Egyptian actress Mona Zaki‘s new TV series “Lam El Samasya” will no longer screen during the Ramadan 2022 drama marathon.
The series features a star-studded ensemble cast which also includes Nardine Farag, Esaad Younis, Eyad Nassar, Ahmed Rizk, Rakeen Saad, and others.
Director Karim El Shenawy will helm the series from a script penned by prominent screenwriter Mariam Naoum.
Media Hub production company announced the news on Facebook and highlighted its constant keenness, in all its various projects, to provide the viewer with the best artistic value, ingenuity, and precision of execution.
The company stated that it also takes into account any variables that may affect the quality of the work that is provided to viewers.
Media Hub revealed that the series had dropped from the drama marathon following a number of the series’ cast being infected with the coronavirus over the past weeks, which led to the repeated postponement of the start of filming.
The company decided to postpone the start of filming the series to June and will debut it after Ramadan due to the importance of the topic the series presents, the status of stars and the team taking part in the series, and in the interest of Media Hub that the quality of the project not to be affected again by the delay.
Zaki will appear next in the film “Perfect Strangers“ (Shab Wala Caz).
The film is the Arabic adaptation of the 2016 hit Italian film of the same name.
It marks Netflix’s first Arabic film and features a star-stunned cast that also includes Nadine Labaki, Adel Karam, Eyad Nassar, 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.