Jude Law filming in Cape Town

2015-12-21 11:17

Cape Town – A-list actor Jude Law is currently in Cape Town filming a TV series, The Young Pope.

In the series he plays the "complicated and conflicted" character Pope Pius XIII.

City Press reported that Law was seen garbed in a white papal robe, pectoral cross, skull cap, red cherry loafers and a tasselled sash around his waist in between shoots in the city.

(Jude Law during the break on the set The Young Pope, TV series directed by Paolo Sorrentino, in the park of the Villa Medici in Rome. Greatstock/Splash)

He is reportedly staying at the five-star Mount Nelson hotel.

The eight part miniseries begun filming on Tuesday and is directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

Filming was mostly done in Italy with a few final scenes being shot in Cape Town. 

Diane Keaton is said to star alongside Law as Sister Mary a nun who raised him and helped him reach the papacy.

Watch a teaser here:

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