April 17, 2024

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Netflix being sued for $2 billion by Egyptians for ‘distorting the image’ of Cleopatra in new doc

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By Richard Breslin

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Netflix is being sued for $2 billion by Egyptians for ‘distorting the image’ of Cleopatra in its new docudrama.

In April 2023, it was reported that lawyer Mahmoud a-Semary filed a case against Netflix via the Public Prosecutor over its portrayal of Cleopatra in its new series. The decision to take legal action against Netflix was due to the casting of a Black actress as the historical figure and was labelled as a “crime”.