A Remake of Pumping Iron

Intelligent, savvy and handsome, triple threat Vlad Yudin is the CEO of The Vladar Company (http://vladar.com/), a company which develops finances and packages intellectual properties for leading Hollywood production studios. The exceptional Russian born filmmaker is directing and producing the much talked about and highly anticipated docu-drama “GENERATION IRON,” a remake of the 1977 docu-film PUMPING IRON, which catapulted Arnold Schwarzenegger/ MR. OLYMPIA into superstardom. In addition, Yudin is writing, directing and producing the ARCANA Comics graphic novel and film adaptation of “HEAD SMASH” with THE TWILIGHT SAGA producers, which garnered much attention at this year’s Comic Con. The Vladar Company recently began production on “POLICE STATE” in New York, marking a cinematic return for the beautiful, multi-talented actress Sean Young (BLADE RUNNER, DUNE). 
·                   “GENERATION IRON” (First Quarter 2013): Yudin recently wrapped production on the highly anticipated remake of PUMPING IRON, highlighting the MR. OLYMPIA competition which made Schwarzenegger famous. The film brings a new and exciting examination into the competitive sport of bodybuilding by chronicling the lives of the new generation of bodybuilders beyond the gym. The ‘Schwarzenegger remake’ focuses on their training as these athletes prepare to compete for one of the world’s most prestigious titles: (http://www.deadline.com/2012/07/vladar-company-american-media-inc-bodybuilding-mr-olympia-docudrama-arnold-schwarzenegger/). TRAILER: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd-4qBhUSR4t) ABC's 'ON THE RED CARPET': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxsy6uBon7I&feature=youtu.be
·         “HEAD SMASH” (Summer 2013): Yudin is co-writing the ARCANA Comics’ graphic novel in addition to producing and adapting the film’s screenplay which is currently in pre-production with THE TWILIGHT SAGA producers Mark Morgan and Michael Beckor. This sci-fi thriller centers on a young Orphan named “Smash,” who is forced to sort out the chaos in his life when his adopted father abandons him. HEAD SMASH was released at this year’s New York Comic Con and completely sold out in two days, leaving attendants thrilled for the full version, which is scheduled for release at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2013 (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118055677?refCatId=13).

·         POLICE STATE” (First Quarter 2014): Yudin is producing the film starring acclaimed actress Sean Young (BLADE RUNNER, DUNE), which is currently in production In New York. The film centers on unraveling a potential nationwide terrorist plot after a series of bombings begin to cripple Manhattan. Principle shooting began December 12th in New York with Neal Bledsoe (NBC’s SMASH) and Alice Callahan (CW’s GOSSIP GIRL) also attached to star (http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118064581/).
In addition to these films, Yudin and The Vladar Company produced the soon to be released psychological thriller “CATSKILL PARK” and will soon go into pre-production on “THE FRENCH EXECUTIONER” the big-screen adaptation of celebrated author, C.C. Humphreys’ historical fiction novel of the same name which he also optioned the rights to; yet another film for The Vladar Company.

ABOUT YUDIN: Though born in Moscow and dubbed “One Of The Most Eligible Bachelors In The US,” Yudin spent much of his childhood between Russia and United States during his father’s various travels for business. He completed studies at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, where he directed and produced many independent short films and documentaries.


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