Bringing A Graphic Novel To Life On The Big Screen
♦Veep creator Armando Iannucci discusses how he discovered graphic novel The Death of Stalin, out in cinemas soon and out as a graphic novel from 25 July from Titan Comics…
The Death of Stalin is a darkly comic tale about the power vacuum left behind by Stalin’s death. When the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, has a stroke – the political gears begin to turn, plunging the super-state into darkness, uncertainty and near civil war. The struggle for supreme power will determine the fate of the nation and of the world. And it all really happened.
25 July sees the bookstore release of The Death of Stalin – the graphic novel that inspired the new Armando Iannucci movie, which hits cinemas soon and includes an all-star cast – Steve Buscemi (Broadwalk Empire, Reservoir Dogs), Rupert Friend (Homeland), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Simon Russell Beale (Penny Dreadful) and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent, Arrested Development).