Egyptian comedian-political satirist Bassem Youssef is developing an animated series based on his forthcoming book The Magical Reality Of Nadia.
According to Deadline, Youssef is collaborating with Powerhouse Animation Studios to adapt the book, inspired by his own life experiences.
The book is described as is a “humorous and heartfelt story about prejudice, friendship, empathy, and courage.”
Youssef has co-penned the book with Catherine R Daly and Douglas Holgate has done the illustrations.
“The Magical Reality Of Nadia” book will come out in February next year.
Youssef will serve as executive producer on the show as well as voice one of the pivotal characters.
Brad Graeber and Daniel Dominguez will also serve as executive producers.
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