“It saddens me that the characters I will play in the future will go bald (if they don’t wear a wig,” Yura Borisov, who is rapidly losing his hair, admitted in an interview two years ago). – It’s not very versatile. You probably need to find someone who can make great wigs.
Apparently, such a teacher was found, because Yura is shooting a new film about Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin in the most beautiful Pavlovsk park-reserve, where he, of course, plays the main role.
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Another film about “our everything” is intricately called: “The Prophet.” History of Alexander Pushkin. And it is positioned as a musical (!). That? Yeah! Yura plays a young poet in the film, the starting point of which was the Oscar-winning Hollywood project La La Land. Filmed by Felix Umarov.
Borisov will play Pushkin together with the young and promising artist Kai Getz: the guy appeared in the series “Monastery”, “Food Block”, “Comfort Zone”, and also plays little Igor Grom in the comic action movie “Major Grom: Difficult Childhood”. “.
— It is a great honor for me to be in charge of such a large-scale complex production project. One of the goals of our film is to show Pushkin to modern viewers not as a varnished colossus of classical literature, but as a lively, restless hero who is not alien to strong human passions that are understandable to each of us, intrigues the director. “At the same time, of course, we treat the “sun of Russian poetry” with due respect and love. We decided to implement our idea in a unique genre with original musical and dance numbers. We will do our best to create an amazing and unforgettable image.
Also in the new musical project will appear Paulina Andreeva in the image of the hostess of the literary salon, Princess Avdotya Golitsyna, Kirill Kovbas (“The Blues”), playing Ivan Pushchin, and Anna Chipovskaya (Countess Elizaveta Vorontsova), Ilya Lyubimov ( poet Vasily Zhukovsky), Evgeny Schwartz (Nicholas II), Sergei Gilev (head of the tsarist gendarmerie, Alexander Benkendorf).
They film The Prophet in the most picturesque places of the Leningrad region: in Pavlovsky Park, the stables of the Peterhof Palace, in the Znamenka estate, the Yusupov Palace, the State Archive of the Navy, the courtyard of the State Academic Chapel, the monument to Pushkin. museum apartment in Moika and in the museum-reserve of AS Pushkin “Mikhailovskoye”.
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The main filming block will last until December and the filming period will end in February. The premiere of the musical is scheduled for Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2025.