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KINGDOMS OF FIRE IS THE FIRST 4K ARABIC DRAMA

EXCLUSIVE TO STARZPLAY, THE 14-EPISODE SERIES IS SET TO MEET VIEWER APPETITE OF ADDITIONAL ARABIC CONTENT

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StarzPlay is broadcasti­ng historical drama Kingdoms of Fire, exclusivel­y on its platform. Directed by Peter Weber, best known for acclaimed fi lms like Girl with a Pearl Earring and Emperor, Kingdoms of Fire has a pan-Arab cast of stars that includes Khaled Al Nabawi, Mahmoud Nasr, Rachid Assaf, Kinda Hanna, Suhair Bin Amara and Mona Wassif.

The $40m production from Genomedia Studios was created and produced in the United Arab Emirates, and fi lmed in custom-made studios in Tunisia. It is cowritten by Ahmad Nada and Mohammed Soleiman. All 14 episodes of the show are available on StarzPlay.

This latest acquisitio­n reflects the platform’s commitment to expand its Arabic offering to meet the expectatio­ns of all its subscriber­s in the MENA region, StarzPlay said in a press statement.

Kingdoms of Fire is set during a period when the Ottoman Empire conquered the Arab territorie­s in 1516.

The show follows two heroes throughout their journeys, the fi rst being the Ottoman prince Selim, the governor of a remote area in eastern Anatolia, who made his way to the throne of the Ottoman Sultanate with blood.

The fi rst Arabic production to be available in 4K HDR, Kingdoms of Fire chronicles the dynamic war of two worlds as the Ottomans strive to Occupy Cairo.

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Kingdoms of Fire is the first Arabic drama series to be available in 4K HDR.

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