Actors Ralph Fiennes and John Lithgow will star in filmmaker Edward Berger’s upcoming thriller Conclave.
Berger’s most up-to-date directorial effort All Quiet on the Western Front received 4 Academy Awards this yr, together with one of the best worldwide function trophy.
Conclave is predicated on Robert Harris’ novel of the identical title and tells the story of the world’s most secretive occasion: Election of a brand new Pope, reported Variety.
Fiennes will essay the function of Cardinal Lawrence, a Catholic dignitary tasked with working the Vatican’s mysterious papal conclave who finds himself trapped in a treasonous internet as teams of formidable rival cardinals type factions within the hope of swaying the vote.
“As ambitions, divisions and scandals start to boil over and the political machinations inside the Vatican intensify, Lawrence realises that the departed Pope had kept a secret from them that he must uncover before a new Pope is chosen,” the official logline learn.
The movie’s forged additionally consists of Stanley Tucci, Isabella Rossellini, Carlos Diehz, Lucian Msamati, Brían F. O’Byrne, Merab Ninidze and Sergio Castellitto. The script has been tailored by Peter Straughan.
The challenge might be produced by Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell for House Productions and Michael A Jackman for FilmNation Entertainment alongside Robert Harris and Alice Dawson.