Sky Releases First Photo Of Jude Law & John Malkovich In ‘The New Pope’

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09 Jan 19
Sky Releases First Photo Of Jude Law & John Malkovich In 'The New Pope'

Sky Releases First Photo Of Jude Law & John Malkovich In ‘The New Pope’

Sky has released the first image from their upcoming follow up to 2016’s ‘The Young Pope’, which sees Jude Law and John Malkovich star in The New Pope.

The drama, which is anoriginal co-production from Sky, HBO and CANAL+ is created and directed by Academy Award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino. The series sees Law reprise his role as Lenny Belardo, aka Pius XIII, the first American Pope in history. He is joined by the legendary John Malkovich, who would seem to have a big role in the show, but his character details have yet to be revealed.

Returning cast from ‘The Young Pope’ including Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier, Maurizio Lombardi. New cast joining the limited series are Henry Goodman, Ulrich Thomsen, Mark Ivanir and Massimo Ghini.

All eight episodes are being directed by the Academy Award-winning Sorrentino, who is also writing the series with Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises.

‘The New Pope’, an original production of SKY-HBO-CANAL + is produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for Wildside and co-produced by Haut et Court TV and Mediapro. Fremantle will act as the global distributor for drama.

Sky has yet to set a premiere date for The New Pope, but we would assume it will appear on Sky Atlantic later in 2019. We’ll let you know when we have more.