Egyptian actress Enjy Kiwan to star in Scott Weintrob’s ‘Paradox Effect’


DUBAI: Egyptian actress, model and presenter Enjy Kiwan announced this week that she has joined the cast of “Paradox Effect,” the action thriller directed by US Emmy-nominated director and producer Scott Weintrob.

Shooting for the film has started in Italy.

Kiwan, who is based in Dubai, will star alongside Ukrainian-French actress Olga Kurylenko, US actor Harvey Keitel, Los Angeles-born actress Talia Asseraf, and US model and social media star Meredith Mickelson.

“Beyond excited for this,” wrote Kiwan on Instagram. “Working with the incredible Andrea Iervolino and Scott Weintrob. See you soon Meredith Mickelson.”

“Paradox Effect” tells the story of a woman (Kurylenko) forced to confront a dangerous criminal boss (Keitel) who has kidnapped her young daughter for ransom. She teams up with a corrupt Interpol agent whose son is also being held hostage.

The screenplay is written by Sydney-based writer Samuel Bartlett, Italian-Canadian producer and director Ferdinando Dell’Omo, and Italian Iervolino, who is also the film’s producer.