First Turkish Netflix original series filmed in Istanbul to be released soon

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The U.S. online entertainment giant, Netflix, will release the company's first Turkish original series filmed in Istanbul, the company announced.

"Netflix's first Turkish Istanbul-based mysterious series will soon be aired!" Netflix announced on its Twitter account.

"There has not yet been a statement about the cadre and cast of the project, as it is still in the scripting stage," Ali Eyüboğlu, an entertainment columnist from the Turkish daily Milliyet, said.

Netflix International Original Series Vice President Erik Barmack previously disclosed during an event Friday that the company was thrilled to be making its first original Turkish production.

"We are confident that Netflix will serve as the ideal international platform for this fabulous Turkish production, and we look forward to sharing even more details later this year," Barmack said.

Netflix announced that 600 new original titles, movies, documentaries, stand-up shows and children's shows would be available worldwide in 2017, allowing more than 100 million uses to watch content anywhere, at any time.

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