Israeli drama “Fauda” returns for a fifth season. diversity can confirm.
According to the Jerusalem Post, Ilan Sigal, CEO of Israeli network Yes, announced the news earlier this week. The newspaper reported that Sigal appeared at Yes’ annual “Bar Series” event alongside show co-creator Avi Issacharoff to share the news.
Netflix streams “Fauda” internationally. The fourth season of the series, which was also supposed to be the last, was released earlier this year.
According to Israeli publication Ynet, “Fauda” has been picked up for a fifth season after lengthy negotiations between the broadcaster and the creators. No details regarding the season’s plot or when it will air have been confirmed.
Issacharoff, an Israeli journalist, developed the hit series almost ten years ago with the series’ star, Lior Raz. The film first premiered in 2015 and tells the story of Doron (played by Raz), a commander in the Israeli army. This often involves the Arab-Israeli conflict and other topics. (In Hebrew, the word “fauda” means “chaos.”)
Itzik Cohen and Meirav Shirom also star in the series. According to local reports, both Issacharoff and Raz will return to write the fifth season.
Raz has starred in both Israeli and US projects, including Michael Bay’s “6 Underground” and “Operation Finale” alongside Oscar Isaac. He will next be seen alongside Rotem Sela in the Keshet series “A Body That Works,” which follows a couple’s struggle with infertility and their decision to hire a surrogate mother. Issacharoff continues to work as a journalist for Ynet. ‘Fauda’ was recently adapted in India where it airs as ‘Tanaav’, produced by Applause Entertainment and aired on Sony Liv.
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