STX Film To Develop Sheikh Zayed Biopic

Jun 02,2018

STXfilms looks all set to develop a biopic based on the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, the former president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. STXfilms is an American entertainment company based in Burbank California. Founded in 2014, the studio has produced a few hits over the years including Bad Moms, Mollys Game, The Foreigner and more.

The film will focus on the life of Sheikh Zayed who was considered a liberal ruler and the founding father of the UAE. He was also known for promoting culture, tolerance, universal human values, women’s rights, and environmental protection.

According to the Variety, The studio has roped in director Shekhar Kapur, whose credits include Elizabeth and Elizabeth the Golden Age and scripter Cliff Dorfman of 'Entourage' fame.