Thursday, June 16, 2016

First Trailer for THE YOUNG POPE Starring Jude Law


The first trailer for the miniseries "The Young Pope" has been released.

The film is a co-production between Sky, HBO and Canal+ directed by Academy Award winning director Paolo Sorrentino ("The Great Beauty") and it stars Jude Law as Lenny Belardo, the newly elected (fictional) Pope Pius XIII. The eight-episode series will follow Belardo's struggles as he learns to adjust to his new responsabilities. Diane Keaton also stars as a nun from America living in Vatican City who raised Belardo and helped him reach the papacy.

The cast also includes James Cromwell, Cécile de France, Ludivine Sagnier, Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara, Sebastian Roché and Scott Shepherd.

"The Young Pope" will be released in the UK, Ireland and Germany by Sky Atlantic, the U.S. by HBO, and France by Canal+.

Watch the trailer after the jump.

The Young Pope Jude Law Set Photo

Jude Law in The Young Pope

Official Synopsis
"From Paolo Sorrentino, director of the Academy Award®-winning ‘The Great Beauty,’ ‘The Young Pope’ tells the controversial story of the beginning of Pius XIII’s pontificate. The eight-episode series stars Jude Law as the complex and conflicted Pius XIII, the first American pope. The cast includes Diane Keaton as Sister Mary, an American nun living in Vatican City, as well as Silvio Orlando, Scott Shepherd, Cécile de France, Javier Cámara, Ludivine Sagnier, Toni Bertorelli and James Cromwell."


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