You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Laith, Jammal joins ‘Djinn’

Horror pic is Imagenation's sophomore local production

LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.”

The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully.

Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to discover that their new apartment in a luxury high-rise built on the site of an abandoned fishing village is also home to the malevolent beings known as “djinn.”

Shooting is skedded to commence this week at various locations in Dubai.

Pic, backed by Imagenation, is produced by Daniela Tully and Filmworks’ Tim Smythe. Jaye Gazeley and Robert Crippen are co-producing.

Supporting roles include Aiysha Hart, Carole Abboud, Paul Luebke and May El Calamawy.

Emirati thesps Ahmed Abdullah and “City of Life” star Saoud Al Kaabi will also appear in the pic alongside Abdullah Al Junaibi.

More Film

  • Wanderland

    Wanderland

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • Virginia Madsen Valeria Cotto

    Film News Roundup: Virginia Madsen, Valeria Cotto to Star in Supernatural Thriller 'Sarah'

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • avengers infinity war

    Can 'Avengers: Infinity War' Top 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'' Record Box Office Opening?

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • BondIt Media Capital

    BondIt Media Capital Closes $20 Million Credit Facility (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • Brookings Institution presents "The Life She

    Brookings Institution Doc Puts a Human Face on the Medical Marijuana Movement

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • Playback Podcast: Aaron Katz on 'Gemini'

    Playback: Aaron Katz on 'Gemini' and the Erosion of Mid-Budget Studio Filmmaking

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

  • The Equalizer 2 trailer

    Denzel Washington Is Back in Action in 'Equalizer 2' Trailer

    LONDON — Khalid Laith (“The Devil’s Double”) and Razane Jammal (“Carlos”) have joined the cast of Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s sophomore local production “Djinn.” The supernatural horror pic is directed by “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helmer Tobe Hooper and penned by David Tully. Story follows a young Emirati couple who return home from the U.S. to […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content