The first two episodes of Paolo Sorrentino’s ten-episode HBO event series “The Young Pope” has a world premiere at the Venice Film Festival this weekend and a new trailer is out.
Jude Law stars as the fictional first American pontiff in history – he’s a saint, a sinner, a smoker and a blue-eyed revolutionary. Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando, Scott Shepherd, Cecile de France, Javier Camara, Ludivine Sagnier, Toni Bertorelli and James Cromwell also star.
The mixed English and Italian language series will kick off on Sky in European markets beginning October 21st ahead of an HBO U.S. launch in February. It has already sold widely around the world with a second season likely in the wings.
Source: Sky Atlantic