Jinn Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

Jinn – Copyright. Kabreet Productions

As Netflix looks to continue its expansion of Originals across the world, we now head to the country of Jordan for Netflix’s first Arabic Original. Jinn is a coming of age story and will likely be a popular series amongst many of the Arabic speaking audiences from across the world. Here’s everything you need to know so far on the upcoming season of Jinn including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Jinn is an upcoming Netflix Original Arabic supernatural-drama and produced by Kabreet Productions. The series is the very first Arabic Netflix Original and will likely be the first of many more to come.

What is the plot of Jinn?

On a school trip to the ancient city of Petra, a group of student’s lives changes when two mysterious Jinn are released into the human realm. One is evil while the other is good but both are incredibly powerful. The Evil Jinn seeks to destroy the world s it’s up to the students and the good Jinn to save mankind.

What are Jinn?

Jinn hail from Islamic mythology with the closest comparison being to that of Angels and Demons from Christian mythology. The Jinn have existed in folklore prior to the Islamic period of Arabia and the influence of the mythological beings can still be seen today.

The genie from Aladdin is one such entity whose creation is influenced by the folklore of the Jinn.

Who is in the cast of Jinn?

The following cast members have been confirmed for the first season of Jinn:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
YassinSultan Alkhail*Debuting in Jinn*
Ms. OlaHana Chamoun3000 Nights | Medinah | Salam
FahedYasser Al Hadi*Debuting in Jinn*
LaylaBan Halaweh*Debuting in Jinn*
OmarMohammad Hindieh*Debuting in Jinn*
MiraSalma Malhas*Debuting in Jinn*
KerasHamzeh Okab*Debuting in Jinn*
VeraAysha Shahaltough*Debuting in Jinn*
School PrincipalAnouar H. SmaineBattle Fields | Westworld | 12 Strong
JameelKaram Tabbaa*Debuting in Jinn*


When did production take place?

Production began in August and filming took place over the course of 10 weeks. The production of Jinn concluded at the beginning of April.

Where was the series filmed?

Kabreet Productions the company behind the series production is located in Lebanon. But filming took place in the city of Ammam, Jordan. Other locations included Petra and Wadi Rum.

Are there any images/stills of Jinn?

How many episodes will the first season of Jinn debut?

The first season of Jinn will arrive with 5 episodes.

What are the run times of each episode?

The official run times have yet to be confirmed. Considering there are only 5 episodes in the season we are speculating that each episode will have a run time of around 60 minutes.

Is there a trailer for Jinn?

With the release date, only a handful of days away Netflix has released a trailer for Jinn.

When is the release date for Jinn Season 1?

The first season of Jinn arrives on Thursday the 13th of June!

Will Jinn stream in my region?

Yes! Even though Jinn is an Arabic title the series will be launching across all regions on the release date.

The following table below are the times Jinn will be available to stream in the different regions across the world:

Time ZoneTime available to stream
Pacific Standard Time12:00 AM
Mountain Standard Time1:00 AM
Central Standard Time2:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time3:00 AM
British Summer Time8:00 AM
Central European Time9:00 AM
Eastern European Time10:00 AM
India Standard Time12:30 PM
Japan Standard Time16:00 PM
Australian Eastern Time18:00 PM
New Zealand Day Light Time20:00 PM

Please Note: Netflix releases all of their latest titles at midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time). 

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