Iannucci’s Death of Stalin heads for UK shoot

Armandi Iannucci Armando Iannuccci is to direct The Death of Stalin, which is setting up for a summer shoot in the UK. 

The film is based on the 2011 acclaimed French graphic novel by Fabien Nury which depicts the chaos that reigned following the death of the Soviet dictator in 1953. 

The satirical film marks Iannucci’s first as director since In the Loop in 2009; he has also written the screenplay.

French film company Quad Productions is the main company behind the project; they are fielding the three producers who were behind The Intouchables and Heartbreaker, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun and Nicolas Duval-Adassovksy. The Death of Stalin marks their first English-language film. 

A very well-known UK producer is also on board – details are on PI along with the name of the casting director and the start date for principal photography. 

More crucial UK HoDs are expected to be confirmed very soon, so subscribers should follow the film on our site to receive email updates as specifics are locked down. 

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