Steve Buscemi is preparing for the role of Nikita Khrushchev

Стив Бушеми готовится к роли Никиты Хрущева

Director Armando Iannuci have an incredible caste for his new movie, “Death of Stalin”.

How to write the Western media, the story of the future picture is designed in a satirical vein, and is based on the eponymous graphic novel by Fabien Nuri about the chaos that occurred immediately after the funeral of the leader, and the fierce struggle for power. The author of the script was David Schneider (“a knight’s tale”).

The main role in the film — the role of Nikita Khrushchev – trusted actor Steve Buscemi (“boardwalk Empire”). Ally of Stalin, Georgy Malenkov, who actually led the country in 1953, will play the Jeffrey Tambor (“the Hangover”). But the role of Marshal Georgy Zhukov entrusted to Timothy Dalton (penny Dreadful). Of course, will not do the film without a female character. It is known that the film will involve Olga Kurylenko. What is her role, is not specified.

Filming “the death of Stalin” is due to start in June. Premiere date of the film has not yet been negotiated.