Jinn (TV series)
|Directed by||Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Production location(s)||Amman, Jordan|
|Production company(s)||Kabreet Productions|
Jinn is an upcoming supernatural drama web television series that is set to premiere on Netflix in 2019. The six episode series is set to be written and executive produced by Elan and Rajeev Dassani and directed by Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya.
Jinn will feature a group of young Arab characters and follow "a group of teenagers, whose lives are disrupted when a spiritual figure appears in front of them in the ancient city of Petra. They must try and stop Jinn from destroying the world."
Cast and characters
- Salma Malhas as Mira
- Hamzeh Okab as Keras
- Sultan Alkhail as Yassin
- Aysha Shahaltough as Vera
- Yaser Al Hadi as Fahed
- Ban Halaweh as Layla
On January 26, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given a series order to Jinn, a new television series, directed by Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya, and executive produced by Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani. The series order was reportedly for a first season of six episodes.
On August 13, 2018, it was announced that in addition to serving as director, Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya would also act as an executive producer. Additionally, it was further reported that writers would include Elan and Rajeev Dassani and Amin Matalqa. Elan was expected to serve as head writer while Matalga was slated to direct the final three episodes. Production companies involved with the series set to consist of Kabreet Productions.
Principal photography began on August 13, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. The shoot was scheduled to last over the course of ten weeks with filming locations including Petra, Wadi Rum as well as a dozen locations in Amman.
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