The Kursk film has been postponed as the Russian Ministry of Defense has not yet granted a permit fot its shooting, the Hollywood reporter.
Colin Firth forthcoming submarine drama was set to start in the next month, however the absence of the permit will delay its shooting process.
A producer on the Russian said: "We haven't yet received a permit from the defense ministry.
"They probably have other things to take care of," he added.
The shoot was initially planned to take one month in Russia and producers are still firm to get a permit for its production in there.
It is reported no other country has been discussed as for the film set replacement.
Produced by Luc Besson the film is based on the submarine incident in 2000 when a torpedo bursted in a K-141 Kursk submarine.
As a result result, 118 crew members died.
It is reported, the film production needs a classified information and locations that became a concern to the Russian authorities.