The US entertainment company Netflix has for the first time ordered the production of series from Russian producers, in particular, a new version of "Anna Karenina", the Kommersant newspaper writes.
Previously, the streaming service purchased from Russia only ready-made shows.
According to the media, Netflix is planning to shoot the series for the country and is discussing several projects with local producers.
Now the streaming service has signed a contract with 1-2-3 Production studio, which belongs to Gazprom-Media. The studio filmed, among other things, "Dyatlov Pass" and "Epidemic," which was bought by Netflix.
American company in cooperation with the production company "Russian" plans to shoot "a dramatic story about the 1990s. This is about the pictures "Keys to Happiness" and "What should be the heart," which will direct Daria Zhuk (director of the second season of "Content", the film "Crystal", which was nominated for the "Oscar").
Another collaboration is due to take place with the author of the series "Chicks" Eduard Oganesyan.
In addition, Netflix is in talks with Alexander Tsekalo's Wednesday, Vlad Ryashin's Star Media, Yellow, Black & White and hitmaker Klim Shippenko.
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Author: Ksenia Gustova