July 16, 2013
Our in-house American writer and comedian, Brett Weer, has a blast living life here with Arabs and has used his personal cultural mishaps and jokes as inspiration for his starring role in a new comedy series 'My American Neighbor' on Ro'ya TV through Ramadan.
July 15, 2013
No need to open a can of worms that's already been emptied. The new show "Qasr Al Kalam" (Palace of Discussion) was sadly canceled from the Ramadan lineup because the results of the revolution made it obsolete.
Here's a rundown of some of this year's most outrageous Ramadan TV dramas.
Is Ola Ghanem's Ramadan movie poster for real? The promo piece shows a little too much skin for some, especially when it's screening will be on Eid El Fitr.
July 14, 2013
Is Rania Youssef’s Ramadan role in "Majwa Harrah" (Hot Front) totes inapprope for the holy month? You be the judge.
It's days like this that we just want to hug and squeeze Arabic media giant, Rotana. They've just announced that their movies and shows like 'Halima Bond' game show are only a click away with a new, free video-on-demand service.
Tough girl, Tunisian actress Durra hit up the new Ramadan show "Huwa...Hiah wa Al Jarieah" (Him...Her and the Daring One) and admitted to being bold on screen, but chill on the home scene.
Since politics plays into nearly every aspect of life, the drama going down in Egypt isn't limited to the streets. The Ramadan dramas have a serious political overtone this year.
July 10, 2013
Controversial director Khaled Youssef is back at his filming best. He took to the plane to record the happenin's of Tahrir Square and beyond!
July 9, 2013
Syrian actor Mustafa Al Khani breaks his tradition of one drama per year with three shows set for the screen!
While most Arab actresses will be appearing in dramas this Ramadan, Saudi actress Reem Abdullah has chosen to go the other way.
Tamer Hagras' inauguration into the world of comedy starts in the hilarious upcoming TV show called 'Jawz Mama' (Mom's Husband).
July 8, 2013
Jumana Murad is a woman who knows what she wants and is talented enough to get it! The Syrian actress has added 'no stunt doubles' for her role in Far'oun" (Pharaoh) to her list of demands.
While we wait for this year’s Arab film festivals to introduce some brand new modern-day classics, let's have a look at these five notables from 2012.
July 7, 2013
To get ready for his action-packed role in the new drama “Isim Mu’aqat” (Temporary Name), young Egyptian actor Youssef Sharif sheds the pounds.