Sacha Baron Cohen has been cast as legendary spy Eli Cohen in the upcoming six-episode limited espionage drama series “The Spy” at Netflix and OCS.
Cohen lived in Damascus undercover at the beginning of the 1960s, spying for Israel. He managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics.
His actions, connections and immense sacrifice have had lasting consequences, shaping the Middle East of today. Gideon Raff pen and directs the series which Legende Films and Alain Goldman are producing.