Pussy Riot: The Movie?

Now that  Nadezhda Tolonnikova and Maria Alyoshina are out of jail (and out of the band, it seems), the inevitable movie offers are starting to come in.  From The Hollywood Reporter:

The two young Russian women flew into Berlin Monday after visiting New York to promote their new prison rights foundation, where they played a gig with Madonna. Appearing at a press conference in Berlin, they said they have received “several offers” for film projects, but won’t reveal more until a deal is confirmed.”We have some offers but we cannot say from whom, nothing is agreed,” Tolonnikova said in response to a question from The Hollywood Reporter.

When pressed, she giggled and added: “It’s like Star Wars!”

Asked if she meant to suggest George Lucas is involved, she added: “Sorry, we have some offers but we cannot say anything at the moment.

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Alan Cross

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