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Network Highlights, March - April 2021

Due to technical glitches, a few of our past monthly newsletters did not reach our readers. This newsletter is rich with content, sharing our top picks so you can track the most happening things with the actors in our network, and more!

With love, NA TEN Admin Team

AKIN AKINOZU NORTH AMERICA

Hercai bid farewell to audiences on April 25th with its 69th episode.  The series is an international success having been sold to more than 100 countries around the world.  The most recent acquisition being the Spanish language giant Telemundo in the United States.  The first episode of the series posted on YouTube two years ago in March of 2019 has garnered more than 32 million views. 

The star of the series Akin Akinozu is back in Istanbul and already getting ready for the next phase of his career.  Akinozu has changed his management.  Previously with ID Iletism, he has opted for a more personal approach.  He has secured Gunfer Gunaydin, the daughter of the Yesilcam era legend Erol Gunaydin, as his manager.  Gunaydin also represents Kerem Bursin (Sen Cal Kapimi), another popular actor who has lived in the United States. 

Check out some photos of Akin in the final month of the series along with fans, cast and crew here

CAGATAY ULUSOY NORTH AMERICA

The highly anticipated series "Yesilcam" has started to stream on BluTV since April 22, 2021. Into its fifth episode, it is a period piece that is rich in character, setting, plot, cinematic details, and much more. We see Cagatay in a mature, playful and discerning avatar not seen before, and in a recent interview with GQ Turkey, he said that the character has left a mark on him.

Click on the photo to take you to our blog that includes episode reviews, background information on Yesilcam, and further resources to give you a deeper appreciation of this current series. 

During the month of April, the Oxford Film Festival in Mississippi screened Cagatay written & directed short film "Birdie". Starring veteran actor Turgay Tanulku, it is a lovely film about the ties between man and nature, a theme close to Cagatay's heart. Even as early as 2015, Cagatay said "My biggest dream is to buy a boat one day because I love the sea and diving."

Click here for an original review of the film.

IBRAHIM CELIKKOL NORTH AMERICA

Ibrahim Celikkol, who was playing the lead in Dogdugun Ev Kaderindir left the series a few weeks ago. The series will make its final on May 12.

 

In a welcome news for fans, Ibrahim is reuniting with Birce Akalay, his co-star from the hugely popular Siyah Beyaz Ask, for a Netflix original series titled Kus Ucusu (As the Crow Flies). The series includes an ensemble cast featuring Miray Daner, Irem Sak and Burak Yamanturk.

 

You can follow us on our twitter account for some of the latest on Ibo.

KENAN IMIRZALIOGLU NORTH AMERICA

We were recently able to acquire and translate a 1997 video of a very young Kenan Imirzalioğlu. He had just won Model of the Year Turkey, then went on to win Model of the World. The publicity from these events brought him to the attention of Turkish director/producer Osman Sinav and launched his acting career. 

Fast-forward 22+ years to the mature and legendary actor Kenan Imirzalioğlu is today. He has starred in many films and award-winning series, served as the host of Turkey’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”, and is also the spokesperson for Turk Telekom. His latest commercial shows that his charm and winning smile have not changed. 

Probably the most exciting news to share are these pictures allowed by Kenan and his spouse, Sinem Kobal, of their precious, six-month-old daughter, Lalin. Congratulations again to this new family!

KIVANC TATLITUG NORTH AMERICA

Kivanc is busy with filming his Netflix series, "A Submarine Story." Outside of his acting commitment, the following are few interesting appearances in the past few weeks!

Playing Braveheart theme on a harmonica!

He revealed during a short interview that he had in fact contracted Covid last year and had fully recovered.

He also said that he was happy and excited filming his Netflix show and working with a fantastic crew. 

Kivanc was the guest of the TV show “My friend’s world” hosted by his friend Ali Yesilirmak an experienced dog trainer. In a heartwarming interview, he shared the love he has for his beloved pets whom he calls his children. 

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