For 1st time Abdel Aziz, Ezz costar in '1919'



Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 09:00 GMT


Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 09:00 GMT

File - Ahmed Ezz and Karim Abdel Aziz.

File - Ahmed Ezz and Karim Abdel Aziz.

CAIRO - 10 August 2019: For the first time the two megastars Ahmed Ezz and Karim Abdel Aziz will participate together in the film "1919".

The film is based onAhmed Mourad's novel bearing the same name; it will be directed by famed Egyptian director Marwan Hamed and produced by Synergy Films.

Alongside Abdel Aziz and Ezz the film will house a notable group of stars whose names will be announced later.

Abdel Aziz's movie "El Feel-el Azra’a" (The Blue Elephant) Part 2achieved booming success, generating revenues of LE 34 million in 9 days only.

The long-awaited film promo has recorded more than 9 million views, and was met with an enthusiastic interaction from the anticipating audience.

Abdel Aziz appears in the promo fighting with beloved star Nelly Karim, stirring a lot of curiosity about the events of the new movie.

Part 2 stars the same cast of the first movie, led by director Marwan Hamed and author Ahmed Mourad. Tunisian actress Hend Sabry and Asma Sherif Mounir also join the cast, along with Zafer el-Abdeen and Eyad Nassar as guests of honor.

Produced by Synergy, the sequel follows a huge success of the first part, which grossed more than LE35 million when released in 2014, a record number in the last decade in the Egyptian cinema.

The first movie tells the story of Yehia, a psychiatrist who returns to Al-Abbasiya mental hospital after 5years of self-imposed isolation, where he meets an old friend with a dark past and uncovers many surprises that turn his life upside down.

The events develop in a drama, horror, mystery context. Part 2 takes place 5 years later, as Dr. Yehia has married Lobna, played by Karim, and is summoned to the Department of Dangerous Cases.

The films are adapted from Ahmed Mourad's best-selling book of the same name that was released in 2012. The book was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2014.

On the other hand Ezzwill compete in Eid el-Adha season with his movie "AwladRezk" (Rezk Sons) part 2.

The much anticipated sequel stars beside Ezz, Amr Youssef, Ahmed Dawood, Ahmed el-Fishawi, Mohammed Mamdouh and Karim Qasim. It is written by Salah al-Jehini, directed by Tarek el-Erian, and produced by Raw Production Company.

Part 1 was released in 2014 and achieved great success; it revolved around four brothers who lead a life of crime, each with a special character, with Ahmed Ezz as the mastermind.

In Part 2, the brothers are trying to keep up with a covenant to stay off the path of crime, until a sudden something turns their lives upside down, bringing about serious confrontations with notorious criminals.

Famed star Assala Nasri participated in "WeladRezk Part 2" as a guest of honour in her first acting experience.



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