Sun. Mar 29th, 2020

HBO’s ‘The New Pope’ Synopses For March 2, March 9’s EXPLOSIVE Season 2 Finale

HBO’s “The New Pope” is down to two more episodes and it’s going to be an explosive moment for viewers. 

Episode 8
Debut date: MONDAY, MARCH 2 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Sofia (Cécile de France) sets out to bring an ashamed Brannox (John Malkovich) back to the Vatican from the Dolomites. Warned by Bauer of the Church’s demise unless immediate action is taken, Voiello (Silvio Orlando) is called upon to make things right and, later, mourns a tragic loss. The nuns appeal to an unaccommodating Assente. 

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Episode 9 (Season finale)
Debut date: MONDAY, MARCH 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
John Paul III (John Malkovich) addresses his followers with a message of love that resonates. A historic meeting of the minds occurs after six children and their teacher are taken hostage on the island of Ventotene. As the Church prepares for battle, Voiello (Silvio Orlando) receives a visit from a man close to the caliph and a rescue mission has an unexpected conclusion.


THE NEW POPE is a joint Sky, HBO, CANAL+ original production; created and directed by Paolo Sorrentino; executive producers, Lorenzo Mieli, Mario Gianani, Riccardo Neri, Elena Recchia, Paolo Sorrentino, Jude Law, Caroline Benjo, Carole Scotta, Simon Arnal, Jaume Roures, Javier Méndez, Nils Hartmann, Sonia Rovai; produced by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for Fremantle’s Wildside; co-produced by Haut et Court TV and The Mediapro Studio.

Fremantle is the global distributor for THE NEW POPE.

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