Zelensky’s ‘Servant of the People’ satire series may land on streamers in studio license request: Report

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Before Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky entered politics and found himself at the helm of his country’s fight against Russian Vladimir Putin, he made a living as a screen actor.

A former comedian, 44-year-old Zelensky starred as the head of state in the 2017 political satire “Servant of the People,” which is also the name of the actual political party he founded.

Soon, American viewers will be able to see Zelensky in action.

According to a report, the studio behind the series may distribute a “servant of the people” for streaming services.

Studio Quartle-95 is said to be ironing out the details that will allow “Servant of the People” to get a second run on Netflix and possibly other streaming entities, Forbes told a source familiar with the discussion on Friday. Referring to.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, played the head of state in the 2017 political satire ‘Servant of the People’, which was also the name of the actual political party he founded.
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According to Insider, studio Quartel-95 is seeking to license the project in the United States on a non-exclusive basis in order to expand its availability to the public.

“While facing the real world scenario [Zelensky] And the Ukrainian people are much darker and more gruesome than the show’s comedy, there are clear parallels to the real-life situation, and ‘Servant of the People’ is a compelling, important and historical piece of television,” the society said. March 2 in the press release.

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The hit Ukrainian series has since been licensed by Channel 4 in the UK, as well as broadcasters in Greece, Romania and the Middle East, according to Droits Echo, which said it has sent Red Cross Ukraine to support the country’s fight. Donated 50,000 euros. against Russia.

Zelensky dissolved a parliament dominated by his political opponents soon after taking office in May 2019.

Forbes has further stated through its source associated with the talks that the remaining proceeds from the “Servant of the People” license will go to Studio Quartle-95 after receiving Echo Rights’ distribution fees.

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Representatives for Netflix and Studio Quartel-95 did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s requests for comment.

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