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Asser Yassin to Collab with Amr Youssef in Ramadan 2023

Wed 25 Jan 2023 | 09:24 AM
Asser Yassin , Amr Youssef
Asser Yassin , Amr Youssef
Yara Sameh

Egyptian actor Asser Yassin is collaborating with actor Amr Youssef in the TV series "The 101 Battalion", which is set to screen in the Ramadan 2023 drama marathon.

Fathy Abdel Wahab, Ahmed Salah Hosny, and Wafaa Amer will also star in the project.

The series consists of 30 episodes depicting the heroics of Battalion 101 and how they confronted the takfiri elements in Sinai.

"The 101 Battalion" is scripted by Eyad Saleh, directed by Mohamed Salama, and produced by Synergy production company.

Principal photography is underway.

Asser Yassin

Yassin, born February 25, 1981, began his career on the stage of the American University in Cairo.

He was spotted by Director Khairy Beshara to play his first role in the 2006 TV series "Qalb Habiba", followed by the blockbuster "The Yacoubian Building" in 2007.

Yassin starred in his first major film in 2008's "Zay El Naharda" (2008).

The same year, he got his big break playing a leading role in the film "El Waad" (The Promise), starring opposite legendary actor and superstar Mahmoud Yassin.

In 2010, Yassin played the leading role in Daoud Abdel Sayed's film "Messages from the Sea", which earned him the Best Actor award at the Carthage Film Festival and Malmö Arab Film Festival.