Netflix Turkey is going to produce new shows and first feature film. The outstanding online entertainment platform has also signed on for the third season of “The Gift” — Atiye. It is the second original series of Netflix.
Netflix Turkey will be producing at least three new shows, their first feature film and a reality show in the coming season. The company announced the new projects in an event March 10. Netflix Turkey also signed on for the third season of its hit show “The Gift — Atiye.”
Pelin Diştaş is the original content director for Netflix Turkey. She stated that “Audiences from all over the world will watch unique stories of our country (Turkey) with great interest and enjoyment.”. Netflix Turkey’s new content will be available to users in over 190 countries. Great news, meanwhile! Netflix Turkey also signed on for the third season of its hit show “The Gift — Atiye.”
New Productions Are about to Come
Ay Production will produce “Şimdiki Aklım Olsaydı,” meaning “If I’d Only Known” in Turkish. The company is widely famous with the projects they made such as “Aşk-ı Memnu” and “Ezel.” The Turkish director Çağan Irmak will direct the show who is also famous with his feature films like “My Father and My Son” and “Alone.” On the other hand, Başak Abacıgil produced “Fatma” who made “Whisper If I Forget”. And Özgür Önürme wrote the screenplay who has worked for the Turkish Radio Television Corporation (TRT).
Furthermore, “Sıcak Kafa,” meaning “Hot Head,” is an adaptation of a book by Afşin Kum. So, it will portray a dystopia where an epidemic that causes insanity spreads through language and conversation. The topic resembles very much nowadays the humanity on the earth have been facing with epidemic Coronavirus (Covis-19).
Netflix’s Turkey’s First Original Feature Film
Netflix Turkey seems to appreciate the success in Turkey. After the great accomplishments of Hakan: The Protector and Atiye — The Gift; the company is willing to invest in different projects and ideas. So, we will not only watch series and shows in the oncoming season, but we also watch reality shows and feature films. By this mean, “Yarına Tek Bilet — One Ticket to Tomorrow” is one of them. The feature film will be in Turkish. Moreover, it will be the first Netflix Turkey original feature film.
The movie will follow a couple of strangers who meet on a journey from Ankara to İzmir. Thus, the feature film is going to be available worldwide on June 19, 2020.
Acun Media to Take its Place on Netflix Turkey!
So, here is the most potentially breathtaking news for the Turkish TV industry in 2020! Turkish mass-media giant Acun Medya, owned by Acun Ilıcalı, is joining Netflix Turkey team. Acun Media is going to produce a reality show for Netflix Turkey.
The name of the show is “Exatlon Challenge”, in which Turkish celebrities will compete for each other in the different challenging games. The Turkish mass-broadcaster Acun Medya is the owner of the show. So, the reality show of sport is going to be aired on July 3, 2020.