Megogo presents its first series Hook at EFM
Hook (Kryu in Russian) is the first original series produced by video service Megogo which will be premiered at European Film Market on March 5. This is a story about a Russian hockey agent who finds himself in a center of sports corruption. Starring Yuri Kolokolnikov, Russian actor well-known in Hollywood: star of the latest Christopher Nolan's blockbuster Tenet and series of Game of Thrones. Also, he played a “bad Russian” in The Hitman’s Bodyguard and a “good Russian” in Hunter Killer.
Hook is the name of the bottom of the hockey stick and the nickname of a main character Nikita Kryukov. Also, he is often called Captain Hook as the referents to his late and successful carrier. Now he had to face the difficulties of the sport agent, and he sure knows how to deal with problems. At the same time he's in the middle of a divorce, but he meets another love interest. Every day becomes a real challenge and Kryukov has to find a way to keep the business afloat and also remain a good person. The story is full of drama but also has lots of jokes and comedy.
As CEETV reported earlier, the first season contains 10 episodes of 26 minutes each with the possibility of creating a feature film. The series will be released exclusively on the Megogo video service in Russia and CIS Spring 2021. The producers plan to make season 2 in coproduction with other world territories.