CAIRO - 29 June 2021: Egyptian-British actor Fady El Sayed started shooting his scenes in the second season of the serial drama Gangs of London, as of 2 weeks ago.
The actor will star in the series that had a successful first season and received wide audience acclaim across the world.
Set against the backdrop of London, the series follows the disruptive conflicts among the international gangs that rule the city in the heels of the assassination of the head of one of London's most notorious gangs.
Directed by Gareth Evans (The Raid), Gangs of London season 2 stars Ray Panthaki and Joe Cole, along with Fady El Sayed.
Fady marked his breakthrough in 2012 through My Brother the Devil that propelled his name for a Best British Newcomer award nomination at the BFI London Film Festival.
Fady’s talent caught the attention of several international filmmakers and soon he starred in a number of international films, including: Penny Dreadful, starring Eva Green, in which he played the role of a vampire, Class that is derived from the well-known adventure series Doctor Who, River TV series, starring renowned Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård, A Private War, starring Rosamund Pike, and Danish film Daniel by director Niels Arden Oplev.
The year 2020 marked one of Fady’s most successful years, where he starred in a number of international TV series, including Baghdad Central and Little Birds, as well as the short drama film Ending.
He is currently working on a number of cinematic projects as well that include the two films Faith and London Boys.