TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (Mehr News Agency) -- World-renowned Egyptian actor Omar Sharif will
act in the Iranian film “Saint Petersburg”, which is to be directed by Kamal
Omar Sharif in
“After making many efforts to contact the great actor of world
cinema, he agreed to appear in ‘Saint Petersburg’,” producer Hamid Etebarian
told the Mehr News Agency on Saturday.
“At present, he is waiting to receive the final version of the
screenplay, which is currently being written by Peyman Qasemkhani. The
screenplay will be translated into English to send to Sharif after it is
completed,” he added.
“Saint Petersburg” is about two cheats constantly conspiring
against each other.
The star of many Hollywood movies, Sharif has appeared in
Arabic, French, and English feature films.
Sharif, 75, is most famous for his roles in “Doctor Zhivago”
and “Lawrence of Arabia”, the latter earning him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar
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