Egyptian actor, Ahmed El Sakka announced Friday that he will star in the third season of the acclaimed TV series “El Ekhteyar” (The Choice).
He added that he will star in the series alongside Karim Abdel Aziz and Ahmed Ezz.
The remarks came during a press conference held on the sidelines of the 5th El Gouna Film Festival (GFF), which is taking place from 14-22 October in the Red Sea resort town of El Gouna.
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The first season co-starred Amir Karara as martyr Colonel Ahmed el-Mansy in the series. El-Mansy was the commander of Sa’ka Forces (Thunderbolt Forces) battalion 103, who was martyred with several other members of his battalion on July 7th, 2017.
They were killed during clashes between Egyptian army forces and militants in a terror attack launched on an Egyptian armed forces checkpoint in El-Barth Village, Rafah, North Sinai.
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The second season centered around the events of 2012 from a new angle as well as highlighting the martyrdom of the Ministry of Interior officers, who sacrificed themselves for the country during the period of 2013-2020.
It starred Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mekky, Mohamed Farag, Hady El-Gyar, Ahmed Dash, Injy El Mokkaddem, Asma Abo Elyazeid, Eyad Nassar, and others.
The series also featured Karara reprising his role from season 1 of the series as martyr Colonel Ahmed el-Mansy and Ahmed Elawady as terrorist Hisham Ashmawy.
Both parts of the series were one of the highly-anticipated production in the drama marathon.