'The Borgias' first look: Jeremy Irons behind the scenes

Showtime's "The Borgias" is working on filling the historical drama and debauchery void.

The network released a first look behind the scenes of the new series, which sadly won't debut until sometime in 2011.

It's a horrible tease since we have to wait so long, but at the same time gives us a bit more background about the medieval Italian family, which the producers point out were the inspiration for Mario Puzo's "The Godfather" book series.

So, does that make Rodrigo Borgia ( Jeremy Irons) the retro Don Vito Corleone?

We're psyched:

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