Egyptian filmmaker Amr Waked is Egypt's biggest international star, seen most recently in Luc Besson's "Lucy." At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Waked is wearing two hats: he is the producer of…
LOCARNO - For decades now, Luc Besson, a director who gave French cinema a huge shot of mainstream action-traction and grandfathered - though not old himself – a new generation of Gallic action…
Egyptian multihyphenate Amr Waked (“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” “Lucy”) has joined the cast of “Marco Polo,” the TWC/Netflix TV series about the famed 13th Century explorer, currently shooting in…
DUBAI – Egyptian thesp Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") has joined the cast of Luc Besson's "Lucy," playing a prominent role as a French cop in the English-language sci-fier alongside…
Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
Ahd, 32, has been drawing notice internationally for her perf as a hypocritical hardline schoolmistress in Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda."
Groundbreaking Saudi film "Wadjda" was a popular pick for the top prize in the Muhr Arab feature competition of the Dubai Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
The Cairo Film Festival will open its first edition following the Tahrir Square revolution with Egyptian helmer Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent."