The show features them in strong, opinionated characters, unlike anything Samina Ijaz has written before, according to Khan.
The project marks the former model's first lead role and first web-series.
Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Aly play cross-border lovers but the series is about more than just romance.
They Are Us has been criticised for pushing a "white saviour" narrative by focusing on Ardern instead of the victims.
The upcoming mega-series explores grief, love and the tragedy of war.
The series had to be reshot after some actors developed creative differences with the production team.
The film They Are Us will focus on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's response to the attacks.
It will serve as a prequel for the 2001 movie.
Their characters find common ground in their grief after they lose their fathers to war, explains director Haseeb Hassan.
Fawad is listed as part of the series cast on IMDB as a character named "Hasan".
A host of exciting video series will be available to watch on STARZPLAY in June, including three original documentaries.
The 26-episode series will show a military competition with teams from around the world and will highlight soldiers' struggles.
The movie is scheduled to be released in May 2022.
The short film follows a Christian-Goan rockstar in the 70s who must decide whether, like his country, he too will change.