YESILCAM Turkish serie in English
It will star Çağatay Ulusoy, Selin Şekerci and Afra Saracoglu. Cagatay comes from starring in the series The Protector on the Netflix platform and Afra excelled in the novel Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters. It will be a period production.
What is YESILCAM?
Yesilcam (Green Pine) was called in Turkey in the 1960s a place similar to Hollywood in the USA or Bollywood in India. Large film productions and blockbuster movies were made and watched by millions in Turkey, Eastern Europe and Asia.
With government support, between the 1950s and the 1980s, a local film industry developed around Yesilcam Street in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district. With a rapid increase in filmmakers and actors, cinema ceased to be an elitist activity and became popular throughout the country.
In his book Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk (Nobel laureate) recalls that era with nostalgia and recounts how common it was to see actors and actresses of the time walking the streets of Beyoglu on a daily basis, going to their film sets.
Between 200 and 300 films were produced every year and the country was ranked 4th in the world in the industry, after the USA, UK and India.
The novel will recreate that era, the golden age of cinema in Turkey.
From the sets to the costumes, hairstyle and make-up of the actors, it was planned according to the era, taking into account every last detail.
This cultural and entertainment venue was closed due to the coup d’état in Turkey in 1980.
Yesilcam was the cradle of the great industry that today produces so many series and novels that fascinate all over the world.
Full Episodes of YESILCAM in English
They have not yet informed about the number of chapters planned, however Blutv’s productions are not very long, around 8 chapters, so we hope they will continue with their style.
Summary – Synopsis of Yesilcam
The series tells the life of film producer Semih Ateş, who has been unlucky so far and hopes to resurface with his new production. It all starts with the premiere of his latest film starring actress, singer and consecrated star Mine Cansu.
On the other side will be Tülin Saygı, a young and beautiful girl who wants to be an actress, and will approach Semih to seek her chance in front of the cameras.
These three lives will come together and raise their loves, envies and struggles in that world full of fantasy and glamour.
Curiosities of the serie
It already had its first scandal when in the first days of filming it had to be suspended due to a bomb threat, which turned out to be false.
On the other hand the actress Selin Şekerci who represents the glamorous Mine, has had to take singing lessons to perform her role and be at the height of a great star of that time.
Cast and Characters
Çağatay Ulusoy- Semih Ates
Afra Safraçoğlu- Tülin Saygi
Selin Şekerci- Mine Cansu
Ayta Sözeri- Kuvvet
Güngör Bayrak- Belkis
Yetkin Dikinciler- Reha
Nilüfer Açıkalın- Adviye
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