Press Service Bazelevs reported that the film “Hardcore” directed by Ilya Naishullera and producer Timur Bekmambetov was the best among the participants of the program Midnight Madness at the Toronto Film Festival. “At the joint stand of the Russian cinema Russian Cinema – Roskino, who led the work at the Film Market, the festival presents a new TIFF and national cinema,” Hardcore “immediately aroused great interest from international buyers” – told “RIA Novosti” in the press service.
As noted in Bazelevs, «Hardcore” – the first in the history of film-length action movie shot entirely in the first person. The main roles in the blockbuster Hollywood actor performed Sharlto Copley and Russian Danila Kozlovsky. The film also stars: Haley Bennett, Sergei cord Ravshan Kurkova, Svetlana Ustinova, Daria Charusha Polina Filonenko and other famous actors. The rights to rent the movie in the US and abroad acquired the company STX Entertainment Hollywood for a sum in the region of $ 10 million, the agency said.