Law unto himself: if Jude wants to wear a Speedo, he will

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Law unto himself: if Jude wants to wear a Speedo, he will

The actor chats about the sequel to ‘The Young Pope’ and antagonising Catholics

Craig McLean

It is a Thursday evening in Jude Law’s local pub and the actor is lounging in a chair and trying to explain how he came to be photographed wearing a pair of tight white Speedos on the beach last year.

The pictures, taken during the filming of The New Pope, Sky’s sumptuous, mad and occasionally maddening sequel to its 2016 series The Young Pope, almost broke the internet when they appeared in April.

How was that scene described in the script?..

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