Netflix adapts Anna Karenina, in the series, with Svetlana Khodchenkova in the title role

The American broadcasting platform announced a new adaptation project. Netflix is ​​working on its first Russian drama series with the title Anna K.. This adaptation of the famous novel by Leo Tolstoy written by Roman Kantor and we will find Svetlana Khodchenkova in the main role. We discovered the Russian actress in the moleBy Thomas Alfredson, in 2011, in particular with Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, and John Hurt. Also featured in Wolverine’s Immortal Battle, Released in 2013, a movie in which she played the character Viber.

An incomparable story that will be presented to subscribers in Russia and around the world

We don’t know the release date yet, but reactions have multiplied with the announcement of the creation of this series that will revisit the classic Anna Karenina in a contemporary setting. It will be filmed in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia. Michael Azolino, Director of the Original Series at Netflix, said: “We are very excited to announce the first Russian original drama series created in partnership with 1-2-3 Production (…) We are delighted to be able to present his vision of this incomparable story to our subscribers in Russia and around The world. ”The dirty? “In Russia today, Anna Karenina is the young and earthly wife of the future ruler of Saint Petersburg whose life will be turned upside down by her affair with Vronsky, the brilliant heir to the aluminum empire. Their relationship soon eludes them, threatening to destroy the fragile balance of social and family relations.”

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Cosmopolitan Moscow and Historic St. Petersburg

We also learn that the series will take place “in cosmopolitan Moscow, historical St. Petersburg and the harsh Russian countryside, this drama explores themes of passion and loyalty. It also proves that wealth can do nothing against love: it is able to free us from our chains or make us kneel on our knees. Love He has all powers over us. ” Screenwriter Roman Cantor said, “Putting Anna Karenina’s story in 21st century Russia and introducing it to the world in her own language (and many other languages) through a miracle of Netflix is ​​a dream that has come true to me, because the idea for this series came to me in a dream, a dream that I was. I’ve been chasing him ever since. ”The producers are also thrilled with this project and want to emphasize“ It is a great honor for our team to be chosen to create the global entertainment giant’s first Russian drama series with more than 200 million users. It’s an exciting adventure, but it’s also a huge challenge, since The structure of the series is based on a global literary masterpiece, a love story that we hope will reach the hearts of viewers, from Australia to Brazil.

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