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TV Series “Rose and Layla” Begins Production

Mon 13 Jun 2022 | 07:03 PM
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Production began on Yousra and Nelly Karim's new TV series “Rose and Layla”.

Karim announced Monday on Instagram stories that the news along with sharing a photo of the clapperboard.


The series also features Karim's husband Hisham Ashour and rising actor Tayam Amar.

The project witnesses Karim and Ashour's first acting project.

Ashour is set to play the role of Rose’s husband and a detective who takes on cases and helps her in the investigations.

The series consists of 12 episodes and is set to debut on the "Shahid VIP" streaming platform.

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“Rose and Layla” was written by British author and screenwriter Chris Cole and directed by British filmmaker Adrian Shergold.

The series is a blend of genres that range from black comedy, action, suspense, and adventure.

“Rose and Layla” is centered around two investigators who are hired to stop a major bank fraud from happening.

The series marks the second collaboration between the actresses after the 2014 TV series “Saraya Abdeen”.

Yousra was last seen in the comedy series “Ahlam Saeed” while Karim last appeared in the series “Faten Amal Harby”.


On the other hand, Yousra is making a comeback to the stage after 20 years of absence.

She is starring in a new play entitled “Zyara el Set el Agoz” (“The Old Lady’s Visit).

The play is based on an international play written by Swiss author and dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt and will debut in the Riyadh season.

Yousra made her last stage appearance in the 2002 play “Lama Baba Yanam” (After Dad Sleeps).