Egyptian actor, Amir Karara will participate in Ramadan 2022 drama marathon with the sequel to the TV series “Hagma Mortada”.
The sequel is set to be directed by Ahmed Nader Galal.
The first part of “Hagma Mortada” was one of the most popular series in the Ramadan 2021 drama marathon.
It tackled espionage and was based on a case from the Egyptian General Intelligence files.
“Hagma Mortada” starred Ahmed Ezz, Nidal El Shafei, Hisham Selim, Magda Zaki, Hend Sabri, Salah Abdullah, Mahmoud El Bezzawy, Khaled Anwar, Dr. Mohamed Gomaa, Mayan El Sayed, Ahmed Fouad Selim, and others.
It was written by Baher Dewidar and directed by Ahmed Alaa.
Karara has several projects lined up including playing the Angel of Death in director Peter Mimi’s new project, “The Underdogs”.
“The Underdogs” consists of a series of Arab films and TV shows that take place in a shared universe, where the events and characters are connected.
The universe chronicles the adventures of mechatronics engineer, Yahya Saleh Al-Khayat, hacker Youssef Al-Haram, Dalela, and the Saudi pilot, Faisal.
Karara is also collaborating with Mimi on the sequel to his 2019 film “Casablanca”.
The sequel will feature Nelly Karim, who made a cameo appearance in the first film and is set to play the female lead role opposite Karara.
The 2019 film was written by Hisham Hilal, directed by Mimi, and produced by Synergy Films and Walid Mansour.
It also starred Ghada Adel, Amr Abdel Gelil, Eyad Nassar, Lebleba, Mahmoud El-Bezzawy, Ahmed Dash, and Ahmed Fahmy.
The plot revolved around three Alexandrian men who work as pirates. They get involved in a dangerous mission against mafia men, after robbing a large diamond shipment, but things get a turn for the worse as one of them decides to go rogue and flee to Morocco.
“Casablanca” was shot in Marrakech, Casablanca, Safaga, and Alexandria.