It was almost inevitable that the Egyptian film industry would come up with the idea for a movie about the star-crossed affair of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Egyptian-born Emad (Dodi) el Fayed.
Unlike their American counterparts, there's nothing anorexic-looking about Egyptian femme TV presenters and newsreaders.
It looks like a certain box office winner. In pre-production is an Arabic-lingo film about the 1981 assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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