Dates The first season of Netflix‘s upcoming thriller “Paranormal” will premiere on Nov. 5 in 190 countries, the streamer announced Monday. ‘Paranormal’ — Netflix’s first original Egyptian horror series — will set a new standard for Arabic-language television when it premieres on November 5. Now translated into a new Netflix series, Paranormal is set to bring Egyptian storytelling to the world. Paranormal Activity: Inside Netflix’s First Egyptian Arabic Original; Global Middle East: Into the Twenty-First Century (Book Review) Will Hanley, Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria (2017) In the Eyes of the Beholder: The World, the Other and the Self from Arab and German Perspectives (Berlin) We have announced four projects, plus ‘Paranormal’,” said Ahmed Sharkawi, director of Arabic and African original series at Netflix. But Paranormal, Netflix's first Egyptian series, also marks a shift in the entertainment industry in Egypt, and the wider Arab world. Netflix is set to dramatically increase its Arabic content having just launched its maiden Arabic series in a bid to localise content. But Paranormal, Netflix's first Egyptian series, also marks a shift in the entertainment industry in Egypt, and the wider Arab world. CAIRO: Netflix will on Thursday debut its first Egyptian television series “Paranormal,” a major step in the streaming service’s Middle Eastern strategy. We have announced four projects, plus ‘Paranormal’,” said Ahmed Sharkawi, director of Arabic and African original series at Netflix. “Our plan is: invest in Arab creators, in Arab production, in Arab content. Netflix is on the look out for compelling stories from the Arab world, particularly “big ideas” that give the opportunity to represent the diverse voices in the region, to add to its extensive collection of shows. The big fame, that is, the fame that translated from 15 million copies shifted of 81 best-selling novels in a genre that was quite frankly non-existent in the Middle East up until he and his work arrived. His critically acclaimed novels in Arabic have sold more than 15 million copies. The show, which premieres on the streaming platform on Thursday, November 5, is based on the bestselling novel series by the late Ahmed Khaled Tawfik. It will also be dubbed in nine languages and is the first Netflix Arabic Original from Egypt to include audio and visual descriptions for viewers with hearing or visual impairments. Based on Paranormal the best-selling books in the Arab world by late author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik, that sold more than 15 million copies. Paranormal, a new Egyptian thriller on Netflix, fits this formula well. The series is based on the works of Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled and it is about a doctor whose scientific convictions are suddenly called into question. Paranormal is going to be released on Netflix on November 5 with the series dropping in its entirety. After months of anticipation for Egypt’s first Netflix original series, Ma Waraa el Tabiaa (Paranormal On the way to boosting its production in the Middle East, Netflix has announced it’s third Arabic original series. The series is adapted from the best-selling novels written by the late Ahmed Khaled Tawfik, who is recognized as the first contemporary horror and science fiction writer in the Arabic speaking world. The first look images of the series -which wrapped up lately after a halt due to Corona pandemic- show Dr. Refaat Ismail (Ahmed Amin) in his forties, where he undergoes a series of paranormal incidents. Netflix Inc will on Thursday debut its first Egyptian television series "Paranormal," a major step in the streaming service's Middle Eastern strategy. Watch Paranormal season 1 on Netflix now! Enter Netflix, whose reach in the Arab world has … Netflix, the world’s leading online streaming service, has announced it would provide Arabic audio descriptions to allow visually impaired audiences to enjoy the series ‘Ma Waraa al-Tabea’ ‘(Paranormal), scheduled for a November 5 release. “We are here to tell stories by Arabs for Arabs, and then take them to the world,” says Ahmed Sharkawi, director of Arab and African Original series at Netflix. After dipping its toes in production in the Middle East, Netflix on Thursday launched its most ambitious Arabic show to date with supernatural drama “Paranormal,” directed by young Egyptian helmer Amr Salama (“Sheikh Jackson”). Cosmo had the chance to catch up with the crew: Amr Salama (director), Mohamed Hefzy (producer), Razane Jammal (Maggie), and Ayah Samaha (Howaida) to discuss all things Paranormal. CAIRO – 8 August 2020: Netflix released the first look images for the highly anticipated series “Paranormal” the first Netflix Arabic Original from Egypt. We have announced four projects, plus Paranormal,” said Ahmed Sharkawi, director of Arabic and African original series at Netflix. Opening Shot: In an apartment building, a young boy … "Our plan is: invest in Arab creators, in Arab production, in Arab content. Netflix - the world's leading internet entertainment service, released the first look images for the highly anticipated series “Paranormal” the first Netflix Arabic Original from Egypt. Ahmed Khaled Tawfik knew that it would happen after his death. *Spoiler Alert: This article may contain descriptive elements, details and spoilers regarding the first season of Paranormal. With any hope, Paranormal will helps usher in a new normal when it comes to production in the Arab world. The anticipated Netflix show 'Paranormal', that follows the adventures of the 80s-90s Arab youth readers' favorite hero Dr. Refaat Ismail, will see its premiere on Thursday. This is a major step in the streaming firm’s strategy for the Middle East. The eerie ending of Paranormal’s first episode, wonderfully shot and set against a color palette that adds to the spooky atmosphere of Ismail’s room, is one that will surely leave audiences wanting more of where that came from. This is the first original Netflix series from Egypt and it’s a collaboration that is off to an amazing start. That might work in Paranormal's favor: the supernatural drama show is Netflix's first-ever Egyptian original series and the first Arabic-language Netflix original. 27 May 2019 - Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, announced PARANORMAL, its new original Middle Eastern series. 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