Ernst: the show “Viking” on the First channel this year is not planned
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MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. The screening of the film Director Andrei Kravchuk’s “Viking” on the First channel in 2017 is not planned. This was announced by the General Director of channel one, one of the producers of the film Konstantin Ernst, the live online show “OK!”.
The film “the Viking” became top 10 in the world hire
“Not scheduled (impression). We once show, but the plans were not discussed, and (he) is not planned, and not this year,” said Ernst, answering the question of when there might be a screening of “Viking” on the First channel.
Ernst noted that the film “really shot for the halls, and show on the TV screen is not adequate to transfer”.
The picture of the “Viking” inspired by the “Tale of bygone years” tells about the life of Prince Vladimir. It came out on cinema screens December 29, 2016 in two versions – with age limit of 12+ and 18+.
“Viking” has attracted more than 1 .25 billion rubles
In contrast to the “Tale of bygone years”, “Viking” mainly affects the fate of Prince Vladimir Svyatoslavovich and traces his path from arrival to Polotsk and capture of Kiev with the murder of his brother Yaropolk to the attainment of the Christian faith and the Baptism of Rus. The main role in the film played by actor Danila Kozlovsky. Also in the film starred Maksim Sukhanov, Igor Petrenko, Vladimir Epifantsev, Svetlana Hodchenkova, Alexander Bortech etc.
Previously portal kinobusiness.com reported that box office receipts “Viking” exceeded 1.25 billion rubles, so the picture has now ranks third in the entire history of national cinema.
“Viking” also became the first Russian film, which entered the top ten on the results of charges worldwide with 5-8 January, earning $ 6.7 million at 2,600 theaters in the country, as well as the three Baltic States. The film surpassed box office American drama “Ghost beauty” (fees 6.6 million dollars). Higher duties “Viking” in world hire for the period January 5-8 films such as “Rogue-one: Star wars. History”, “assassin’s Creed”, “Passengers”, “Zveroboi” (start in Russia – March 2), “Moana” and “the Great wall” (start in Russia – February 16).