‘Jinn’ Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

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Jinn – Copyright. Kabreet Productions

As Netflix looks to continue its expansion of originals across the world, we now head to Jordan for Netflix’s first Arabic original. Jinn is a coming-of-age story and will likely be a popular series amongst many 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 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 hails from Islamic mythology, with the closest comparison being to that of Angels and Demons from Christian mythology. The Jinn 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:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Yassin Sultan Alkhail *Debuting in Jinn*
Ms. Ola Hana Chamoun 3000 Nights | Medinah | Salam
Fahed Yasser Al Hadi *Debuting in Jinn*
Layla Ban Halaweh *Debuting in Jinn*
Omar Mohammad Hindieh *Debuting in Jinn*
Mira Salma Malhas *Debuting in Jinn*
Keras Hamzeh Okab *Debuting in Jinn*
Vera Aysha Shahaltough *Debuting in Jinn*
School Principal Anouar H. Smaine Battle Fields | Westworld | 12 Strong
Jameel Karam 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 launched across all regions on the release date.

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

Time Zone Time available to stream
Pacific Standard Time 12:00 AM
Mountain Standard Time 1:00 AM
Central Standard Time 2:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time 3:00 AM
British Summer Time 8:00 AM
Central European Time 9:00 AM
Eastern European Time 10:00 AM
India Standard Time 12:30 PM
Japan Standard Time 16:00 PM
Australian Eastern Time 18:00 PM
New Zealand Day Light Time 20:00 PM

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

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.