The Last Warrior: Root of Evil
The Last Warrior: Root of Evil is a 2021 Russian fantasy comedy film that is a sequel to The Last Warrior, which was released in 2017. (The Last Knight). Dmitry Dyachenko directed the film, which was made in partnership with the Russian production company Yellow, Black & White, and The Walt Disney Company – a member of the CIS (Representative of The Walt Disney Company in Russia).
A new story about the coming together of two worlds: modern Moscow, Russia, and the fantastical Belogorie, Ancient Rus’. The Rus’ are the people who live in Russian fairy tales, epics, and legends. Ivan Naydenov, after taking on the role of Bogatyr, finds the origins of the ancient evil that threatens Belogorie and fights alongside folk heroes in an epic battle.
The film crew went between the Moscow Oblast, Republic of Karelia, Perm Krai, and the North Caucasus, where mountain views and remnant woods were found near Sochi, in the Sochi National Park, beginning principal photography in June 2019.Garik Kharlamov, Viktor Khorinyak, Mila Sivatskaya, Ekaterina Vilkova, Elena Yakovleva, Konstantin Lavronenko, Sergey Burunov, Elena Valyushkina, and Kirill Zaytsev star as the fairy tale Kolobok.
On January 1, 2021, Disney Studios distributed the film in Russian Federation theaters. It is presently 2021’s eighth highest-grossing picture.
The Last Warrior 3, a sequel, will be released in December 2021.
The Last Warrior: Root of Evil Release Date
The film was supposed to be released on December 24, 2020, however, due to the outbreak, the premiere date was pushed back to January 1, 2021.
The Last Warrior: Root of Evil Storyline
In the second half, audiences will learn about the beginnings of the ancient evil that the heroes faced in the previous film, discover new areas of the magnificent Belogorie, and watch thrilling confrontations involving colossal Bogatyrs.
The Last Warrior: Root of Evil Cast
- Viktor Khorinyak as Ivan Naydenov
- Mila Sivatskaya as Vasilisa the Wise
- Ekaterina Vilkova as Princess Varvara
- Elena Yakovleva as Baba Yaga
- Konstantin Lavronenko as Koschei
- Sergey Burunov as Vodyanoy
- Elena Valyushkina as Galina
- Kirill Zaytsev as Finist the Falcon
- Timofey Tribuntsev as the white mage Svetozar
- Aleksandr Semchev as Chudo-Yudo
- Yuriy Tsurilo as Ilya Muromets
- Vladislav Vetrov as Belogor / Rogoleb, (voice)
- Andrey Trushin as a visiting bogatyr
The Last Warrior: Root of Evil Wiki
Directed by Dmitriy Dyachenko
Written by Vitaliy Shlyappo
Based on Russian: Bogatyr
English: Hero or Warrior
Cinematography Pavel Kapinos
Music by George Kallis
Walt Disney Pictures CIS
Yellow, Black & White
Cinema Fund Russia
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures CIS
January 1, 2021 (Russia)
Budget ₽650 million
$28.3 million (Worldwide)
$28.6 million (Russia/CIS)