The film “Casablanca” has begun production. Egyptian director Peter Mimi is preparing to film in Casablanca and release the movie in 2019.
Rabat – Egyptian cinema is planning to make an appearance in Morocco next year, as the film “Casablanca” begins production. Produced by Walid Mansour, and directed by Peter Mimi, the movie’s central setting is Casablanca, according to Egyptian media outlets.
Limited shooting began in Egypt recently, however the production cast are now making plans to begin shooting the bulk of the film in Casablanca soon.
Pictures posted on Mimi’s Twitter show the Egyptian-dominated cast bringing the story to life. The stars include Amir Karara, Ghada Adel, Amr Abdel Galil, Dalal Abdel Aziz, and Mahmoud El Bazzawy.
The film will also feature Moroccan actor Mohamed Miftah, who is making his first appearance in Egyptian cinema, as well as Halit Ergenc, an actor from Turkey. Although Miftah has previously had roles in Egyptian television, this film is his first in Egyptian cinema.
On Twitter, Mimi avoided releasing too many details about the film, with the exception of mentioning the name of two of the main characters: Sultan Suleiman and Pasha Egypt.
Mimi previously directed popular Egyptian films like “Karmouz War” and “Uqdat el-Khawaga” in 2018, in addition to television shows like “The Godfather,” according to Mimi’s IMDB account. Mimi is simultaneously directing another movie, “The Knight,” also set to be released in 2019.