The Full Story
Mo Ismail, also known as Mo Muscles, is an Egyptian-born American Actor, and Producer. With a prodigious passion for Film, Music, Entertainment, Health, and Fitness, he has collaborated with the World's largest stars over the past decade.
Mo prides himself on his ability to demonstrate an array of natural talents. With a diverse blend of experience in media, movies, and other various sectors of the entertainment industry, he has earned a reputation amongst colleagues, viewers, and listeners as someone who introduces a new and real dynamic to his performances and remains in-tune with what the public needs and wants.
Mo’s passion for acting began at the tender age of 5, as he grew up inspired by greats; Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, Sylvester Stallone, and Robert De Niro to name a few. Professionally, Mo started acting in 2010 and has been featured of dozens of commercials for brands like Rolls Royce, BMW, GMC, Etisalat, and many more.
When it comes to movies, Mo likes to take on challenging roles that sometimes almost feel real, therefore he targets roles that are usually within the Action, Drama, Gangster & War film sector. Some of his past highlights include: The Diversion (Main), Fast & Furious 7 (cast), Star Trek Beyond (extra), Khuda Haafiz 2 (Bollywood/Villain), Dollars (Bollywood/Villain), Flashes Before Your Eyes (main) and many other credits in the earlier part of his career on many productions throughout the Middle East.
In 2014, Mo took a step behind the cameras for a change, focusing his efforts on production instead, and collaborated with many award winning directors and producers. Since his first project as 2nd AD, he has shot for the stars, and produced his first project within 3 months of securing his production role.
Since then, he has collaborated and produced music videos, commercials, and films for some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Sean Paul, RedOne, Shaggy, Fat Joe, Akon, Maya Diab, Badshah, Raftaar, Afroto, Mohamed Assaf, Menon, Ahmed Hassan, and many more.
In 2016 Mo founded Mo2, which is a lifestyle production company and has produced and worked with numerous clients ranging from Rolls Royce, Ritz Carlton, Dubai Tourism, BMW, Melia Hotels, Steigenberger, Under Armor, Nissan, S-Force, and many more.