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James Cromwell Joins HBO/Sky/Canal+ Co-Pro ‘The Young Pope’

Sky, HBO and Canal+ are adding to the cast of their co-production The Young Pope. Award winning actor James Cromwell has been tapped for a starring role in the eight episode miniseries, which hails from creator Paul Sorrentino and is being toplined by Jude Law. Cromwell will play Cardinal Michael Spencer, the new Pope's mentor.

Diane Keaton To Co-Star In Papal Miniseries ‘The Young Pope’

Diane KeatonDiane Keaton (The Godfather) has signed on to co-star opposite Jude Law in the Young Pope, the eight episode miniseries from creator Paul Sorrentino which is a co-production between Sky, HBO and French broadcaster Canal+. Keaton will play Sister Mary, a nun from the U.S. now living in Vatican City.

FremantleMedia International Takes Distribution Rights To ‘The Young Pope’

FremantleMedia InternationalFremantleMedia International (FMI) has secured the international distribution rights to the recently green-lit eight episode papal miniseries The Young Pope, starring Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes, Spy). FMI will handle distribution in all territories except the US, France, the UK, Ireland, Italy and Germany, where co-production partners HBO, Canal+ and Sky control the rights.

Jude Law Set As Lead In Papal Miniseries ‘The Young Pope’, HBO To Co-Produce

Jude LawAfter pro-longed negotiations, Jude Law has officially been set as the lead in The Young Pope, Paolo Sorrentino's 8 episode miniseries about the first American Pope. US premium cable network HBO has also boarded the project and will co-produce alongside Sky and Canal+. Sky Atlantic will air the series in the UK.