Egyptian- Italian Fabio Abraham to portray Abdel Nasser in CNN production "Jerusalem".



Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 03:22 GMT


Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 03:22 GMT

File: A complied photo for Fabio Abraham and Gamal Abdel Nasser.

File: A complied photo for Fabio Abraham and Gamal Abdel Nasser.

CAIRO - 10 August 2020: Italian actor of Egyptian origins Fabio Abraham will portray former Egypt’s President Gamal Abdel Nasser in a docu-drama entitled "Jerusalem" that will be produced by CNN.

The new docu-drama will tackle the history of Jerusalem as a city and the most important characters that affected it negatively or positively. Hence, Gamal Abdel Nasser was one of the most influential people in the Jerusalem issue, as he played a major role in writing its history and fighting for it.

"Jerusalem" will highlight the role of influential politicians at that time like late King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan and Former Defense Minister of Israel Moshe Dayan, among others.

Abraham participated in the official competition of Casablanca Film Festival in the featured films category with the two English films, “The Truth is” and “Mia Changed”.

Through his participation, Abraham aimed to compete for the Best Film and Best Actor awards during the festival.

Abraham previously stated that he received an official invitation from the management of Casablanca International Film Festival for short films and documentaries to participate in the festival's events held from July 23 to 27, 2019.

He further noted that he was honored at the tenth edition of the Casablanca International Film Festival in 2015 for being a successful Arab representative abroad.

Also, the Egyptian-Italian actor explained that he completed filming four short films in London, pointing out that he received several offers from a number of iconic directors in London to participate in new films and TV series.

The latest film in which Abraham participated was “Aladdin”. He performed a voice over of all the Arab characters participating in the film.

It is noteworthy that Abraham immigrated in 2002. The star faced numerous difficulties with cinema and television in England at the beginning of his acting career. However, in 2015, Abraham was labelled the “Actor of the year” by Joe Bol Exquisite magazine.



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