Rising Egyptian actor Ahmad Izz has recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to undergo the religious pilgrimage Umra. The actor revealed that he felt the need to undergo the pilgrimage to thank God for all of the success he has accomplished in such a short time.
According to the Egyptian based weekly, Al Nogoom, the actor is also scheduled to begin shooting the first scenes of his upcoming film alongside Egyptian actress Hannan Turk during the beginning of August.
On a different note, the American Network Company Showtime, the largest television entertainment network in the Middle East, has recently signed a new long-term contract with Universal Studios that allows them to choose from any of their films or television series upon request. Showtime also has similar contracts with Paramount Pictures, Sony Columbia, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Brothers, MGM, and Dream Works in order to offer a larger variety of shows and films for their viewers. Egyptian actress Yusra and Ahmad Izz have been chosen to be the official ambassadors for Showtime in the Middle East to advertise for their variety of films.
Yusra and Ahmad have just completed shooting a new commercial for Showtime in which the two highlight the extent of entertainment found in the different channels of Showtime, and how the network offers more films and shows than any other network.
Ahmad has denied recent circulating rumors that he has married a princess from one of the Gulf States and that her father had given him one million US dollars and a new car. The actor stressed that he cannot understand why people are spreading such rumors, especially at a point where his career is beginning to pick up and he is starting to make a name for himself in the acting world. Ahmad added that his heart is empty at this point and there isn’t anyone in it due to the fact that he is trying to focus all his attention and efforts on his acting career. –Albawaba.com
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