London – FremantleMedia International and IMG announced the first distribution deal for the much-anticipated ten-part drama, The Young Pope. The deal will see the series premiere across Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland on the Pan-Nordic SVOD and pay-TV operator C More. As part of the deal, Sweden’s largest commercial free-to-air network, TV4 will take the right for the series after it has been seen on C More.

The Young Pope comes from the Director of the Academy Award®-winning The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino, and stars the two-time Academy Award® nominee Jude Law as Lenny Belardo, Pope Pius XIII, and Academy Award®-winning Diane Keaton as Sister Mary.