Upcoming collection The New Pope has added Sharon Stone and Marilyn Manson to its solid. It is being described as a sequel to Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope, which aired again in 2016 on HBO. The unique collection adopted Jude Regulation’s character, Lenny Belardo, after he grew to become the primary American pope. Diane Keaton additionally starred as Sister Mary, private secretary to the Pope. The Younger Pope netted a Golden Globe nomination for Regulation, in addition to nominations for Excellent Cinematography and Excellent Manufacturing Design on the Artistic Arts Emmys.

Previous to the information of Stone and Manson’s casting, not a lot was identified concerning the sequel collection. The New Pope will retain a few of its unique solid, with Regulation, Silvio Orlando, Cécile de France, and Ludivine Sagnier all returning, and Sorrentino is additionally on board once more to write down and direct. John Malkovich has also joined the cast, and a first-look image launched in January of Regulation and Malkovich in matching clothes revealed that he’ll play a brand new pope. The Younger Pope finale ended by paving the best way for Malkovich’s character.

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Based on Variety, Stone and Manson will be part of the solid within the follow-up collection, which does not but have a launch date. Each actors had been desperate to work with Sorrentino and had been additionally followers of the unique collection. Character particulars have not been launched, however their photographs from the present not less than supply a glimpse out how they will look. Stone is pictured with Malkovich’s character, whereas Manson stands alone in what seems to be the identical room. Check out the photographs under:

Marilyn Manson in The New Pope
Sharon Stone and John Malkovich in The New Pope

Stone is greatest identified for her work in 1992’s Basic Instinct, which led to her first Golden Globe nomination. Latest credit embrace Agent XMosaic, and Netflix’s upcoming Ratched with Sarah Paulson. Along with his singing profession, Manson has appeared on a host of other TV shows, together with Californication, Sons of Anarchy, and Salem. He additionally starred in 2017’s Let Me Make You a Martyr, satirically, as a personality named Pope. Jude Regulation, after all, recently starred in the Marvel blockbuster Captain Marvel as Yon-Rogg, mentor to Brie Larson’s titular hero.

Although The Younger Pope did not have a lot success throughout awards season, it stands to purpose that this buzz-worthy casting for The New Pope could flip issues round. It additionally helps that a number of years have handed because the first collection aired, which hopefully left followers and critics wanting extra. The variety of anthology collection has exploded lately, and lots of of these collection have turn into staples on the Emmys and Golden Globes. American Horror Story is among the extra in style examples, and The New Pope could effectively comply with go well with.

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Supply: Variety