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The New Pope - The Young Pope Follow-Up Limited Series Ordered by HBO

HBO is piggybacking on the success of The Young Pope.

The cable network has ordered The New Pope, a new limited series created and directed by Paolo Sorrentino. The show, which is a joint production between HBO and Sky, marks Sorrentino's second limited series with HBO set in the world of the modern papacy.

There's no word yet on whether The Young Pope star Jude Law will be back for the new season. Casting for the title role, as well as additional roles, is expected to begin soon. The series will go into production late next year in Italy.

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