Netflix Sets ‘Pera Palace’ Series; George Lucas, Catherine Zeta-Jones Among BAFTA Cymru Presenters; Eric Roberts Pic Deal; Abacus Hire — Global Briefs

Netflix Sets ‘Pera Palace’ Series; George Lucas, Catherine Zeta-Jones Among BAFTA Cymru Presenters; Eric Roberts Pic Deal; Abacus Hire — Global Briefs
Netflix’s Latest Turkish Series

At a press conference today in Istanbul, Netflix announced Original drama series Midnight At the Pera Palace, produced by Karga Seven Pictures Turkey, the Turkish production arm of LA-based production company Karga Seven Pictures, part of the Red Arrow Studios group. The eight-episode Turkish-language time-travel series has started production in multiple locations in Turkey. The show is focused on a young journalist called Esra and her encounter with the legendary Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul from where she travels back in time to 1919. The story is inspired by the non-fiction book of the same name written by Charles King, and was created for TV by Emre Sahin, Kelly McPherson and Sam Anzel, written by Elif Usman, and directed by Emre Sahin. The series is executive produced by Sarah Wetherbee, Kelly McPherson and Emre Sahin for Karga Seven Pictures.

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