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Mai Omar to No Longer Star in Film "Tag"

Mon 20 Feb 2023 | 07:40 PM
Mai Omar
Mai Omar
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Egyptian actress Mai Omar will no longer star in singer-actor Tamer Hosny's new film "Tag".

Omar dropped from the project due to a conflict in the shooting schedule.

"Unfortunately, there have been changes in the filming dates.. Tamer Hosny and I agreed that we will collaborate on another work soon.. Best of luck to Tamer and the film crew," Omar wrote Monday on Instagram.

Hosny took to Instagram stories to which Omar luck on her upcoming projects, saying: "We will team up in the best work and may God grant you success in all your work and achieve great success as usual."

"Tag" was set to mark the duo's second collaboration after the 2017 film "Tisbah ala Khair".

The film is scripted by Hosny and reunites him with director Sara Wafik, who helmed his 2021 film "Mesh Ana".

The cast also includes Maged El Kedwany, Sawsan Badr, Sherine, and Hajjaj Abdul Azim.

"Tag" will also feature several guest appearances including Eyad Nassar, Mohamed Abdel Rahman, and Issam El Sakka.

Principal photography is underway.

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On the other hand, Omar is set to participate in the Ramadan 2023 drama marathon TV series "Alaqa Mashroa", starring Yasser Galal.

"Alaqa Mashroa" marks the second collaboration between the pair after the 2020 TV series "Al Fetewa".

The actress participated last Ramadan with the TV series “Rania W Sakina”, featuring singer-actress Ruby.

Mai Omar

Omar, born on February 7, 1988, started her career as a producer in the field of adverting, then got into acting in 2013 with her role as Walaa in the TV Series “Hekayet Hayah”.

In 2010, Omar, and director Mohamed Sami tied the knot, after a love story, and welcomed two daughters, Taya and Celine.

She is best known for her roles in the TV productions in "Lu lu" (2020), “Weld El Ghalaba” (2019), “Rayah el Madam” (2017), “Afaret Adly Allam” (2017), “Al Ostora” (2017), “Halet Eshq” (2015), “Kalam Aala Wara” (2014), and “Hekayet Hayah” (2013).