Production wrapped on the third season of the acclaimed TV series “El Ekhteyar” (The Choice).
About 200 stars participated in the series including Yasser Galal, Ahmed El Sakka, Ahmed Ezz, Khaled El Sawy, Mahmoud El-Bezzawy, Bayoumi Fouad, Sabry Fawwaz, and others.
“El Ekhteyar 3” also features Karim Abdel Aziz reprising his role as Zakaria Younes from the previous part.
The new installment is scripted by Hany Sarhan and directed by Peter Mimi.
The series recounts for the first time the true events of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization’s brief rise to power in Egypt after the 2011 revolution and their overthrow. It also follows the most dangerous 96 hours in the history of the country.
The series featured Galal as President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Mona Abd El Ghany as Egypt’s First Lady Entissar El Sisi, Ahmed Bedier as El-Moshir Tantawy, Khaled El Sawy as Khairat el-Shater, Sabry Fawwaz as Mohamed Morsi, and Abdelaziz Makhyoun as Mohammed Badie.