‘The Young Pope’ Followup Series From Paolo Sorrentino In Works

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A follow-up to Paolo Sorrentino’s limited series The Young Pope is in the works. A joint production between HBO and Sky, Sorrentino’s The New Pope is set to go into production late next year in Italy. Co-written by Sorrentino and Umberto Contarello (The Young Pope),  The New Pope marks Sorrentino's second limited series set in the world of the modern papacy, following The Young Pope, starring Jude Law, which debuted on HBO earlier this year. Casting for the title role, as…