File: Amir El Masry from behind the scenes of the Irish series “Faithless”.
Through his official social media pages, Egyptian international star Amir El-Masry, posted a photo of him from behind the scenes of filming the Irish series Faithless.
The events of the 6-episode comedy/drama Faithless tell the story of Zein (Amir El-Masry), an Egyptian-Irish young man who lives in Los Angeles.
Certain circumstances push him to help his older brother in raising his daughters, but he faces crises in dealing with them.
Faithless is written by Baz Ashmawy and directed by Declan Recks.
Recently, Amir El-Masry competed at the Official Competition in the 76th edition of Cannes Film Festival with director Jessica Hausner’s film Club Zero.
This marks the second participation of star Amir El-Masry in the Cannes Film Festival, since his film Limbo.
Born in Cairo and raised in London, Amir El-Masry is an Egyptian-British award-winning actor who has had leading roles in successful Egyptian films; Ramadan Mabrouk Abul-Alamein Hamouda, and El-Talatah Yishtaghaloonha. His breakout role came in when El-Masry took part in Woody Harrelson’s American film Lost in London, and the critically acclaimed BAFTA nominated miniseries The State.
In 2018, El-Masry played the lead role in The Arabian Warrior film, which is the first American/Saudi feature-length film. His participation in Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker is one of his most prominent cinematic steps.
At the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), El-Masry competed with his film Limbo and received three awards. In addition, Limbo took part in the Cannes Film Festival.
Limbo toured international film festivals and received several awards and nominations, most importantly; the Best Actor award to Amir El-Masry at the BAFTA Scotland Awards. In 2021, Limbo was nominated for the Outstanding British Film of the Year award at the BAFTA Film Awards.
El-Masry starred in The One series, which is currently airing on Netflix. Most recently, Amir El-Masry played the role of the Egyptian businessman, Mohamed Al-Fayed at an early age in the highly acclaimed American drama, The Crown.
He also portrayed the character of an Egyptian doctor during World War II in the British series SAS Rogue Heroes.
During the Ramadan season 2022, star Amir El-Masry took part in the TV drama The Choice 3: The Decision, which is considered as the most successful TV series within the Ramadan race. He also competed in the Egyptian box office with the film Ritsa, in addition to starring in #Gawwezni film and the musical series Magnouna Bik (Crazy About You).