Netflix announces new Arabic original in Middle East

DOLLAR, the latest Middle Eastern drama is set to join Netflix with a unique format of 15 episodes which aims to capture the attention of a newer and younger generation of audiences in the Middle East. DOLLAR will mark the return of the Oscar nominee Adel Karam to Netflix, as well as the brilliant and talented Amal Bouchoucha.

Talking about his second collaboration with Netflix, the renowned Syrian director Samer Berkawi said, “I’m truly excited to be working with Netflix on our new series DOLLAR and am 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.