Muna Shalabi denies admitting that Jerusalem belongs to the Jews
Young Egyptian actress Muna Shalabi denied rumors that stated she had accepted to take part in an Arab-American film produced project that states that Jerusalem belongs to the Jews. The news was broadcasted on the Israeli Arabic-speaking channel.
Muna from her side disclosed to the media that she had received a phone call from an assistant director telling her that she was nominated for a role in an international movie revolving around tolerance between religions. The actress stressed that she had requested the director to send her the script first so she can read it over carefully before giving any answer.
Muna added that she would never take part in any work that would not agree with her Arab and national ethics and beliefs. She noted that the mere thought of being part of such a lies upsets her terribly.
Muna is scheduled to begin shooting the scenes for her upcoming film “Afrita Wa 3 Shaiatin” (A Jenie and Three Devils), and will costar alongside Ahmed Eid, Sallah Abdullah, ‘Ala Mursi, Hassan Husni, Izzat Abu Ouf, Rja’ Jiddawi, and Ramez Jalal.
Muna will be playing the role of a very adventurous, bold girl who meets three guys who share with her the same hobbies. The four of them go through redcap and comic situations throughout the film bringing them closer to one another.
The movie is directed by Ahmad Sa’da who said that he has chosen Muna due to the fact that she has proven outstanding success and confidence in her acting career and it has showed in her last works. The entire cast will be flying to Sharm El Sheikh to shoot the outer scenes of the movie while the rest will be filmed in Cairo.
Shalabi has announced that due to her rising popularity, she will be doubling her wage to reach 400 thousand Egyptian pounds per film. The actress has already received over 7 different film scripts in order to choose which one suits her most.
It was revealed that by doubling her wage, Muna will be paid a higher price than that given to prominent Egyptian actresses Laila Elwi, who received 350 thousand Egyptian pounds for her last film, and Hanan Turk who got 300 thousand pounds for her role in the film "Hub El Banat" (Girls Romance). Muna was named the star of this summer's films, in which she played the leading role in three different movies that witnessed enormous success. –Albawaba.com
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