As Pope Pius XIII hangs between life and death in a coma, charming and sophisticated moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox is placed on the papal throne and adopts the name John Paul III. A sequel series to “The Young Pope.”
Cast: Jude Law, John Malkovich, Silvio Orlando, Cécile de France, Javier Cámara, Ludivine Sagnier, Maurizio Lombardi, Mark Ivanir, Henry Goodman, Massimo Ghini, Antonio Petrocelli, Kika Georgiou, Ignazio Oliva, Yulia Snigir, Ulrich Thomsen, Sophia Zaccaron, Marilyn Manson, Sharon Stone, Kiruna Stamell, Jessica Piccolo Valerani, Tomas Arana, Ramón García, Matthew Smallwood, Joshua Smallwood, Alessandro Riceci
Voiello flies to England to convince Brannox to run as Pope. But Brannox is a difficult man, devoured by secrets.
Following his sudden heart attack, Pope Pius XIII lies in a coma while his followers fervently pray for a miraculous recovery. As the threat of terrorism and the potential risks of Pius's idolatry loom, Secretary of State Cardinal Voiello is pressured to bring a new pope to power and, with the conclave at a deadlock, makes a hasty move that throws the Church into even greater chaos.