Egyptian actor، Khaled Abul-Naga took to his Twitter account to announce his appearance in the Canadian-Irish TV series "Vikings”، which is scheduled on December 21.
He expressed his glee on his appearance in the series, announcing that he will make an appearance on season 5 on episode 5 'The Prisoner', on North America History Channel.
Abul-Naga revealed on June 28 his role in the Canadian-Irish TV series "Vikings”، will be of Ziyadat Allah I of Ifriqiya، prince of Kairouan، in the events of the fifth season.
Khalid had also spoke of the difficulties he faced in mastering his role including learning an ancient language.
The actor had also discussed during his interview with “Alghad” TV channel that he unintentionally did not partake in any Ramadan drama for his need to escape weak scripts، expressing his hope of returning to the theatre، which is currently not going through its finest phases.
On، January 5، the actor had announced his participation as a guest of honor in the series’ fifth season، particularly، in the 5th and 6th episodes.
“Vikings” is a historical drama television series written and created by Michael Hirst for the channel History. Filmed in Ireland، it premiered on March 3، 2013 in Canada.
The show was inspired by the sagas of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok، one of the best-known legendary Norse heroes and notorious as the scourge of England and France.
Noteworthy، Khaled Abol Naga is a multi award-winning actor، film producer and director from Egypt (he directed theatre mostly and short films).
He is a movie star in the Arab World and the Middle East but also a familiar face internationally specially in European film festivals، where he has been honoured with a diverse range of awards as an actor and producer as well as a jury member in film festivals.
Since 2016 he focused on English speaking markets [Tyrant TV series season 3 (2016)، American FX TV Network، Vikings season 5 (2017)، History Channel and The Last Post TV mini series، UK's BBC TV].
His roles covered a multitude of genres، from musicals [None but that! (2007)]، action [Agamista(2007)، Eyes Of A Thief (2014)]، thrillers [Kashf Hesab (2007)]، art-house [Heliopolis (2009)، Villa 69 (2013)، Decor (2014)] and a slapstick comedy [Habibi Naeman (Sleeping Habibi) (2008)].
He played the lead in many award-winning films that gained him outstanding international critics acclaim as one of the finest actors in the world today out of the Arab region.