Netflix reveals the official release date for ‘Paranormal’
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Netflix reveals the official release date for 'Paranormal'

Netflix has revealed the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated new series Paranormal, the first Netflix Arabic Original from Egypt which is based on the best selling thriller novel series with the same name by the late Ahmed Khaled Tawfik.

The teaser trailer shows Dr. Refaat Ismail (Ahmed Amin) undergoing a series of paranormal incidents. Several characters who are a part of the Paranormal world are also introduced including Maggie (Razane Jammal), Howaida (Ayah Samaha), Raeefa (Samaa Ibrahem) and Shiraz (Reem AbdElKader).

While revealing the first visuals for the show, Netflix also announced thar the release date for the first season of Paranormal will be 5th of November, 2020. The series will be made available in 190 countries around the world and available in over 32 languages. The streaming platform also confirmed that the series will also be dubbed into nine different languages including: English, Spanish, French, Turkish, German and more.

According to an official synopsis, the series “tackles Dr. Refaat, a cynical Hematologist with a dark sense of humour, who goes through a ‘journey of doubt’ as his world is turned upside down after his lifelong scientific convictions are questioned. The plot commences in 1969, as Refaat Ismail enters his 40s, and begins to experience a series of paranormal activities. Throughout the season, Refaat is accompanied by his university colleague, Maggie, as they enter the paranormal world and try to save their loved ones from the immense danger that surrounds them.”

See the trailer, below.