Just a few days after the Vatican named a new Pope, The Vatican has done the same.
The Showtime drama pilot has cast Bruno Ganz as the fictional head of the Catholic Church, our sister site Deadline reports.
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The project, directed by Ridley Scott and penned by Paul Attanasio (House), is a provocative contemporary genre thriller about spirituality, power and politics – set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic Church.
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