The 13-episode psychological thriller features a pan-Arab cast including Mohammed Al Ahmad, Wissam Fares, Reem Khoury, and Nour Aly.
StarzPlay has released key artwork and the first looks of its upcoming high-production original Arabic series, The Chamber. With two episodes every Thursday beginning June 22nd, the psychological thriller will debut exclusively on StarzPlay.
The Chamber is a psychological 13-episode thriller, with a fast-paced flow of events, following Dr Murad’s (Al Ahmad) journey after his life is turned upside down when his son is killed in an accident. Suffering from dissociative identity disorder and hell-bent on revenge, Murad and his evil alter ego Wahem, plot a twisted plan to wreak vengeance from his son’s murderers and achieve justice in a true vendetta fashion.
The series stars a pan-Arab cast including Mohamed Al Ahmed (Dr Murad), Wissam Fares (Wissam), Ammar Chalak (Mahran), Nour Aly (Marah), Reem Khoury (Talin) and Hady Bou Ayyash (Mayaar), as well as an A-list line up of guest appearances.
The series is directed by established Lebanese director Fadi Wafai, written by Zuhair Ramy and produced by Raed Senan in collaboration with ‘Falcon Films’ productions. The score is created by the Iranian music composer Bamdad Afshar, joined by the Tusisian DOP Kareem Chalghoum who worked on several international shows, and the Egyptian colourist Ahmed Issam.
Speaking about the series, Tony Saab, Senior Vice President of Content & Strategic Partnerships, StarzPlay, said: “At StarzPlay, we recognise that when creative talents with diverse backgrounds and experiences come together, the result is a truly phenomenal, high-value production. The Chamber belongs to one of the most challenging genres in entertainment, which we’re very proud to bring as an Original to audiences on the platform around the world, featuring such an all-star Arab cast, regional creators and production crews.”
In each of the 13 episodes, The Chamber’s plot brings out the different infinite conflicts of the human mind. It tackles the eternal struggles between good and evil, taking justice into one’s own hands, complex family dynamics and dissociative identity disorder, all of which are entwined together in a psychological drama.