By James Hibberd
Updated October 25, 2011 at 05:45 PM EDT

Starz has ordered a historical fantasy series from The Dark Knight co-writer David S. Goyer that re-imagines Leonardo da Vinci as a Renaissance-era Tony Stark.

The project, Da Vinci’s Demons, has been ordered straight to series. Here’s the official description:

Goyer, who’s also working on the upcoming Man of Steel, said:

The show is expected to premiere in 2013.