MAJOR GROM: PLAGUE DOCTOR- VFX Breakdown by Main Road Post

Major Grom: Plague Doctor (Russian: Майор Гром: Чумной Доктор) is a 2021 Russian action film directed by Oleg Trofim, based on the comic book series of the same name by the Russian publisher Bubble Comics, created by Artyom Gabrelyanov. It stars Tikhon Zhiznevsky as Major Grom, alongside Lyubov Aksyonova, Aleksei Maklakov, Aleksandr Seteykin, Sergei Goroshko, and Dmitry Chebotarev. The film is set in Saint Petersburg and tells the story of police major Igor Grom, an honest and skilled cop with unconventional methods, who pursues a vigilante murderer in the mask of a plague doctor.

A teaser for the film was first shown on 30 September 2017 at the IgroMir / Comic-Con Russia festival. Principal photography began in August 2017 and stopped in September 2019. Filming resumed in Saint Petersburg and the film was initially planned to go on screen in 2019. However, in October of that year, it was announced that the film would not be released on the due date. Filming was completed in December 2019. The official first trailer was released on 27 May 2020, a day after Saint Petersburg’s anniversary celebrations.

Major Grom: Plague Doctor was released in Russia on 1 April 2021 by Walt Disney Studios. On 5 May 2021, the movie was released on Netflix.

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