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Netflix and Abu Dhabi TV launched second season of the ‘The Platform’

Netflix and Abu Dhabi TV have rolled out the second season of The Platform, a UAE-produced series, which rose to the global streaming platforms popular list within two days from its launch. The series first season was launched in September 2020 across global streaming platform Netflix, making it the first-ever UAE production to be air on [...]

Netflix South Africa announces new paranormal series ‘Dead Places’

Netflix will release a new paranormal series set in South Africa, called Dead Places, in April. With the series taking place in South Africa, it features 50 filming locations across the country. This includes Johannesburg, Cape Town, the Cradle of Humankind, and the Limpopo town of Thabazimbi. Dead Places follows paranormal detective Will Stone, played by [...]

Bahrain F1 races to debut on Netflix

Bahrains motor sporting scene will premier on Netflix, as 2020s F1 races in the Kingdom will be highlighted in the third season of the series Drive to Survive. The third season of the show will be available on March 19 and, based on the trailer, is set to focus on the moments that took place during [...]

Government in South Africa to enforce 30% of local content for streaming services

South Africas Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is working to enforce 30% local content on video-on-demand services including Netflix and Showmax to promote local content and languages. As part of the departments propositions in a recently drafted white paper presented to parliament, streaming platforms will be mandated to offer at least 30% South African [...]

Arabic TV series, The Platform, begins filming season two in MENA

The 12-episode series, The Platform, stars Syrian actor, Maxim Khalil who has to keep his dysfunctional family from disintegrating. Season two is currently being filmed in various locations across Abu Dhabi and comes after a successful debut worldwide across the streaming platform, Netflix. The Platform was created and written by Hozan Akko, writer of top-hit Arabic [...]

Netflix partnered with Telfaz11 studio in MENA

The partnership with Netflix and Telfaz11 is a new project to produce eight new films for the Arabic region. This partnership comes after the incredible success of Telfaz11 and Netflixs award-winning film collection collaboration, Six Windows in the Desert. In its wake, Netflix is investing in Telfaz11s creativity and ingenuity to build stories that truly reflect the [...]

Egypt’s first Netflix production Paranormal to be released on 5 November

The international streaming platform Netflix will premiere the first episode of the Egyptian series Paranormal on 5 November, as the companys first production in Egypt. Netflix has already launched the first trial of the series, which is based on the novel by the late Egyptian author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik. The trial highlights the main characters, Dr Refaat [...]

Inkblot Productions and Netflix partnered for new Nigerian drama series

Inkblot Productions has announced a new partnership deal with Netflix. The new original drama series Far From Home is a six-part series created by Chinaza Onuzo and Dami Elebe which will be produced by Inkblot Productions. The story of Ishaya who is a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family whose receives a [...]

Netflix inks 5-year deal with Saudi Studio Myrkott

Netflix and Saudi Arabian animation studio Myrkott, have inked a 5-year long exclusive collaboration to produce Saudi-focused shows and films. The collaboration includes the production of new and exclusive seasons of the Masameer series, Masameer upcoming movies, a new licensed original adult animation series, and a licensed original feature film, in addition to a library [...]