Viu has partnered with regional talent including screenwriters, Mohamed Fawzy and Mostafa Zayed, to finalise the script for the show and director Ramy Rizkallah.
OTT service Viu has announced the production of Egyptian Drama Original, Ana Sherry Dot Com. Ana Sherry Dot Com is the story of a young Egyptian woman who is striving for independence and eventually rises from the ashes of failure as she embarks on an unusual online business opportunity.
Vius approach to creating originals has been to work with local talent to tell local stories with international-quality production for a global audience, the release stated. For this latest production, Viu has partnered with regional talent including screenwriters, Mohamed Fawzy and Mostafa Zayed, to finalise the script for the show and director Ramy Rizkallah. Additionally, Sarah Al Shami will play the lead role of Sherry alongside Emad Rashad in the role of Alkadi, Sherrys father.
Commenting on the new series, Wesam Kattan, Vice President Content & Brand Marketing, Vuclip MENA said: Egypt remains the hub for Arabic films and drama, and with OTT becoming increasingly popular, we are seeing that the appetite for rich video content has increased exponentially. Ana Sherry Dot Com has great potential and showcases strong homegrown talent.