Engin Akyürek is getting ready to return to Turkish screens with a new series Kaçış (The Escape)
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“Kaçış” (The Escape): The Assertive Return of Acclaimed Engin Akyürek

Turkey’s world-famous acclaimed actor Engin Akyürek is getting ready to return to Turkish screens with a new series “Kaçış” (The Escape). The news has already drawn great attention from popular actor’s fans worldwide. As soon as the news has been heard all over the world, Engin Akyürek’s dedicated fans have started a campaign over social media.

A Gripping Story: Kaçış (The Escape)

Engin Akyürek indisputably is one of the most popular Turkish actors on the screens. So, the actor lists the projects one after the other after his long silence with the TV series Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador’s Daughter).

Engin Akyürek as Sancar Efe in Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador's Daughter)
Engin Akyürek as Sancar Efe in Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador’s Daughter)

Following the final episode of Sefirin Kızı, the actor starred in the movie named Yolun Açık Olsun (Godspeed) last summer. The movie was a Netflix original. Akyürek, in the movie, shared the lead role with another popular Turkish actor Tolga Sarıtaş.

So, the well-known Turkish actor Engin Akyürek started the shooting of the TV series Kaçış (The Escape). Well, the producers have also announced the channel where Akyürek’s new series will be broadcast.

Engin Akyürek and Tolga Sarıtaş
Engin Akyürek and Tolga Sarıtaş

 

Engin Akyürek’s Impressive Success Graphic

The eminent Turkish actor Engin Akyürek is very meticulous when choosing his projects. That’s why, after becoming the first in Turkey’s Stars contest series in 2004, the actor took part in only seven TV series in 17 years. Here, the actor has accelerated his work in recent months.

Engin Akyürek in Ölene Kadar (Until Death)
Engin Akyürek in Ölene Kadar (Until Death)

Akyürek returned to the screen with the TV series “Sefirin Kızı”. It happened two years after the TV series named Ölene Kadar (Until Death) in 2017.

Netflix for the First Time: Yolun Açık Olsun (Godspeed)

The handsome actor starred in the movie Yolun Açık Olsun (Godspeed). The movie was shot for Netflix shortly after the end of the Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador’s Daughter) series broadcast on Star TV. Filming continued throughout the summer. Engin Akyürek shared the lead role with young actor Tolga Sarıtaş in this movie.

The story of the TV series Kaçış (The Escape) belongs to Engin Akyürek
The story of the TV series Kaçış (The Escape) belongs to Engin Akyürek

How Many Episodes will Kaçış (The Escape) Consist of?

Famous actor Engin Akyürek started a series of projects shortly after the completion of the shooting of the movie Yolun Açık Olsun. The story of the TV series Kaçış (The Escape) belongs to Engin Akyürek. Thus, the talented actor has also proved his talent in writing as well as acting. As you recall, in the last months, the actor had published his first storybook Sessizlik (Silence).


The First Step to Writing from Turkish Actor Engin Akyürek: “Sessizlik” (Silence)


 

The series Escape, prepared by O3 Medya and Same Film, will consist of eight episodes.

Other Details About Kaçış (The Escape)

The shooting of the series will begin in the following days. Ali Doğançay is the screenwriter of the series. And Yağız Alp Akaydın sits in the director’s seat. Engin Akyürek will portray a character named Mehmet in the series. So, what about other actors and the actresses of the series? And what does the story of Kaçış (The Escape) revolve around?

Engin Akyürek (played as Mehmet) and İrem Helvacıoğlu (played as Zeynep))
Engin Akyürek (played as Mehmet) and İrem Helvacıoğlu (played as Zeynep))

Mehmet and Zeynep’s Gripping Story

The beautiful Turkish actress İrem Helvacıoğlu is going to star in the series along with Engin Akyürek. So, following the shocking developments in the war zone, Mehmet and Zeynep will give the audience very exciting moments. So, Mehmet (played by Engin Akyürek) and Zeynep (played by İrem Helvacıoğlu) are going to act as two war correspondents in the series.

İrem Helvacıoğlu
İrem Helvacıoğlu

A Great Reputation on Social Media Already

There has already been a large following on social media for this series. Many fans of the series, both domestically and abroad, are eagerly awaiting developments and attach great importance to the project.

A First in Turkey: Disney Plus Enters to Turkish Market

The official broadcaster of the series has been a mystery until a recent time. However, the producers of the series announced it 3 weeks ago. According to the news of journalist Birsen Altuntaş, the series Kaçış (Escape) will be broadcast on Disney Plus. Thus, the digital channel will be entered into the Turkish market. The series will be one of the first domestic series on the channel.

The Filming Location of Kaçış (The Escape)

According to the news, the filming location of the series will be around Turkey’s southeastern city Gaziantep. The TV series crew is currently trying to identify filming locations in Gaziantep.

Kaçış (The Escape) will be broadcast on Disney Plus
Kaçış (The Escape) will be broadcast on Disney Plus

When will the Filming Begin?

The producers of the series were planning to start filming the series as of October 15. However, the shooting of the series, of which Gaziantep and its surroundings will be hosting, was postponed in November.

How Can I Follow the Latest News?

In order to be able to get informed of the latest news related to the brand-new series, which will be broadcast on Disney Plus, you can follow the official social media accounts of the world-famous Turkish actor Engin Akyürek and the beautiful Turkish actress İrem Helvacıoğlu.

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