British Broadcasting Corporation BBC in January 2015 in Russia begins shooting the film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel “War and Peace.” Work on the film will also take place in Lithuania and Latvia. It is reported by 29 December TASS. A screen adaptation will be shown on the first channel BBC television at the end of next year. It will consist of a series of six. The duration of each will be one hour. Author of the script of the film was made by Andrew Davies, the author of adaptations for film and TV screen novels of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”, Charles Dickens ‘Little Dorrit’ by William Thackeray’s “Vanity Fair,” Evelyn Waugh “Brideshead Revisited,” Boris Pasternak’s “Doctor Zhivago “. He is also the author of the script of the popular series “Mr. Selfridge” and the film “Room with a View” on the novel by Edward For ster. Director of painting becomes a young British director Tom Harper. In the near future, the screens will be his last work – the horror film “The Woman in Black 2: The Angel of Death.” In the role of Andrei Bolkonsky will star British actor James Norton, known for his participation in the recent film by Mike Leigh “William Turner”. Pierre Bezukhov play American actor Paul Dano, starring in the role of a carpenter John Tibbits in the movie “12 Years a Slave.” The image of Natasha embodied a British actress Lily James, familiar to viewers around the world on the TV series “Downton Abbey,” where she played Lady Rose McClair, niece of the hero and his cousin Lord Grentama his daughters.