Mena Massoud Shares Details For His Show Reprisal While Dancing
With Aladdin flying past the 1m mark at the worldwide box office, Mena Massoud is now a Hollywood superstar. For the Canadian actor, things have been deservedly auspicious since Disney. cast him to lead the 2019 live-action movie remake of Aladdin alongside Naomi Scott and Will Smith. In fact, the actor already has another movie ‘Strange But True’ coming up in September, along. with the addition of a few other high-profile projects. Sources cite that Aladdin’s success and Massoud’s marvelous acting chops in the film has motivated several film and TV show makers to flood him with quality offers. And this holds particularly true for Massoud’s upcoming, highly anticipated drama series ‘Reprisal‘ on Hulu, which now has a release date.
Mena Massoud Dances With Reprisal Co-Stars
Massoud has been constantly updating about his upcoming Hulu drama Reprisal via his Twitter handle. The Aladdin actor recently uploaded a quirky video on his feed, which shows the Massoud and his co-stars dancing like corks upon the waves through the neon-lit doorways of their Reprisal set. Marwan Kenzari Mena Massoud height Jordan Spence
— Mena Massoud (@MenaMassoud) August 2, 2019
Shortly afterward, Massoud also shared some weekly updates via a tweet. Massoud confirmed that he is still shooting for Reprisal. The first episode is finally complete and a few people have been lucky enough to go through the exclusive taped footage.
Let’s get ready to… weekly update! Still shooting #Reprisal — got to show some folks the first ep which was very cool. Looking forward to D23 this month & showing you some of the extras on the #Aladdin Blu-ray! Tell me what movies you’re seeing and loving in theaters right now! pic.twitter.com/Pdo1MENoWb
— Mena Massoud (@MenaMassoud) August 3, 2019
Reprisal Is Coming To Hulu December 6th
Hulu has ordered the Mena Massoud and Abigail Spencer starrer show for an early December release. The series, which follows a relentless femme fatale who- after being left for dead- leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gearheads, comes from the stables of A+E Studios and The Littlefield Company.
Reprisal marks the return of Massoud to screen space following a recurring stint in Amazon Prime’s RyanVerse series ‘Jack Ryan’. While Massaoud has led several TV dramas in the past including Open Heart and The 99 (voice), the Hulu series gives him his first full-fledged lead role on a streaming service.
Reprisal Cast And Crew
Reprisal, a true gem in Hulu’s winter programming lineup, boasts a cast of noted fan-favorites. The All My Children star Abigail Spencer will topline the series as Katherine Harlow / Doris Dearie. The show will also include True Detective star Rhys Wakefield as Matty, Shane Callahan as Bru, Rory Cochrane as Burt, and David Dastmalchian as Johnson.
A recent report also suggests that Lea DeLaria, best known for Netflix prison dramedy Orange Is The New Black, will also appear on the show. The report also notes that DeLaria’s Queenie will have a direct tiff with Spencer’s Katherine/Doris.
Hulu greenlit the pilot from The Handmaid’s Tale producer Warren Littlefield earlier in February. Filming; subsequently, immediately began in Wilmington, North Carolina. And it continued for several months with a plan to wrap up in June. But, for undisclosed reasons, the filming is still going on for the show.
The ambitious revenge tale will have a hyper-kinetic pace, with several mystery arcs. It will also include a central rescue mission involving the lead’s niece.