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'Insidious 5' Casts Peter Dager, Sinclair Daniel, and Hiam Abbass as Sequel Enters Production

When we think of the best that modern horror has to offer, James Wan’s Insidious always creeps into our minds. Over a decade later, Insidious 5 is set to give genre fans nightmares once again next July, and we now have some significant casting news on the highly anticipated project. Deadline reports that the film is about to start production, with Peter Dager, Sinclair Daniel, and Hiam Abbass having joined the fifth installment in unknown roles.
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Cannes: Tim Roth to Play Terrorist With Amnesia in ‘Come Together’ Alongside Hiam Abbass (Exclusive)

Cannes favorite and Oscar nominee Tim Roth is teaming with Succession star Hiam Abbass for Come Together, about a terrorist whose life is saved by a Syrian refugee, from South African writer/director Oliver Schmitz. Celsius Entertainment has landed world sales rights — excluding Germany, Austria, Australia and New Zealand — and is launching sales in the Marche du Film. The film will shoot in 2023.More from The Hollywood ReporterCannes According to... IFC Films Head of Acquisition Scott ShoomanCannes Flashback: David Bowie Made His Croisette Debut in 1978 With 'Just a Gigolo'Cannes Hidden Gem: Speculative Sci-Fi Gets the Social Realist Treatment in 'Plan 75' A...
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‘Oussekine’: Disney+ Unveils Trailer For French Mini-Series Featuring ‘Succession’ Star Hiam Abbass

Disney+ has unveiled the trailer for French four-parter Oussekine starring Succession’s Hiam Abbass. Commissioned for adult-skewing vertical Star, Oussekine looks back on the events of the night of December 5 to December 6 1986 that led to the death of Malik Oussekine (Messiah’s Sayyid El Alami) – a story that had never been adapted until now. Through his family’s fight for justice, the series takes viewers on an immersive journey into the 1980s, exposing how the young man’s death impacted French society.
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‘Succession’ Actor Hiam Abbass to Star in Disney+ French Mini-Series ‘Oussekine’ (VIDEO)

Hiam Abbass, best known as Marcia Roy in HBO’s Succession, is set to star in Oussekine, an upcoming French drama from Disney+ and its new content hub Star. The streamer has released a trailer (watch below) for the four-part series, which revolves around the events between December 5 to December 6, 1986, that led to the death of French-Algerian student Malik Oussekine (Messiah‘s Sayyid El Alami). It marks the first time the tragic real-life story has been adapted for screen.
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New US Trailer for Dramedy 'Gaza Mon Amour' Starring Hiam Abbass

"The guy clearly likes you." Goldwyn Films has revealed the official US trailer for an indie dramedy from Palestine titled Gaza Mon Amour, the second feature by filmmakers Tarzan & Arab Nasser. It premiered at the 2020 Venice Film Festival last year, and it was submitted as Palestine's Best International Film entry for the 93rd Academy Awards (that were already held this year). Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Leila. When he discovers an ancient phallic statue of Apollo in his fishing nets, Issa hides it, not knowing what to do with this potent treasure. Yet deep inside, he feels that this discovery will change his life forever. Strangely, his confidence starts to grow and eventually he decides to approach her. The film stars Hiam Abbass (from "Succession"), Salim Dau, Maisa Abd Elhadi, & George Iskandar. It looks so sweet and humble - very much worth a watch.
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