Prominent Egyptian actor Nour El
Sharif is finalizing preparations to begin filming the first scenes of his new
television drama “Arfat Bahr” (Men at sea), which is scheduled to air during
the Ramadan season of 2012. Nour has also completed choosing most of cast with
the assistance of the drama makers.
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Scenarist Mohammad Al Masfati has
completed writing the thirty episodes and the stars that will take part in the drama
are Ahmad Buday and Futooh Ahmad. The leading female role has not yet been
finalized, and the two actresses Dalal Abd Al Aziz and Hala Sidqi have both
been nominated for the role. Direction is by Ahmad Midhat, who will be
encountering his first television drama direction experience.
According to the London based
Elaph, Nour and director Ahmad Midhat have held countless meetings in the
recent period to decide on filming locations that are most suitable for the
drama, in addition to choosing new faces to star in the drama. It is revealed
that the drama will introduce 20 new actors.