'Jinn': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the Arabic original series
Written and directed by up and coming local Middle Eastern talent, 'Jinn' is set to release on June 13 this year
Set for a June 13, 2019, release, Netflix has released the trailer of its much-awaited Arabic original series titled 'Jinn'. Filmed in Jordan, the Arabic original series features local Middle Eastern talent. The five-episode series is executive produced by Elan and Rajeev Dassani, and Christian, Lucien, and Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya.
"Set in modern Amman and ancient Petra, 'Jinn' follows a group of Arab teenagers as their friendships and budding romances are tested when they unknowingly invite the supernatural forces of the jinn into their world. As the lines between good and evil blur, can the friends find the answers needed in order to save everything?," states the show's description from Netflix.
The five-episode series is set to release on June 13, 2019, on Netflix
The official synopsis of the show on Netflix reads: "When a girl accidentally releases a jinn in the form of a teenage boy, they learn they've also unleashed an ancient darkness that threatens the world."
'Jinn' features up and coming local Middle Eastern talent. Salma Malhas stars as Mira, a rebellious teen devastated following the loss of her mother. She learns to live and love again when she meets Keras (played by Hamza Abu Eqab), the Jinn who is tasked with guarding vigilante Jinns. Sultan Alkhalil stars as Yassin, who struggles with a world that seems stacked against him. As the show progresses, the story follows his coming-of-age story sparked by his supernatural friendship with Vera (played by Aysha Shahalthough), who is on a hunt for vengeance at any cost. Mira will be joined by her friends Fahed (Yaser Al Hadi) and Layla (Ban Halaweh) in the fight to rescue Yassin from Vera. Obviously, before it is too late.
'Jinn' is directed by Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya.
Where to watch
The show will be available to watch on Netflix on June 13, 2019.