New Arabic Netflix drama Dollar set for August premier

New Arabic Netflix drama Dollar set for August premier
Published: 17 July 2019 - 8:18 a.m.
By: Nikhil Pereira
Netflix’s latest Arabic original is a fast-paced action-packed drama that has all the elements of a Middle Eastern production.

Dollar is set in modern day Lebanon and stars Lebanese film veterans Adel Karam and the charming Algerian/Lebanese Amal Bouchoucha.

The series has been directed by renowned Syrian director, Samer Berkawi, who has previously produced Al Hayba and Half Day.

The show is produced by Cedars Art Production - Sabbah Brothers, and written by Hisham Hilal.

Dollar, joins Netflix’ diverse and growing slate of Arabic productions, will telecast 15 episodes.

The series will also mark the return of the Oscar nominee Adel Karam to Netflix.

Talking about his second collaboration with Netflix, Berkawi said: “I’m confident that the show will appeal to Netflix’s audiences worldwide. This project is an exciting one, bringing together themes of suspense and drama that showcase Amal Bouchoucha’s onscreen talents, as well as Adel Karam’s versatility beyond the comedy that he is known and loved for.”

Dollar will be streaming on Netflix from August 8, subtitled in 20 languages to 148 million members in over 190 countries.

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