The producers of Day Watch (are planning a sequel to one of the nation's most popular Soviet-era films, the romantic comedy, Irony of Fate.
Timur Bekmambetov will direct and Konstantin Khabensky will star; the film was written and directed by Eldar Ryazanov. It tells the story of a group of friends in Moscow who get blind drunk while partying at a Turkish bath on New Year's Eve. One of them is supposed to fly home to Leningrad to join his wife to celebrate the New Year, but by mistake they send Muscovite Zhenya instead, who is too drunk to notice. Arriving in Leningrad, Zhenya takes a taxi to a street bearing the same name and looking identical to his own region of Moscow. He makes his way to the fourth floor, lets himself into what he believes is his flat with a key that works without a hitch, undresses and goes to bed. When the flat's owner, Leningrad beauty Nadya, returns to her apartment, the comedy begins.
A production schedule has not been set of Irony of Fate..