Inspired by the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning Book
Dhafer L'Abidine Plays a Central Role in the American TV Series North 40
Tunisian star Dhafer L'Abidine started shooting his scenes for the American TV series North 40. The series is based on the book The Looming Tower written by Lawrence Wright.The book that received 15 awards and honorable mentions including the Pulitzer Prize, offers a historical look at the way in which Al-Qaeda came into being and the events that led to the September 11 attacks.
The shooting is taking place between the USA and South Africa. North 40 features Alec Baldwin, Jeff Daniels, Samer Bisharat and Tahar Rahim, and produced by Hulu.
It's worth mentioning that L'Abidine starred in two of last Ramadan's TV series; Halawat Al Dounia by Hussein El-Minabbawi,and Caramel by Elie F. Habib, which were among the most-watched series and received wide media attention.
Halawat Al Dounia stars Dhafer L'Abidine, Hend Sabry, Hanan Motawie, Anoushka and Ragaa Al-Giddawy. The TV series is directed by Hussein El-Minabbawi, written by Sama Ahmed and Engy Kassem, under the supervision of screenwriter Tamer Habib, and produced by Beelink Productions and Eagle Films.
Together with L'Abidine, Caramel features stars Maguy Bou Ghosn, Talal El Jordi, Jessy Abdo, Carmen Lebbos and Carine Salameh. Caramel is directed by Elie F. Habib, written by Mazen Taha and produced by Eagle Films. The TV series marks the second collaboration between L'Abidine and Lebanese actress Maguy Bou Ghosn after 24 Qirat TV series. Caramel tells a number of love stories with strange and interesting events.