Sky Atlantic has unveiled the first trailer for The New Pope ahead of its premiere at the Venice Film Festival this weekend.
Written by Paolo Sorrentino with Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises, it marks Sorrentino’s second limited series set in the world of the modern papacy.
The cast features two-time Academy Award nominees Jude Law and John Malkovich. Returning cast from The Young Pope include Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier and Maurizio Lombardi. New cast for the limited series are Henry Goodman, Ulrich Thomsen, Mark Ivanir, Yuliya Snigir and Massimo Ghini. Sharon Stone and Marilyn Manson. also guest star.
The trailer sees Law on head-turning form – literally – as we the New Pope looking more like Daniel Craig in Casino Royale than the leader of the Catholic Church.
Here’s the video:
First look: Jude Law in HBO’s The New Pope
10th January 2019
Jude Law and Paolo Sorrentino are teaming up once again to explore the modern Catholic Church with The New Pope.
The Sky, HBO and CANAL+ original co-production, created and directed by the Academy Award winning director, is Sorrentino’s second limited series set in the world of the modern papacy, following The Young Pope. The cast features Jude Law and other 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 – and, at the head of them, John Malkovich.
Now, the first image from the series has been revealed, giving us an official look at Law and Malkovich.
The New Pope is written by Paolo Sorrentino with Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises and is produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for Wildside and co-produced by Haut et Court TV and Mediapro. All eight episodes are directed by Sorrentino. No release date has yet been confirmed, but it will premiere on Sky Atlantic in the UK. In the meantime, you can catch up with The Young Pope on Sky Box Sets and NOW TV.
“A highly nuanced and elegantly mounted piece of televisual spectacle,” we wrote in our review.
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