Russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova, who played in films such as the 2013 superhero film The Wolverine, as Viper, and Love in the City (2009), its sequel, Love in the City 2 (2010), again got a job in Hollywood. This time, she will play a major role in the film directed by Andrei Konst “Lady Of Csejte“. Russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova will play Hungarian serial killer Elizabeth Bathory, most prolific female sadist of the 16th century. According to the Guinness Book of Records, from 1585 to 1610 Bloody Countess killed about 650 girls, mostly local peasants.
Countess Elizabeth Bathory de Ecsed (8 August 1560 – 21 August 1614), the most prolific female serial killer in history, Blood Countess. Despite the evidence against her, Elizabeth was never put on trial because of her family’s influence. The stories about her vampire-like tendencies (being accused of bathing in blood to rejuvenate her skin etc.) became part of national folklore.
Historical thriller “Lady of Csejte” has been launched by Glacier Films. The producer of the film – Steven Schneider (“Paranormal Activity”). Schneider previously produced horror-comedy “Cooties,” with Elijah Wood, Alison Pill and Rainn Wilson. First-time feature director Andrei Konst is helming “Lady” from a script by Matthew Jacobs. Other producers include Glacier Films’ Tove Christensen, Sarik Andreasyan, Gevond Andreasyan, Georgy Malkov and Vladimir Poliakov. Hayden Christensen and Wendy Rhoads are executive producing. Glacier Films and “Lady of Csejte” are repped by Paradigm.