Entertainment22 July 2021
Moscow, 21 July 2021 -- Netflix has announced the start of filming of the first Russian drama series Anna K. The series will feature a Russian cast including previously announced leading actress Svetlana Khodchenkova, Fedor Bondarchuk, Yuliya Aleksandrova, Yuriy Kutsenko, Yuriy Borisov, and others.
Anna Nagler, Director, Local Language Originals, CEE and Russia: “We are extremely honored to start working on the first Russian Netflix series. It’s thrilling to start production in a new and exciting region for us and we hope our project will appeal to viewers around the world. We’ve teamed up with excellent Russian talents and are excited to announce a bright team of actors.”
Alexey Karenin — Fedor Bondarchuk
Fedor is a Russian A-list film director (Stalingrad , Invasion, Attraction); actor (Sputnik), producer and TV host.
Darya ‘Dolly’ Oblonskaya — Yuliya Aleksandrova
Yuliya Aleksandrova is a comedic actress who starred in over a dozen popular Russian comedies including hit Gorko!
Stepan ‘Stiva’ Oblonsky — Yuriy Kutsenko
Yuriy is a Russian film and theatre actor known for his roles in such films as Mama Don't Cry and the vampire franchise Night Watch and Day Watch.
Konstantin Levin — Yuriy Borisov
Yuriy is the only Russian actor with two films in the leading role selected for the Cannes Film Festival 2021 (Petrov’s Flu, Compartment #6). He also stars in Silver Skates, available internationally on Netflix.
Sergey Koznyshev – Alexander Tsypkin
Alexander is a Russian celebrity writer and columnist — a recent release based on Tsypkin’s book — Unscrupulous series.
Agathya Mikhailovna — Tatiana Dogileva
Tatiana's recent international success to note - supporting role in An Ordinary Woman — which was a Series Mania official competition selection in 2018.
Ekaterina ‘Kitty’ Shcherbatskaya — Dasha Vereshchagina
There are more exciting cast members and a few more secrets yet to be revealed. Keep an eye out for future announcements to find out who plays Vronsky, a man who draws Anna towards him with irresistible passion and charm.
Anna Zur, Communications CEE & Russia