Cagatay Ulusoy Yesilcam First Look

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Lots happening with Cagatay!

On the eve of Cagatay’s birthday on September 23, Ranini broke the news the Cagatay has signed on with OGM Pictures for a new series titled Yali Capkini (“The Kingfisher”). It is inspired by a true story and written by Kemal Hamamcioglu. There are rumors that it is being prepared for channel tv8, but we do not have confirmation from the channel yet. His co-star is also yet to be announced. 

In the past, Cagatay’s name has been involved with Marasli (Burak Deniz played the lead) and Barbaroslar (Engin Altan Duzyatan is playing the lead), but eventually did not come to fruition. Both the actual eventual leads are Cagatay’s co-stars from Medcezir and Anadolu Kartallari, respectively. 

If this proposed project does happen, this will be Cagatay’s return to a dizi on public tv since his turn as Sarp Yilmaz in Icerde, 2016-2017. In September 2020, he had a cameo in Menajerimi Ara, an Ay Yapim production being directed by Ali Bilgin, who also directed Cagatay in Medcezir and Delibal

Successful Birthday Fundraiser!

With donors from more than 10 countries, Cagatay Ulusoy North America co-ordinated fundraiser for Cagatay’s 31st birthday on September 23 was very successful. With several hundred dollars sent to various childhood cancer organizations around the globe, the fans showed their love for Cagatay by standing next to the kids in need. Many donors sent a birthday message his way and we compiled them into a video.

Spotted With Friends

On September 28th, Cagatay’s friend Umut Kisa shared this photo via Instagram story.

They are out for the night. From left to right are Mustafa Mert Koc, Umut Kisa, Cagatay Ulusoy, Mali Simsek and Engin Aykanat.

He was also sighted in a chance meeting with actor Halit Ergenc, where Cagatay made a hasty exit without answering any reporter questions. Halit was asked about Cagatay later and he said:

Last week, Cagatay’s friend Mustafa Mert Koc posted a short video of the two guys playing a casual game of basketball. One cannot see Cagatay very clearly, but fans can make out his basketball prowess!

Yesilcam Is Back!

Earlier this week, fans received the happy news that Season 2 of Yesilcam will drop on BluTV on Thursday, October 28. It will release the first five episodes that day, presumably with the remaining five coming once a week. The trailer looks amazing, as the cast leaps forward in time to 1969 into the 70s, with new challenges for them to overcome. Will Semih Ates remain the hero figure we came to love in Season 1?

The filming for Season 2 concluded in the early summer and fans had been anxiously waiting. On a post on instagram where Cagatay shared the trailer on his profile, director Cagan Irmak had some wonderful things to say about Cagatay and his craft.

This young man is truly an icon in so many ways and we are proud to be supporting his journey. We will resume our series/ episode reviews once Yesilcam starts streaming. Until then, enjoy!

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The trailer for #Yesilcam is here and and it looks fantastic.

‘Yesilcam: A Cinema Animal’ is the first period drama produced by BluTV, showcasing Turkey of the 1960s, while it follows a film producer who will tell the story of survival in Yesilcam as he experiences the golden age of Turkish cinema. You can find more details on the project here.

BluTV released the series’ first teaser today. The flamboyant promotion accompanied by Emel Sayın’s song “If Dreams Come True”, opens the doors to a glorious and nostalgic world while taking the audience to a Yeşilçam movie premiere in the 1960s. In line with the 1960s, Ilknur Sereff, Cagatay’s stylist, seems to have done a great job of costuming for the period – old movie charm of the times!!

In the series, Cagatay Ulusoy will give life to cinema lover and producer Semih Ateş, who loses everything but is trying to rise from his ashes in Yeşilçam.

Cagatay Ulusoy is accompanied by Afra Saracoglu and Selin Sekerci. Afra Saracoglu will portray the young and beautiful Tulin Saygı, who knocks on Yesilcam’s door to become a true artiste, and Selin Sekerci will play Mine Cansu, one of Yesilcam’s favorite stars.

It is produced by Eastern Sunrise Films, and has Sibel Tuna as producer. Written by Levent Cantek and Volkan Sumbul, “Yesilcam: A Cinema Animal” series is directed by Cagan Irmak, who has signed many important films such as “My Father and My Son”, “Desolate Man” and “If I Forget”.

Collected from bluTV with editing by CUNA teaser of Yesilcam, posted by BluTVabout:blankTeaser video with English subtitles of the song, “Ruyalar Gercek Olsa”
​Translation credit: @cuworldwidefanss | IG

Successful Birthday Fundraiser!