Variety magazine has named Elyas M'Barek one of the top 10 actors to watch in 2012. M'Barek plays the Vampire Lieutenant in the highly anticipated The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
M'Barek is currently filming both "City of Bones" and "The Physician"
"The 30-year-old Munich native, the son of an Austrian mother and a Tunisian father, has appeared in more than a dozen feature films and countless TV movies and series in the past decade, but it was his starring role in the hit ARD series "Turkish for Beginners" and its subsequent big-screen adaptation that catapulted him to stardom in Germany."
They even have a quote from City of Bones film executive producer Martin Moszkowicz:
"Elyas brings an incredible combination of personality, talent and looks to the big screen -- he has everything a movie star needs and more,"
Check out the rest of the article here. You can see Elyas M'Barek in City of Bones August 23, 2013