Ian McKellen has publicly supported Kirill Serebrennikov
The star of “X-Men” Ian McKellen gave public support to his Russian counterpart, Kirill Serebrennikov. It happened after the actor was found guilty in the case, “the Seventh Studio”.
Recently, the court concluded that Serebrennikov is guilty of fraud. In the end it was decided to sentence him to three years probation and pay a fine in the amount of 800 thousand rubles. After that, 81-year-old McKellen on his Twitter page has published addressed to colleague message, praising him for his creation of the theater “Gogol-center”. In the latest British celebrity visited four years ago, calling the moment the most striking during the visit to the territory of Russia. The author of the post is convinced that the theatre contributed to the formation of the Moscow people of good taste.
Despite the verdict, colleagues Serebrennikov around the world will continue to admire his work. McKellen expressed the hope that ultimately justice will prevail, noting that no one is above the law, including prosecutors of the artist.