Are two popes better than one? And how make every person knows which pope is the supreme pope? Netflix’s The Two Popes trailer asks all these huge questions in the context of an unprecedented papal resignation (per lawful events and Pope Benedict XVI).
Anthony Hopkins plays Pope Benedict reverse the High Sparrow himself, Jonathan Pryce, as a restless cardinal in a time of scandal and scrutiny for the church. Both men scream frustration with the passe methods and their posts, whereas Benedict hones Bergoglio as his alternative. Metropolis of God director Fernando Meirelles directs, with a screenplay from Anthony McCarten.
The Two Popes hits theaters Nov. 27 and premieres on Netflix Dec. 20.