Sky Atlantic has released a first look image of Jude Law and John Malkovich from their The Young Pope follow-up The New Pope.
Penned by Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises, The New Pope is expected to follow the events surrounding a new papacy, though the producers have yet to reveal specific plot details. The eight episode series is being produced by Wildside, Haut et Court TV and Mediapro. Sorrentino is also directing. Fremantle is handling global sales. HBO and Canal+ are co-producing.
In addition to Jude Law and John Malkovich, the cast of The New Pope also includes Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier, Maurizio Lombardi – all of whom, like Jude Law, are reprising their roles from The Young Pope. New cast additions to the limited series are Henry Goodman, Ulrich Thomsen, Mark Ivanir and Massimo Ghini.
Check out the first look image below: