Yalla Yalla signs Terry George, Mariam Naoum for Egypt-set drama ‘The Alexandria Killings’

Yalla Yalla signs Terry George, Mariam Naoum for Egypt-set drama ‘The Alexandria Killings’
Arabic-language series based on two infamous killer sisters in 1920 Alexandria.

Front Row Filmed Entertainment and Rocket Science’s joint Middle East film and TV company Yalla Yalla has signed Oscar-winning writer and director Terry George and celebrated Egyptian writer Mariam Naoum to co-write serial killer series The Alexandria Killings.

Set in the Egyptian city of Alexandria in 1920 when it was under British rule, the drama will revolve around two real-life sisters who pulled themselves out of poverty by running high-class brothels frequented by an influential circle of Egyptian and British officers, informants and statesmen.

When profits from these infamous venues started to flag,
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