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Announcing Cast and Start of Production for first Netflix Russian Series ‘Anna K’

Announcing Cast and Start of Production for first Netflix Russian  Series ‘Anna K’

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.”

Casting News 

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