The keenly-awaited launch of Disney+ in Turkey is slated for June this year, and if the reports and rumors are anything to go by, the OTT streaming platform means busine$$.
One of the very first Turkish originals planned for the platform is entitled, 'Kaçış,' an O3 Medya and Same Film production, helmed and starring the one and only Engin Akyürek. The award-winning actor is joined in the cast line up by İrem Helvacıoğlu, Aziz Çapkurt, Onur Bay, Leyla Tanlar, Aras Aydın, and Levent Ülgen.
Kaçış, directed by Yağız Alp Akaydın, stars Akyürek as Mehmet, a war photographer who links up with a group of journalists from different countries for research purposes, their first stop being Ezidi village. The series will follow the dramatic transformation of the team after a radical terrorist organization captures them after they secretly crossed the border.
'Kaçış,' which will present a different perspective on the human drama in the Middle East while describing the difficult struggle of the research team to escape, is expected to premiere soon only on Disney+.
Check out the first stills from the show below!