Birce Akalay is a name that has not fallen off the agenda due to the Mezarlık (Cemetery) and Kuş Uçuşu (Bird Flight) series shot for Netflix these days. Although the actress could not appear on the screens this season, she has become the most talked about name with her two series shot last year.
The actress is admired for her drama, in which she gives life to two completely different characters with two different stories. Akalay first came to the fore with the publication of the Kuş Uçuşu series. The series, in which she starred with İbrahim Çelikkol and Miray Daner, was so popular that it has not been listed in the Top 10 of the platform since its first broadcast on June 3! Akalay gave life to an experienced TV personality, Lale Kıran.
On June 17, the Mezarlık series was broadcast. Birce Akalay plays Önem Özülkü, an honest, conscientious, ambitious and successful superintendent who is dedicated to solving femicides in the series she shares with Olgun Toker. Birce Akalay’s remarkable acting is being talked about once again, with the release of two TV series with very different stories.
Akalay had recently met with Oktay Kaynarca. It was on the agenda that Kaynarca made an offer to Akalay for the first series of the film company called Güzel Adamlar, which he founded with Onur Tan and Seyfi Şahin, and Ben Bu Cihana Sığmazam.
It was expected for a long time how Akalay would respond to the offer from the ambitious series, which will start in September for the leading actress and, in Oktay Kaynarca’s phrase, “It will be the locomotive of the new season”. According to the information falling behind the backstage, Birce Akalay could not accept Kaynarca’s offer due to the possibility of shooting the second seasons of her two TV series,Mezarlık and Kuş Uçuşu, which were watched and won great success on Netflix.
It was later revealed that the role offered to Birce Akalay went to Pelin Akil, with whom Oktay Kaynarca played a role in Eşkıya Dünyaya Hükümdar Olmaz (The Bandits). Although Birce Akalay could not accept the offer, she made a nice gesture to Oktay Kaynarca’s Instagram post, who shared the first shots of the Ben Bu Cihana Sığmazam series.
Kaynarca said, “I don’t just look at my job as a job, I have always looked at it as a journey and a way of life, and my favorite phrase when starting every journey is ‘Let it flow like water’. Birce Akalay to the message “Good luck my dear. Let it flow like water and have a lot of audience”.
It is stated that the series, which was shot in Uzbekistan, will continue in Samarkand and Bukhara, which have been the capitals of 16 states in world history. The actors who will play in the series and the characters they will bring to life are as follows:
Oktay Kaynarca (Algeria), Ebru Özkan (Leyla), Pelin Akil (Firuze), Ali Seçkiner Alıcı (Kurban Baba), Hakan Karahan (Dumrul), Erkan Sever (Orhan), Ragıp Savaş (Atakan), Gülenay Kalkan Ünlüoğlu (Elmas , Eren Vurdem (Azamet), Asli Sevi (Azade), Kerem Kupaci (Ethem), Ziya Kürküt (Bekir), Pelin Uluksar (Süheyla), Mina Derman (Suna), Batuhan Sezer (Ömer Asaf), Değer Alp (Canan), Başak Kıvılcım Ertanoğlu (Zühre), Burcu Binici (Meltem), Ömer Kurt (Kerim), Mert Kırlak (George Bagnall), Ahmet Yıldırım (Cafer), Tanıl Yöntem (Canberk), Doruk Öztürk (Şamil), Osman Albayrak (Gentlemen’s Court Azer) ), Melisa Duru Unal (Mercan), Aylar Melayeva (Sevim), Hanbey Oğuzhan Çoban (Besim) and Işıl Yücesoy (Gülendam).
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