It’s been some time since Jonathan Pryce’s Excessive Sparrow obtained blown up on Recreation Of Thrones, however now he’s as soon as once more returning to the high-stakes world of spiritual intrigue with a brand new Netflix unique film known as The Pope. That comes from Deadline, which says Pryce will play Pope Francis, the present man within the huge hat and the primary chief of the Catholic Church to be born within the Americas. He’ll be becoming a member of Anthony Hopkins, who’s enjoying Francis’ predecessor Pope Benedict. The Pope is being directed by Metropolis Of God’s Fernando Meirelles, with a script from The Concept Of Every part author Anthony McCarten.
Deadline says the plot of The Pope will inform the story of Pope Benedict’s election and eventual resignation, together with the story of Pope Francis’ election after that. Hopefully Cersei doesn’t present as much as break Pryce’s subsequent foray into faith like she did the final one, however we’ll need to see how that performs out. The Pope will start filming in November.