The series is a Media Musketeers Studios/ Entourage Ventures collaboration with Grand Pictures for Virgin Media.
Created, co-written by, and starring, Emmy-Award winning Baz Ashmawy (50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy), the six-part, sharp-witted tale tells the story of three young sisters living in Dublin and their Irish/Egyptian dad who, after a tragic incident, is raising them alone. That is until his irresponsible younger brother moves in to ‘help’ and never leaves. Meet the Amin family—the new fighting Irish.
Co-written by Mandy McKeon and Stefanie Preissner, the series, which is filmed in Ireland, is directed by Declan Recks and co-produced by Grand Pictures and Media Musketeers.
Commenting on the production, Baz says, “It is very exciting to see Faithless come to life with the backing of such a great co-production and distribution team. The story of any family, be it Black, Buddhist, White, Irish, Muslim or any other combination, and the individual identity that comes from belonging, is complicated wherever in the world you are. We are sure this humorous, yet bitter-sweet and poignant look at multi-cultural families will resonate with audiences, not just in Ireland, but around the world.”
Talking about the show and its distribution Jonathan Ford, Managing Director of Abacus, says, “This is a thoughtful and funny series that has all the hallmarks for international success. We are thrilled to take it to market so it can reach the widest possible audience.”