Sylvester Stallone revealed in a star studded event at Planet Hollywood that he is to star in the up coming film based on the life and times of John Paul II.
"I plan to show the world a side of John Paul II never before seen. It is a little known fact that he won the papalcy in a 'King of the Ring' type event in the Vatican."
Sharon Stone will be playing the love interest and Wesley Snipes is said to be ecxtatic at being given the role of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Director Guy Ritchie confirms there will be a lot of filming in the east end of London he said "I think it will add some gritty realism to the car chase scenes."
Ferrari have agreed to make the Popemobile with Michael Schumacher involved as chief technical consultant.
The film is due for release next Easter.