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Netflix announces production of Hend Sabry’s upcoming series

The series is directed by Hadi El Bagoury, starring Hend Sabry who will also serve as Executive Producer for the first time.

Netflix has started production on its new Arabic original series Finding Ola (Working title). Joining Hend Sabry’s confirmed cast includes Sawsan Badr, Hany Adel, Nada Mousa, Mahmoud El Leithy, and Dalia Shawky. The series features special appearances of Arab talents such as actor Khaled El Nabawy, and others.

The series portrays the beloved character Ola Abd ElSabour, and her adventures after her first appearance in the social drama series I want to get married – Ayza Atgawez ten years ago.

Finding Ola features the story of the mother and pharmacist Ola Abd ElSabour who is trying to cope with the fast-paced world while working hard to rediscover or rather reinvent herself. Ola’s life is torn between her responsibilities and her attempts to bring back love in her life.

The series is directed by Hadi El Bagoury, starring Hend Sabry who will also be the Executive Producer for the first time, and her company SALAM Production, in cooperation with Partner Pro & Executive Producer Amin El Masri. Finding Ola is written by Maha El Wazir and Ghada Abd El Aal.

The production of the series commenced in late January 2021 in various locations in Cairo, ensuring health and safety measures for all staff members.

Finding Ola is part of Netflix’s commitment to investing in Arabic content and supporting Arab female film icons.