release date July 22 2014
The Second Trailer for Marawan Hamed's The Blue Elephant Releases
Before its release during Eid Al-Fitr, the second trailer of the highly anticipated thriller The Blue Elephant has been launched; marking Marwan Hamed's cinematic adaptation of Ahmed Mourad's celebrated novel of the same name.

Unfolding mysteries and paranormal events, Mourad's novel topped the lists of bestselling books following its release in 2012. The long-awaited film is the cinematic version of the book which is also scripted by Mourad.

The film follows Yehia who returns to work in Al Abasyia Psychiatric Hospital, after spending 5 years in voluntary isolation. He works in the sector which examines the mental health of perpetrators where he has the encounter of an old friend who brings back bitter memories that he tried hard to forget, turning his life upside down. Attempting to unravel the mysteries of his friend, Yehia embarks on a journey exploring his inner self, or the shattered remnants of it.

The first trailer of The Blue Elephant enjoyed more than 1 million views following its release on Youtube, framing the audiences' anticipation to the film. Likewise, it is expected that the second trailer will follow the steps of the first and will hit the records reaching the biggest number of views and shares on YouTube and social media pages.

Starring Karim Abdelaziz, Khaled Elsawy, Nelly Karim and veteran Lebleba, The Blue Elephant is
produced by Albatros Film Production and Distribution, which is founded by Kamel Abu Ali and has successfully produced 37 films and a TV series since it was first established in 2003.

The film is also produced by Lighthouse Films, and Al Shorouk Production. Co-founded in 2007 by Marwan Hamed and Fadi Fahim, Lighthouse Films is a leading production company with a young creative zeal specialized in all parts of media production.