The first official teaser trailer from
the Sky, HBO and Canal+ original limited series, The New Pope, has been
revealed, featuring Jude Law and John Malkovich.
The New Pope, written by Paolo Sorrentino with Umberto Contarello and Stefano
Bises, marks Sorrentino’s second limited series set in the world of the modern
All nine episodes are directed by Paolo
Sorrentino. 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.
The New Pope is produced by Lorenzo Mieli
and Mario Gianani for Wildside, which is part of the Fremantle family of
producers, and co-produced by Haut et Court TV and The Mediapro Studio.
Fremantle is the global distributor for The New Pope.
The New Pope is coming soon on Sky in
Italy, the UK and Germany, it is part of Sky’s increased investment in original
production through the recently launched Sky Studios, a new Europe-wide
development and production capability.
The New Pope is the latest of Fremantle’s
high-end series. The producer’s global family of scripted producers have
created several prime-time hit dramas such as My Brilliant
Friend from Wildside in Italy, American Gods from Fremantle
North America, Picnic at Hanging Rock from Fremantle
Australia, The Rain from Miso and Deutschland86 from UFA in
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