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Jude Law Is in Full Pope Gear in Italy -- Which Apparently You Can Totally Do!

by Alex Ungerman 2:30 PM PST, January 12, 2016
Playing Jude Law Is in Full Pope Gear in Italy -- Which Apparently You Can Totally Do!

Looking papal, Jude Law!

The actor was in Venice, Italy, on Tuesday, draped head to toe in pope attire -- crucifix and all. This is apparently something you can do, even if you're not Pope Francis himself.

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Photo: AP Photo/Luigi Costantini

The 43-year-old star has on the holy digs to film the upcoming Sky and HBO series, The Young Pope. Law plays the fictional Pope Pius XIII in the show. Actually, the English actor portrays the first American pope on the program, which just goes to show that an American can't seem to be the pope, even if it's pretend, and on a show about an American being the pope. Drat.

Photo: AP Photo/Luigi Costantini

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Diane Keaton joins Law as a nun on the series, which is set to premiere this year.

With any luck, it will be as well received as the real pope's actual visit to the U.S. last year.

Watch the video below.

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