Tuesday, March 13, 2018

FIRST CHARACTER PHOTOS ARE HERE FOR LAVISH NEW 15TH CENTURY EPIC TV SERIES 'MEHMED THE CONQUEROR' WITH KENAN IMIRZALIOGLU AND ISMAIL DEMIRCI!

  'MEHMED THE CONQUEROR' 
 EPIC TV SAGA CAST PHOTOS!
Lavish new saga starts next week in Turkey
I announced a few weeks ago that we are expecting a lavish new epic series from Turkey, and today we have first cast photos from MEHMED THE CONQUEROR (Mehmed Bir Cihan Fatihi) which starts airing on KanalD in Turkey March 20th! Kenan İmirzalıoğlu leads the cast playing the most infamous of all Ottoman sultans. Gürkan Uygun will star as Delibaş, Sedef Avcı as one of Mehmed's wives Sultana Gülbahar, Ertan Saban as Byzantine İmperator Konstantin, İsmail Demirci as Prince Orhan, İdil Fırat as Mehmed's Valide Sultana Serbian princess Despina Mara
The new saga will try to continue the worldwide success of Magnificent Century
I'm not 100% sure who is playing who, as they're changing the info to entice the audience over in Turkey. Stay tuned as I will updating this spotlight with
Idil Firat plays powerful Serbian princess Despina Mara, Mehmed's valide sultana
new character photos as they keep arriving from Istanbul in the following days and weeks!

THE STORY OF MEHMED 
In 1451, as Mehmed  receives the news of his father's death and goes from Manisa to imperial capital Edirne, a dream appears in his head: as the new
Kenan Imirzalioglu plays the title role of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
sultan he will conquer the apple of the whole world's eye - the city of Constantinople. But achieving such a big dream cannot be easy, and big
Popular Turkish actor Ismail Demirci plays Mehmed's brother Prince Orhan
obstacles will emerge. The magnificent Byzantine city has been besieged many times over the centuries; but no siege weapons were able to open a
Sedef Avci will play one of Mehmed's wives Sultana Gulbahar
single breach in their strong walls, nor did the Golden Horn give way to the enormous chain of enemy ships. Moreover, if Mehmed wants to get the city for
himself, he has to fight not only against the Byzantine Empire and the Christian world behind him, but also against the greatest opposition in the
state, mighty Halil Pasha. Two years after his ascension to the throne, after a two months long siege, Mehmed carries out his biggest dream and conquers Constantinople and finally earns name MEHMED THE CONQUEROR which will make him famous throughout the history.

6 comments:

  1. That would be an interesting series and unheard of to me!

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    1. that's because Dezzy is the first one to report on it in the English speaking world :)

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  2. Looks good, but I need to get me some English subtitles.

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    1. those probably ain't gonna happen :) I don't even know if Netflix or Amazon ever bought Magnificent century for worldwide airing.

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  3. Well then, you got a scoop DEZ!
    It really sounds good, too bad we will probably never get the chance to see it!

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    1. it is sad that Turkish epic sagas aren't aired in English speaking countries as they really are miles better on a production level than English programmes, not just visually but also in terms of plots and dynamics

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