‘The Death of Stalin‘ has been receiving great reviews in the U.K., it’s also been banned in Russia. The controversial film stars Steve Buscemi, Jason Isaacs, and Jeffrey Tambor.
“‘The Death of Stalin’ depicts Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s final days and the chaos that ensues following his death. The recently released trailer features scenes with Nikita Khrushchev, played by Steve Buscemi, discussing funeral arrangements and Stalin’s committee figuring out how to run the country.”
According to a Russian culture ministry spokeswoman, the film was pulled out of Russia for containing “information whose distribution is legally banned in Russia,” whatever that means.
The movie, which is directed and co-written by the creator of Veep, is set to hit theaters in the U.S. on March 9, 2018. Check out the red band trailer below…