Cem Yılmaz, the most famous Turkish comedian, is also a hit cinema producer with his phenomenon movies. And in addition to his hit movies, the Turkish comedian has also brought in some very phenomenon film characters into our life. So, here is the one: Erşan Kuneri.
Turkey’s most famous Cem Yılmaz’s phenomenon cinema character Erşan Kuneri will be adapted to the internet series. The mini-internet series —so far! — that they will start shooting in June will be available on Netflix in 2021. There has already been a huge excitement for the series as it will bring together some of the most popular names in Turkey.
1 Season and 8 Episodes for Now!
The series will be a sitcom. For now, Erşan Kuneri will consist of 8 episodes only. However, Cem Yılmaz, who is also the creator of the character, stated that there might be another 8 episodes if the audience like the project.
Saying that I want to make a series for the first time, Yilmaz said, “It will be something made with the design of the season. If the first season holds, why not do another eight episodes. It will be a comedy show with a surprising format.”
What is the Origin of Erşan Kuneri?
We will be watching the 8-episode-long mini internet series on Netflix this year. But, what is the origin of the character? Where did we watch him the first? First, the creator of the character is the Turkish comedian, director, actor, and producer Cem Yılmaz. The first time the audience met the character was with “GORA” (2004) and “Arif 216” (2018) movies. They were both blockbuster movies in Turkey.
In the series, we will watch what Erşan Kuneri went through between 1975-78.
What does Erşan Kuneri Do?
The Erşan Kuneri series will be an eight-episode mini-series. Moreover, the series will be as to Erşan Kuneri, who is an erotic film producer, experimenting with different movie genres.
The series will take place in the past years. Although it is only eight episodes long, it will span a three-year period from 1975 to 1978.
By the way, we must remark that Cem Yılmaz is one of the most popular and productive directors of the Turkish movie industry. His movies broke all the records in Turkey with regard to viewer numbers.
The cast of the Series: Whom will We Watch?
Not until recently the cast of the series was certain. However, Cem Yılmaz shared the actors and actresses that will star in Erşan Kuneri. So, here are the leading characters of the series.
According to the statement of Cem Yılmaz, Nilperi Şahinkaya, Ezgi Mola, Uraz Kaygılaroğlu, Zafer Algöz and Merve Dizdar will star in the series as well as Cem Yılmaz himself. By the way, Cem Yılmaz is acting as Erşan Kuneri.
As we are familiar with the character from the movies, we are very excited about the series version of it. We have no doubt that the new version will meet every expectation. However, we also assure you that you are gonna love the character, too.
Here is a short video to introduce you to Erşan Kuneri and how he looks like: