His large-scale adaptation of the novel DIAMOND
DUST set records in the Egyptian box-office
in 2018. Hamed has just finished shooting the
sequel, THE BLUE ELEPHANT 2, which was not
based on a novel this time around. The starstudded
film will be presented as a project in
Cannes Market’s Frontiers section for fantasy film.
Honoured with a tribute dinner by America Abroad
Media in Washington DC in November, Marwan’s
influence is reflected by the more than 250,000
fans on his Facebook official page.