Ahmed Amin to star in Netflix’s Paranormal
James R | On 28, Oct 2019
Ahmed Amin will star in Netflix’s Paranormal.
Netflix’s first foray into Egyptian drama, Paranormal is based on the books by the late Ahmed Khaled Tawfik, which have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.
Set in the 1960s Egypt, it sees Dr. Refaat Ismail plunged into a series of supernatural events as he attempts to unravel the mysteries unique and unusual cases.
Egyptian actor and writer Amin will take the lead role of tbd single hematologist. The series, which will go into production in November, will be directed by Amr Salama (Sheikh Jackson and Tayea), joined by the Emirati director Majid Al Ansari (Zinzana).
Amr Salama, Showrunner, Producer and Director of Paranormal says: “Amin brings a level of authenticity
and a powerful on screen presence that we felt was the ultimate fit for the portrayal of Dr. Refaat Ismail. With such a strong local cast paired with striking special effects, we can’t wait to get production underway next month.”
Staying true to the books, Paranormal will be filmed in Egypt. It will be produced by Mohamed Hefzy, and Amr Salama as the showrunner, who is also will be the director.