Mohammed Sobhi to Preview His TV Series for Press, Critics
Egyptian actor Mohammed Sobhi has decided to preview his upcoming TV series Fares Bila Jawad (Knight Without a Horse) for the press and critics at one of Cairo’s hotels, to be first-of-its-kind series screening, according to the London based daily al Sharq al Awsat.
Subhi chose a young actor and an actress, Hani Kamal and Riham Abdel Ghafour, to play the roles of his father and mother in the series which the director Ahmed Badr Eddin has recently finished shooting.
Costarring in the series along with Subhi are Simon, Hanaa Al Shurbaji, Jamil Rateb, Ashraf Abdel Ghafour, Khalil Murci and Randa in addition to Syrian and Lebanese actors. The writer Mohammed Baghdadi helped Mohammed Subhi in scripting the series.
The series depicts political and social events in the years between 1850 and 1948. The scenes will be shot in a number of Arab and European capitals including France, Syria and Lebanon, and at the studios of the Information Production City.
Subhi plays the role of the Egyptian fighter Hafez Najeeeb who fights against the British occupation. The series goes back to 1850 during the Turkish regime, British occupation and Israeli penetration afterwards and ends with the emergence of the Palestinian crises.
Subhi told the daily that he would perform 9 different characters in the series, which is centered on the character Hafez, whose nickname is Al Thaalab (The Fox). The fox lives out personal epics nobody else has ever achieved.
Subhi and Simon have developed from a theatrical to a TV artistic duo. They have performed in three plays including Lua’bat Al Sit (Lady’s Game), Sikkat Al Salamah (Safety Road) and Karmen, all within the theatrical framework and shot in a TV style.
The duo will also costar in the play Malek Siam (Siam’s King) along with Khalil Murcy and Abdulla Sharaf. Simon will perform the role of Anna, the royal family’s English teacher in Siam - Albawaba.com