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Inspired by true lies, director Dani Levy’s “The Sheik” tells the story of an unprecedented confidence trick: Ringo (Björn Meyer), a simple, loving family man from the Black Forest, reinvents himself as the illegitimate son of a billionaire Arab dynasty. Exclusively from December 22 on Paramount+

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Production Company

X Filme Creative Pool commisioned by Paramount+

Executive Producers Paramount+

Laura Abril
Susanne Schildknecht
Maria Cervera
Steffen Kottkamp

Co- Producer
Executive Producer
Junior Producer

Viktoria Janssen

Directors

Dani Levy & Johannes Naber

Script

Dani Levy

Story by: Dani Levy & Martin Walz

DOP

Katharina Bühler, bvk
Carl-F Koschnick, bvk

Sound
Johannes Hampel
Production Design

Olaf Schiefner

Costume Design

Svenja Gassen

Hair and Make-Up

Jekaterina Oertel

Editors

Claus Wehlisch
Antje Zynga
Carlotta Kittel

Music

Oli Biehler

Niki Reiser

Casting
Anja Dihrberg-Siebler (ICDA)

Corinna Glaus

Cast
Björn Meyer
Petra Schmidt-Schaller
Giuseppe Bonvisutto
Ava Hojat
Philippe Graber
Carol Schuber
Max Hopp
Bettina Stucky
Omar El-Saeidi
Sylvester Groth
Katharina Heyer
Irene Rindje
Samia Chancrin
Pasquale Aleardi
Maximilian Brauer
Fabian Krüger
Sarah Spale
Shadi Hedayati
Ueli Jäggi
Jeroen Engelsmann
Katja Kolm
Ingrid Resch
Urs Bosshardt
Zarina Tadjibaeva
Beat Marti
Reza Brojerdi
Artemis Chalkidou
Berit Künnecke
Inka Löwendorf
Keira Jöhr
René Schnoz
Urs Bihler
Dorin Dragos
David A. Hamade