The winner of the "Golden globe" American actress GillianAnderson, the famous television series "the x-files", "Collapse", "Hannibal" and "bleak house", arrived in St. Petersburg to shoot a new movie. This time we are talking about the film adaptation of the classics of Russian literature - the novel of Leo Tolstoy's "War and peace".
Andersonarrived at the airport Pulkovo without protection and maintenance, conducted a series of pictures with the fans, then went to the book launch its own colleague on "Secret materials" David Duchovny "Holy cow: Modern dairy tale" (Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale), published in the current quarter, reports the St. Petersburg newspaper.
A six-part film "War and peace" will be filmed by the TV station "Bi-bi-si" and the Weinstein Company. Anderson got the role of the maid of honor of the Empress Maria Feodorovna, hostesses, Anna Pavlovna Scherer.
Natasha Rostov will play Lily James ("the Abbey Downton", "Broken"), Andrey Bolkonsky - James Norton ("Race", "the Education of the senses"), Pierre Bezukhov - Paul Dano ("12 years of slavery", "Little miss sunshine"). The film Director was made by Tom Harper (the Woman in black 2: the angel of death"), the producers hired fate Pekala and Bethan Jones ("Sherlock").
Filming will take place in St. Petersburg Vorontsov and Catherine locks, Tsarskoye Selo and in the Palace square.