Netflix’s The Two Popes
This one has had some hype behind it, mostly due to the cast and title. The Two Popes is an upcoming biographical drama coming to Netflix, after appearing in numerous film festivals. Directed by Fernando Meirelles, and based off Anthony McCarten’s 2017 play The Pope. The story follows Anthony Hopkins’ Pope Benedict XVI, as he steps down from the position following scandal within the church. He’s joined by Game of Thrones alum Jonathan Pryce’s Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the man who would one day become Pope Francis. The movie appears wholly focused on the two men, and the trailer features some beautiful cinematography to accompany the scene work. Meanwhile, the film’s praises are shown on the screen, all but guaranteeing a great experience for those Netflix subscribers who stream the upcoming drama. The Two Popes will have a limited release starting on November 27, 2019, before becoming available to stream December 20th.