The Arts and Entertainment Magazine received an e-mail from actor Said Faraj whom we’ve interviewed in our June 1, 2010 issue. He has let us know that he will be in Virginia promoting his new film.
An accomplished International Actor, Producer & Director with more than 26 years in the industry, delivers a dynamic, breakthrough performance in the film Green Zone, co-starring Matt Damon, Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear. Directed by Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum) A seasoned actor with an intensity that always makes an impact onscreen, Faraj has been cast in some of the most monumental films of our generation – his credits include Ghost, Bad Influence, True Romance and The Siege among many others. He has also starred in recurring roles on television’s top-rated shows such as 24 and The Shield. Most recently, Faraj appeared as a guest star on NCIS:LA, Bones and The Unit. He has also worked with a virtual who’s who of talented directors, including Tony Scott, Ed Zwick, Curtis Hanson, Sam Raimi and Jerry Zucker. As a Producer Faraj is proud to have his first film The American Failure to be produced by him and his company Cedar Films and as well going to produce several project including ‘Cross Purpose’, ‘Yefon’ and ‘Then the Night Comes’. As a Director “The American Failure”, Co-Director was his first experience. Universal Picture submitted Said Faraj for The 42nd NAACP Image Awards for the Supporting Actor Category for his role in Green Zone. (more…)