The New Pope

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The New Pope
Created byPaolo Sorrentino
Written by
  • Paolo Sorrentino
  • Umberto Contarello
Directed byPaolo Sorrentino
Composer(s)Lele Marchitelli
Country of origin
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • France
Original language(s)
  • English
  • Italian
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Lorenzo Mieli
  • Mario Gianani
  • Paolo Sorrentino
  • Jaume Roures
  • Javier Méndez
Production location(s)
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)
Original network
Picture format
Preceded byThe Young Pope

The New Pope is an upcoming drama television series created and directed by Paolo Sorrentino for Sky Atlantic, HBO and Canal+. It is a continuation of the 2016 series The Young Pope, originally announced as its second season.[1] The nine-episode series stars Jude Law, reprising his role as Pope Pius XIII, and John Malkovich.[2] It was co-produced by European production companies Wildside, Haut et Court TV and Mediapro.[3]



The New Pope production began in Italy in late 2018.[8]


  1. ^ Anderson, Ariston (October 20, 2016). "'The Young Pope' Producers Confirm Second Season of Show". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Ramos, Dino-Ray (January 9, 2018). "'The New Pope': HBO Gives First Look At Jude Law And John Malkovich; Unveils Cast For Limited Series". Deadline. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Jude Law and John Malkovich starring in The New Pope - news from Sky Media". Sky Media. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (July 2, 2018). "'The New Pope': John Malkovich To Star With Returning Jude Law In Paolo Sorrentino's 'Young Pope' Follow-Up For HBO/Sky". Deadline. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ James White (28 Aug 2019). "Jude Law Hits The Beach In The New Pope Trailer". Empire. Retrieved 28 Aug 2019.
  6. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (May 17, 2019). "Sharon Stone, Marilyn Manson to Appear in Paolo Sorrentino's 'The New Pope' (EXCLUSIVE)".
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (January 7, 2019). "'The New Pope': Mark Ivanir To Recur On Paolo Sorrentino's Series For HBO/Sky". Deadline. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Loughrey, Clarisse (17 May 2017). "The Young Pope to get follow-up series called The New Pope". The Independent. Retrieved 28 August 2017.

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