Revealed under the title 'Cairo', the new project is written by Mariam Naoum and is expected to premiere in 2022.
Egyptian director/writer Tamer Mohsen will be at the helm of a new TV series inspired by five literary works by Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz. Revealed under the title, Cairo, the new project is written by Mariam Naoum and produced by iProductions. The TV series will premiere in 2022.
The drama will have multiple seasons with eight episodes per season. Each season will inspire its incidents from one of five renowned novels by Naguib Mahfouz whose oeuvre inspired more than 140 Arab and international works varying between short films, feature films, plays, and TV dramas.
Another TV drama Nemra Etnein, which was released earlier this year, included a story by Mohsen titled Eli Beyseer be Beirut..Beydal Be Beirut, starring Nelly Kareem and Adel Karam.
Currently, Mohsen is directing Taqato’ Toroq (working title), a new drama that is slated to premiere in Ramadan 2021.
Mohsen made his directorial debut with the TV drama Bedoon Zikr Asmaa, by the salient writer Waheed Hamed, which was premiered to great success in Ramadan 2013. In Ramadan 2015, he directed Taht Al Saytara, starring Nelly Kareem and Dhafer L’Abidine, that explores the hidden world of drug addicts in Egypt and how addiction can drastically destroy people’s lives.
In Ramadan 2017, Mohsen wrote and directed Haza Al Masaa, another drama that highlighted the darker face of modern technology when it’s abused. The show won him multiple Best Director and Best Screenplay and Best TV Series awards at the Cinema Syndicate Awards in 2017.