Roscosmos, Channel One Russia and Yellow, Black and White studio to shoot the first ever movie in space with the working title ‘Vyzov’ (lit. Challenge). Klim Shipenko (Salyut 7, The Peasant) will direct the movie, with Dmitry Rogozin, Konstantin Ernst, Sergei Titinkov, Eduard Iloyan, Denis Zhalinsky, Vitaly Shlyappo, Alexey Trotsyuk as general producers of the large-scale project
The plot will include a flight to the International Space Station (ISS) scheduled for autumn 2021 on the Russian Soyuz MS crewed spacecraft. Currently, the parties are discussing the details of the future movie, including the scenario, technical capabilities of the filming process, as well as the cast.
The protagonist to fly to the ISS, as well as his backup will be selected during an open contest. The title of the picture is yet to be confirmed. The movie is aimed to popularize Russia’s space activities, as well as glorify cosmonaut profession.