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THE YOUNG POPE Drops International Trailer

THE YOUNG POPE Drops International Trailer

THE YOUNG POPE had been sitting quiet for a while, but has now generated an international trailer. So, you are thinking it is an HBO project so why the buzz overseas? Then you have forgotten that it is an international cinematic endeavor in which HBO is just one production company involved. Italian director Paolo Sorrentino has created a ten-part work, which will be marketed in America via HBO as a limited series, with production partners from HBO, the UK ‘s Sky Atlantic and France’s Canal+. THE YOUNG POPE is about to begin its airing across Europe and has released its trailer at the Venice Film Festival going on now in Italy. At 1:53...

THE YOUNG POPE Drops Tease and Debuts in Europe Before HBO Screening

THE YOUNG POPE Drops Tease and Debuts in Europe Before HBO Screening

The limited series THE YOUNG POPE with Jude Law is a collaborative production. HBO has made it in joint with the two big production houses across Europe – Sky and Canal+. Together, under the care of famed Italian director Paolo Sorrentino, the eight-episode series for a home audience. However, before appearing on HBO later this year it is slated to air across Europe, including the U. K. and Ireland first. If you need a bit of a refresher on THE YOUNG POPE check out our reporting on the production and take in the Teaser that has turned up. The following clip is not a U. S. HBO promotional video, but an official trailer for its European...

In Production: HBO’s THE YOUNG POPE

In Production: HBO’s THE YOUNG POPE

When we first reported on THE YOUNG POPE we were not aware of how fast this production was going to come around. Well, it seems that the parties involved what to get this story told. People offers some casting news and photos.   Academy Award winner Diane Keaton joins two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law in THE YOUNG POPE, the eight-episode drama series from Paolo Sorrentino, director of the Academy Award-winning film The Great Beauty, as well as the upcoming Youth. Keaton stars as Sister Mary, a nun from the U.S. now living in Vatican City. Law is set for the lead role as PIUS XIII, formerly known as Lenny Belardo. James Cromwell is in...

Jude Law is THE YOUNG POPE In a Big Co-Production

Jude Law is THE YOUNG POPE In a Big Co-Production

  An epic piece about the fictional Pope Pius XIII will become a big collaborative effort for not just HBO but its two major production partners. Both Europe’s Sky and France’s Canal + will join HBO in financing and airing Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s THE YOUNG POPE. It is expected to be an eight-episode series about the first Italian-American pontiff and his impact on the world. Jude Law (pictured) is already picked to play the title character who starts his life as Lenny Belardo and later becomes Pius XIII. The character has been described as  –     “a complex and conflicted character, so conservative in his...






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