Jordanian actor, Eyad Nassar announced Thursday on Facebook that he had received a Golden Card visa from the UAE.
The Golden Card is a long-term residence visa issued for 5 to 10 years and will be renewed automatically.
The residency is awarded to investors, entrepreneurs, specialized talents, and researchers in various fields of science and knowledge as week as bright students with promising scientific capabilities.
Several famous faces have been awarded the UAE Golden visa including, Nabila Ebeed, Roberto Carlos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Novak Djokovic, Yasmin Abdelaziz, Khaled Selim, Dorra Zarrouk, Karim Fahmy, Hannah El Zahed, Ramy Gamal, Carole Samaha, Nadine Nassib Njeim, Mohamed Ramadan, Mai Selim, and Mais Hamdan.
Nasser can be seen in the Arabic adaptation of the 2016 hit Italian film “Perfect Strangers“ (Shab Wala Aaz).
The film marks Netflix’s first Arabic film and features a star-stunned cast that includes Mona Zaki, Nadine Labaki, Adel Karam, Diamand Bou Abboud, and George Khabbaz.
The plot takes place in Lebanon and centers around a group of friends who decide to play a game. They place their cellphones on the table and agree to make all texts and calls become public.
The game at first is a playful exercise, things get decidedly more serious as untold secrets public knowledge within the group.
“Perfect Strangers“ has been adapted by Gabriel Yammine and Wissam Smayra, the film will be the latter’s debut feature.
It is co-produced by Front Row’s Yalla Yalla unit with Egypt’s Film Clinic and Lebanon’s Empire Entertainment.
The 2016 movie has been remade 18 times across countries such as France, Spain, South Korea, Germany, and Greece.
Netflix has also signed a first-look deal for Arabic films with the film’s producer Front Row, the Middle East distributor.
“Perfect Strangers” is set to debut on the giant streamer on Jan. 20, 2022.