Netflix has released the trailer for major new Karga Seven Pictures docu-drama Rise of Empires: Ottoman.
The six-hour series will premiere globally in 190 countries on Netflix on January 24, 2020.
The English-language production has been shot in multiple locations in Turkey, facilitated by Karga Seven’s Turkish production outfit.
Rise of Empires: Ottoman tells the epic 15th-century story of Mehmed II, known as Mehmed the Conqueror, chronicling his astonishing and fabled rise from 13-year-old child sultan to toppling Constantinople and becoming the ruler of the Ottoman Empire.
The series produced by Karga Seven Pictures in association with STXtelevision. produced by Karga Seven Pictures in association with STXtelevision. Rise of Empires: Ottoman is executive produced by Sarah Wetherbee, Kelly McPherson and Emre Sahin of Karga Seven Pictures, and Jada Miranda of STXtv. The series is written by Liz Lake, Kelly McPherson and Emre Sahin, and directed by Emre Sahin.
With narration of the English-speaking version by Charles Dance (The Crown, Game of Thrones), the cast features Tommaso Basili (Emperor Constantine XI), and renowned Turkish talent including Cem Yi̇ği̇t Üzümoğlu (Sultan Mehmed II), Tuba Büyüküstün (Mara Hatun), Bi̇rkan Sokullu (Giovanni Giustiniani Longo), Seli̇m Bayraktar (Çandarli Halil Paşa), Osman Sonant (Loukas Notaras), Tolga Teki̇n (Sultan Murad II), Ushan Çakır (Zaganos Paşa), Damla Sönmez (Ana), Tansu Bi̇çer (Orban) and İlayda Akdoğan (Therma Sphrantzes).
The series also features critically acclaimed historians including Roger Crowley and Jason Goodwin.