The Turkish drama underwent a very meticulous preparation process
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“Shady Lands”: The Story of An Impossible Love in 1940’s Turkey

As the days go by, we keep hearing new Turkish dramas starting broadcasting on TV. “Shady Lands” (Kanunsuz Topraklar in Turkish) is just one of them. This brand-new striking Turkish drama, starring Esra Bilgiç and Uğur Güneş in the lead roles, draws great attention with its huge budget. The story stretching from Zonguldak to Istanbul will seemingly hit the rating record!

Details about the Shady Lands (Kanunsuz Topraklar) series, which attracted attention with its cast, began to be curious. We will enjoy watching together with a strong cast for the Shady Lands series. The Turkish drama, we must state, underwent a very meticulous preparation process. So, what are the cast and plot of the brand-new Turkish TV drama? When does it start, and where can we watch it? What about the filming location of the TV series?

The producer of the series is Gold Film
The producer of the series is Gold Film

Here are the details about the series, which will meet with Uğur Güneş (as Yılmaz), the lead actor of the Bir Zamanlar Çukurova (Bitter Lands) series, and Esra Bilgiç (as Sibel), the female lead actress of the Ramo series, in this fresh striking series.

Shady Lands: A Huge Production

It is quite obvious that the series Kanunsuz Topraklar is a huge production. Aytekin Ataş, the famous Turkish composer, is going to arrange the soundtracks of the series. The accomplished Turkish director Faruk Teber directs the series. And so, the ambitious TV drama will display a significant period in Turkey’s history. Popular Turkish actor and actress Uğur Güneş and Esra Bilgiç share the lead roles in the TV series shady Lands.

Shady Lands (Kanunsuz Topraklar in Turkish) is a brand-new Turkish TV drama
Shady Lands (Kanunsuz Topraklar in Turkish) is a brand-new Turkish TV drama

Zülfük Yücel, on the other hand, pens the scenario of the series. The costumes of the series, for which an important and meticulous preparation process is the point, are prepared by Aynur Torun.

The Filming Location of “Kanunsuz Topraklar”

So, as for the filming location, the first episodes of the series were carried out in Turkey’s northern city Zonguldak. However, the following episodes will continue in Istanbul. The reason why the producers picked Zonguldak as the first filming location is because Turkey’s first and biggest mine run in that city. What’s more, the story of the series revolves around a mine in Zonguldak and the love story between a worker and the mine’s owner’s daughter.

Esra Bilgiç and Uğur Güneş are going to be one of the best TV couples on Turkish channels in the new season
Esra Bilgiç and Uğur Güneş are going to be one of the best TV couples on Turkish channels in the new season

Be patient! We are going to mention that in detail…

Where and When Can I Watch Kanunsuz Topraklar (Shady Lands)?

Series fans are eagerly awaiting the Shady Lands series prepared by Gold Film for FOX TV. The ambitious series will be on FOX TV screens in the new season. Meanwhile, the producers of the series also unveiled the first trailer of the brand-new Turkish drama. We do not yet know the broadcast date of the Shady Lands series, which will meet with the audience in September.

The Story of Shady Lands

Well… Here is the biggest curiosity. What is the story of Shady Lands (Kanunsuz Topraklar)? In the series, we will watch the impossible love between Malik’s daughter Gülfem (Esra Bilgiç), who is rich by operating a coal mine in Zonguldak, and Davut (Uğur Güneş), who works as a worker in Malik’s mine. The Shady Lands series will be shot in Istanbul, but the story will take place in Zonguldak. In short, in the series, the struggle of the miners and the mining boss in Zonguldak in the 1940s accompanied the love story of Gülfem and Davut.

In the series, we will both witness the historical and political turmoil in 1940's Turkey
In the series, we will both witness the historical and political turmoil in 1940’s Turkey

That is to say, we will both witness the historical and political turmoil in 1940’s Turkey and an impossible love story between the two from different social classes.

What About Other Actors and Actresses?

Uğur Güneş, Esra Bilgiç and Necip Memili play the leading roles in the series, which is preparing to meet the FOX audience in the new season. The other actors of the series are as follows: Murat Daltaban, Kaan Taşaner, Doğaç Yıldız, Eylül Su Sapan, Serdem Paçal, Hazar Motan, Onay Kaya, and Mine Şenhuy Teber.

Turkish drama Shady Lands is going to start in September 2021
Turkish drama Shady Lands is going to start in September 2021

It All Starts Due to a Negligence

In the ongoing period series; In 1939, in a town in the coal city of Zonguldak, miner Davut (Uğur Güneş) leads a modest life with his siblings and parents. The owner of the mine is a rich man named Paşazade Malik Bey (Murat Daltaban). On a day when it rained a lot, because of Mr. Malik, who did not heed the warnings, the expected happened and the mine collapsed. Davut decides to raise his voice against this order. Malik Bey, on the other hand, also has an unexpected offer for Davut.

This brand-new striking Turkish drama, starring Esra Bilgiç and Uğur Güneş in the lead roles
This brand-new striking Turkish drama, starring Esra Bilgiç and Uğur Güneş in the lead roles

Gülfem, on the other hand, is Malik Bey‘s daughter (played by Esra Bilgiç). She grew away from the realities of life, protected. Over time, she begins to admire Davut, whom she sees as an unruly, disobedient, and even rude man. Malik, on the other hand, is considering marrying his daughter Gülfem to a wealthy mining boss named Ali Gelik (played by Necip Memili). So, Shady Lands is a story about the revolt of the miners against the established order.

Kanunsuz Topraklar (Shady Lands) on Social Media

As we mentioned above, the exact date of the series is still unclear. Yet, what is already clear is the official social media accounts of the series. As these accounts, will increase in value, you had better take your place in advance!

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The first trailer of Kanunsuz Topraklar (Shady Lands):

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