Egyptian actor, Ahmed Malek has recently joined the cast of the comedy film "El Ayel" (The child), starring Ahmed Helmy and Ruby.
Amr Abdel Gelil, Nesreen Amin, and Nour Ehab will also star in the film.
Director Mohamed Shaker Khodeir is helming the film from a script by Haitham Dabbour.
Khodeir began shooting the film last week in Sheikh Zayed City and is working at an intensified shooting schedule to wrap up before the cast begins work on their new TV series that they plan to participate with during the Ramadan 2022 drama marathon.
The film was initially titled "X" but was altered into "El Ayel".
Malek will also star in the highly-anticipated film “Kira & El Gin”.
The film also stars Karim Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Ezz, Ruby, Hend Sabry, Sayed Ragab, Ahmed Malek, Huda El Mufti, and others.
It is produced by Synergy films and based on the novel “1919” by Ahmed Mourad.
The film is an information-packed historical fiction set to the actual events of a significant era in Egypt’s history.
It also recounts the role of the Egyptian uprising against Britain’s occupation of Egypt, during the 1919 revolution, through the lives of perse characters that include famous and obscure historical figures as well as fictional characters.