Entertainment News Roundup
Maree to helm Hamaki and Zaki’s new film
Director Khaled Maree has been chosen to helm Mohamed Hamaki’s debut cinema experience ‘Fouk Gezira Lewahdena’, in which he will star alongside Mona Zaki.
“Director Khaled Maree has signed with Arabian Production and Distribution Co. to helm the movie,” scenarist Tamer Habib told FilFan.com.
He also added that he’s finished writing the story and is currently busy finishing the script.
Shooting is scheduled to start in April.
Nancy Ajram finishes new clip
Lebanese star Nancy Ajram has finished shooting a new music video for ‘Lamset Eid’ with director Laila Kenaan from her latest album, according to Akhbaar El-Nogoum.
The song, written by lyricist Fares Eskandar, is composed by Selim Salama and arranged by Hadi Sharara.
The clip, which had a $250,000 budget, is expected to start airing during Valentine’s Day.
Ajram and Kenaan will be collaborating on another music video for another song from the same album soon.
El-Sakka debuts as a lyricist
Actor Ahmed El-Sakka has finished writing his first song, and chosen singer Mohamed Nour to perform it.
“Ahmed El-Sakka has written his first song entitled ‘Malek.’” Nour liked it and decided to add it to his new album,” Nour’s rep Amira Amir told FilFan.com exclusively.
Meanwhile, Nour is busy working on his album which is scheduled for release during May.
His last album “Wahshak Awi” came out in 2007 and was produced by EWE.
Sherine wraps up “Benensa”
Pop singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab has wrapped up recording a new song entitled “Benensa” to be included in her upcoming album, which will be released in February.
“Sherine recorded the song I wrote to be included in her new album. She is currently adding the final touches for the album before its release,” composer Khaled Ezz told FilFan.com exclusively.
Ezz revealed that the song was written by Khaled Tag and arranged by Tarek Madkour.
Sherine’s last effort was the album “Batamenak”, produced by Rotana, which only included two new songs.