15 March 2013 12:21 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Showtime's The Vatican pilot has found its pope in an actor who once played Hitler and became an Internet sensation. Just days after the Vatican named Jorge Mario Bergoglio its new pope, Downfall actor Bruno Ganz has been cast as Pope Sixtus VI in the cable network's drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Vatican, a contemporary thriller about spirituality, power and politics, is set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic Church. The potential series would explore the relationships and rivalries in addition to the mysteries and miracles behind the

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