He wrote that the success of Narine Abgaryan’s adaptation of the story “Manyunya” inspired them so much that the company acquired the rights to film adaptations of 68 Dragunsky stories. Plans include a five-season series, a feature film, and an animated series. According to the director, all this will be filmed over the next seven years.
However, the RG columnist found out, when contacting the producer Gevond Andreasyan, that, most likely, Sarik himself, as a director, would not shoot a film adaptation; he is in such high demand that he will not have time in the next three years. Therefore, Sarik Andreasyan in this case acts as a co-producer, and another director will shoot “Deniska’s stories”. In February, they plan to start working on the script and start filming in the second half of 2023.
“May our children grow up with correct and sincere stories! The contract was signed only two days ago! Next year we will start working!” -Sarik Andreasyan wrote on his social media.
In the comments, users immediately expressed their willingness to participate in the film adaptation in one way or another. Ready to send requests. Colleagues also congratulated the creators of the future film adaptation on the acquisition of copyright.
Remember that the action in the stories takes place at the end of the 50s and 60s of the last century. The prototype of the protagonist is the son of Dragunsky Denis. The stories have been filmed before. The most famous film adaptation is the short film “Where you see, where you hear.” The films “Funny Stories”, “Girl on the Ball”, “Deniskin’s Stories”, “Magic Power” and the short films – “Captain”, “Fire in the Outhouse, or Feat in the Ice” and “Spyglass” were also published. . In “Yeralash” there was a short story based on Dragunsky’s story “Glory to Ivan Kozlovsky.”
In 1977, the two-part comedy “In the Secret of the World” was released, based on the collection, in 1979 – the film “The Amazing Adventures of Denis Korablev.”