An American television series, The New Pope is the drama genre series.
The series was directed, co-written, and created by Paolo Sorrentino. It was written by Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises. Lele Marchitelli is the composer of the series, The New Pope. Ben Jackson is the producer with Mario Gianani, Elena Recchia, Jude law, Carole Scotta, Jaume Roures, Nils Hartmann, Davide Bertoni, Lorenzo Mieli, Riccardo Neri, Paolo Sorrentino, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Javier Mendez, and Sonia Rovai as the executive producers of the series, The New Pope. Venice, United Kingdom, Rome, and Abruzzo are the production locations.
Luca Bigazzi has done the cinematography and Cristiano Travaglioli has done the editing and the series was shot on the single-camera setup. It was produced under the Wildside, Mediapro, The Apartment, and the Hut et Court TV production company banners. The Fremantle has distributed the series, The New Pope. The Sky Atlantic, HBO, and the Canal+ are the original television networks of the series. It was released on the 10th of January 2020 and concluded on the 7th of February 2020.
The series, The New Pope starres Pope Pius XIII by Jude Law, Cardinal Angelo Voiello by Silvio Orlando, Cardinal Bernardo Gutierrez by Javier Camara, Pope John Paul III by John Malkovich, Sofia Dubois by Cecile de France, Esther Aubry by Ludivine Sagnier, Bauer by Mark Ivanir, Cardinal Spalletta by Massimo Ghini, Cardinal Mario Assente by Maurizio Lombardi, Sir John Brannox’s butler – Danny by Henry Goodman, and Doctor Helmer Lindegaard by Ulrich Thomsen as the lead main cast.
It also starres some characters Cardinal Aguirre by Ramon Garcia, Abbess of Monastery of Saint Therese by Kiruna Stamell, Sister Pamela by Jessica Piccolo Valeriani, Monsignor Luigi Cavallo by Antonio Petrocelli, Sister Lisette by Nora Waldstatten, the woman in red by Kika Georgiou, Girolamo Matera by Edoardo Bussi, Sister Caterina by Eco Andriolo, Sister Suree by Nadie Kammallaweera, Don Mario by Massimo Cagnina, Sister Ivanka by Agnieszka Jania, Tomas Altbruck by Tomas Arana, Lady Lennox by Janet Henfrey, Faisal by Zaki Bibawi Ayyad, Duillo Guicciardini by Claudio Bigagli, Amber by Daria Baykalova, Attanasio by Enea Barozzi, Lord Lennox by Tim Barlow, Fabiano by Alessandro Riceci, Freddy Blakestone by Alex Esola, Don Mimmo by Marcello Marziali, Attanasio’s mother by Lore Stefanek, Father Valente by Ignazio Oliva, Franco by Giancarlo Fares, Leopold Essence by J. David Hinze, Domen by Daniel Vivian, and Ewa Novak by Yuliya Snigir as the recurring cast in The New Pope series.
The series also has some guest appearances and some featured characters in it.
The series has completed overall 9 episodes.
Its storyline depicts that under Sir John Brannox, Vatican city tries to clear its name after having some sexual scandals. But, somewhere unexpected trouble started threatening John Paul III when the earlier pope Pius XIII wakes up to claim his property as the legitimate Pope of Rome. The previous Pope died of a heart attack after being in a coma for nine months.
The news of his comeback has shocked everyone in Christianity.
There occurs in an unusual situation where there are two Popes in the Vatican which began an inner war amongst Pius XII and John Paul III.
The war depicts the first one to recover his powers while the second one fights to keep it. Watch the amazing series and review it.