It’s not fair to strip the wind of its power to move the curtains, and attribute it to some mythical monster. Or strip the rusty door hinges and the effort they make to squeak, and claim that a ghost closed the door.
Using the aforementioned quotes narrated by Dr. Refaat Ismail, Netflix releases a teaser trailer for their upcoming first Egyptian original, Paranormal, based on the best selling Arabic horror novel series with the same name by late author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik that have sold more than 15 million copies.
Paranormal, follows the life of Refaat Ismail, a cynical hematology professor with a dark sense of humor, after his world turned upside down and his lifelong scientific convictions questioned since he begins to experience paranormal activities. Along with his university colleague Maggie, they enter the paranormal world and try to save their loved ones from the immense danger that surrounds them.
Watch the teaser trailer below;
Paranormal will premiere on Nov. 5 in 190 countries. The series will be dubbed in 9 languages and subtitles will be available in 32 languages. The series stars Ahmed Amin as Dr. Refaat Ismail,. Director Amr Salama, is the series creator and executive produces alongside Mohamed Hefzy.
“We are excited to continue our investment in Middle Eastern productions by adapting the highly acclaimed Paranormal novels into a thrilling new series,” Kelly Luegenbiehl, Netflix’s VP international originals. “We’re also pleased to collaborate with prominent producer Mohamed Hefzy and director Amr Salama whose creative vision we look forward to bringing to our global audience.”
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