Fans of HBO’s “The Young Pope,” your prayers have been answered: The casting to the show’s follow-up, “The New Pope” is underway.
John Malkovich is slated to star alongside “The Young Pope” lead Jude Law in the upcoming series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Law’s pope turned the internet on its head with memes galore, and the upcoming series seems to be already doing the same:
In addition to Malkovich, the 10-part series will star Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando and James Cromwell, all reprising “The Young Pope” roles. Details on the new show’s plot and individual characters have not been disclosed.
The teleplay for “The New Pope” is being written by “The Young Pope”’s Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises, and produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for Wildside in co-production with Mediapro.
Talk about #blessed.