Warner Bros., the studio behind the "Harry Potter" spin-off sequel, said that the "spirit of the film remains intact."
Dumbledore himself weighed in on Gellert Grindelwald being recast in the "Harry Potter" spinoff.
The actor starred in the 2011 pandemic movie that became a must-see during lockdown.
Still, the "Fantastic Beasts" star said he had "no idea" if a romance would materialize.
"Your sexuality doesn’t necessarily define you," the actor said.
"The New Pope" will also star holdovers Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando and James Cromwell.
Black dresses and tuxedos will be available for bidding starting Jan. 19.
Brush up your "Young Pope" jokes.