Biographical elm "Reagan", dedicated to the 40th US President, found the performer of the role of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Davi will play the general secretary of the CPSU Central Committee, who headed the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982.
The actor starred in many popular movies, mostly playing supporting roles. In particular, he could be remembered by the audience for such movies as "The Expendables 3", "Ice", "Showgirls" and others.
The project will be based on a two-volume biography of the president, written by Paul Kengor. It will be adapted for screen by screenwriter Howard Klosner. It is expected that the movie will be narrated from the perspective of a KGB agent who was assigned to follow Ronald Reagan long before his victory in the presidential election. Earlier it was claimed that John Malkovich could play the role of a Soviet intelligence officer, but this information at the time of this writing has not been officially confirmed. The production budget for the project is estimated at $ 25 million.
Note that in real life, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev and Ronald Reagan never met, but exchanged letters. In total, Brezhnev wrote about 30 messages to his American colleague.
The Topic of Article: A member of the Expendables will play Leonid Brezhnev.