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Saudi thriller series Whispers to air on Netflix

The series is directed by Saudi woman filmmaker Hana Alomair

Ahram Online , Thursday 28 May 2020
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The first Saudi thriller and drama series, Whispers, is set to air on Netflix starting 11 June, Netflix revealed.

"The eight-episode series, produced by the Saudi Entertainment Phenomena Company EP Saudi, tells the story of a family who face the death of the family patriarch, Hassan, whose mysterious past resurfaces days before the expected launch of his company’s new smart application. The story develops from the different perspectives of the series’ protagonists and examines many social issues, such as family feuds and struggles brought forth by the business world."

Whispers is written by Roolan Hassan and directed by Saudi filmmaker Hana Al-Omair.

The series stars renowned actor Abdul-Mohsen Al-Nimer, Shaimaa Al-Fadl, Mysoon Al-Ruwaily, Elham Ali, Nada Tawhid, Norah Al-Anbar, Leila Arabi, Ali Al-Sharif, Osama Al-Qass, and Mohamed Ali, among others.

"Whispers offers a new take on storytelling and marks my first time working with the great actor, Abdul-Mohsen Al-Nimer," Al-Omair said.

The series will be available to 183 million Netflix subscribers in 190 countries.

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