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Starz Play to launch first original Arabic series based in UAE

Thursday 11 July 2019 | 15:24 CET | News
Subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service Starz Play is set to launch its first Arabic original series based in the UAE, reports Arabian Business. Its first production of this kind will have a pan-regional storyline, with more details to be announced by Q4, CEO Maaz Sheikh said. He said that the series will be sensitive to regional cultural values, given the backlash against Netflix's controversial Jordanian series Jinn, which included intimate scenes, alcohol consumption and vulgar language. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Starz Play
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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