The American over-the-top content platform and production company Netflix continues for new Turkish productions. The digital broadcast platform is now preparing to appear before the audience with a new Turkish comedy and drama “50 M2″.
The world’s foremost online content producer has been making more and more investments in the Turkish market. The reason why Netflix pays such attention to Turkey is the country’s story-telling tradition and its internationally-famous actors and actresses. But beyond that, Turkey has a massive influence over the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Moreover, Eastern Europe and South America are also big fans of Turkish series and dramas. (For an example on this case, please read our Turkish Series in Afghanistan: The Popularity to be Rise article). Therefore, via Netflix, Turkish series reaches to even wider audience ever. What’s more, thanks to the freedom that Netflix provides, even braver projects are being available.
We hope that the competition among the Turkish series provides more quality projects. So, now is the time for the new Turkish original series on Netflix. Who are the players of 50 M2? When will 50 M2 be aired on Netflix? How many episodes does the series consist of? Here are all the details that you are curious about the series.
When will 50 M2 Begin?
The series will be broadcast on Netflix on Wednesday, January 27, 2020. The audience will able to watch the series in 192 countries at the same time. The first season of the 50 M2 series will consist of 8 episodes. However, the question of how long the duration of episodes will be is still unknown.
The Official Trailer of 50 M2
Meanwhile, Netflix released the official trailer of the series just 4 days ago. Again, just like Azizler (Stuck Apart) Turkish original movie on Netflix, the casting is shining! But we will come that later! Before that, let’s watch the first official trailer of 50 M2:
What is the Story of 50 M2?
The 50 m2 is about the journey “Gölge” (Shadow, acted by Engin Öztürk), who is trying to find the meaning of his nickname. He is, by the way, a mysterious hitman who is famous in the dark underground world. While escaping after being betrayed by Servet, whom Shadow sees as his father, he finds himself in a 50-square meter tailor shop in a neighborhood he never knew.
The residents of the neighborhood, who saw Golge, who took shelter there until it calmed down, think he is the son of the newly deceased tailor shop owner. This new identity based on lies will reveal secrets about Golge’s past and identity. As he gets used to the neighborhood and the people there, Shadow will transform into a new person and begin to understand who he really is.
The Creator of The Series
The story of the series is impressive and it raises the curiosity among the audience. But, who is the screenwriter? So, Burak Aksak, the young, creator, and talented Turkish writer, who already left his mark in some such phenomenon series like Leyla ile Mecnun (Leyla and Mecnun), is the screen writer of 50 M2. The director of the series, on the other hand, Selçuk Aydemir.
Who are Characters of the Series?
The series, of which BKM, a production company, is taking over the production, employs some of popular and talented names. The series consists of 8 episodes and its genre is drama and comedy, or else, dark comedy. So, as for the leading roles, Turkish actor Engin Özürk, and the beautiful Turkish actress Aybuke Pusat are sharing it. Some of other key players are Cengiz Bozkurt, Kürşat Alınaçık, and Tolga Çelik.