Teaser Trailer: HBO’s “The New Pope”

Teaser Trailer Hbos The New Pope

HBO has released a first trailer for its limited series “The New Pope,” a follow-up to the 2017 Jude Law-led “The Young Pope”.

The teaser features Law reprising his role as Lenny Belardo/Pope Pius XIII in white swim trunks walking along a beach full of women, simultaneously John Malkovich walks through the Vatican to applause from an assembled crowd.

The limited series has its world premiere screening Sunday at the Venice Film Festival while a premiere date on HBO hasn’t been set. Once again Paolo Sorrentino directs every episode and writes with Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises.