrupt, Renaissance-era Italian noble family. Arnaud will play Cesare, one of Borgia's sons.
Jeremy Irons will headline Tudors replacement series
Developed to replace the departing Tudors
, The Borgias
is scheduled to premiere in 2011.