Netflix, the leading streaming entertainment service in the world, has revealed its collaboration with “Abla Fahita” to produce its second original Egyptian Series. Abla Fahita’s debut on Netflix, scheduled for release in 2020, will be produced by OKWRD production together with ASAP Productions & EP Amin El Masri.
The show will shed light on the human side of Abla Fahita during a social comedy drama choked with thrill.
The series will follow the amazing adventures of Abla Fahita after becoming one among the leading stars within the Arab World, her life turns the wrong way up when she finds herself being chased by the law and society. This can be Abla Fahita’s first attempt at acting during a scripted series, having entertained several audiences on television before.
Abla Fahita’s series will Netflix’s second Original Series from Egypt.
Ahmed Sharkawi, Director of International Originals, Netflix said: “We are very excited to be collaborating with Abla Fahita, one amongst the foremost prominent comedians in Egypt and also the wider Arab region. We are looking forward to working with Abla Fahita so as to bring our Arab and international audience a fun innovative series jam-packed with laughter and excitement.”Commenting on her partnership with Netflix, Abla Fahita said: “Damn this globalization! I barely had enough time for my very own show and now they need me to try and do a series. the sole thing that made me consider their offer, is that Netflix will release the series in additional than 20 languages and it’ll be watched in 190 countries by 158 million viewers with their relatives worldwide. I always say that Egyptian comedy may be a great product for export after the Egyptian cotton. And it’s obvious how the planet today may be a sad place in dire need of laughter. and zip beats the Egyptian Sense of humour to alleviate the planet of its misery”