Rise of Empires: Ottoman

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Rise of Empires: Ottoman
Rise of empires ottoman.jpg
Poster
GenreDocudrama
Written by
  • Kelly McPherson
Directed byEmre Şahin
Starring
Narrated by
Country of originTurkey
Original language(s)English Turkish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Production
Producer(s)
  • Kelly McPherson
  • Emre Şahin
  • Sarah Wetherbee
Production location(s)Istanbul
Editor(s)
  • Alex Durham
  • Alessandro Soares
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)
Original release24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
External links
Website

Rise of Empires: Ottoman is a Turkish historical docudrama, starring Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu and Tommaso Basili. Its first season, which consists of 6 episodes, is directed by Emre Şahin and written by Kelly McPherson. The series became available for streaming on Netflix on 24 January 2020.[1] It deals with the Ottoman Empire and Mehmed the Conqueror and tells the story of the Fall of Constantinople.[2]

Premise[edit]

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Eastern Roman capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
1"The New Sultan"Emre ŞahinLiz Lake, Kelly McPherson, Emre Şahin24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
After claiming the Ottoman throne, Mehmed II sends an unmistakable signal to Byzantine emperor Constantine XI. Enter Genoese mercenaries.
2"Through the Walls"Emre ŞahinKelly McPherson, Emre Şahin, Liz Lake24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Mehmed launches an ambitious siege to break through the walls of Constantinople, but Giustiniani's mercenaries manage to forestall the Janissaries.
3"Into the Golden Horn"Emre ŞahinEmre Şahin, Liz Lake, Kelly McPherson24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Mehmed's men dig underground tunnels in an attempt to shatter city walls. The tides turn against the Ottomans when a naval blockade founders.
4"Loose Lips Sink Ships"Emre ŞahinLiz Lake, Kelly McPherson, Emre Şahin24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Mehmed moves his ships overland to the Golden Horn in a daring, visionary feat. In the shadow of betrayal, Giustiniani attacks the Ottoman fleet.
5"Ancient Prophecies"Emre ŞahinKelly McPherson, Emre Şahin, Liz Lake24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Amid a spiral of brutality and low morale, Mehmed makes Giustiniani an enticing offer. The grand vizier urges Mehmed to seek a truce with his rival.
6"Ashes to Ashes"Emre ŞahinEmre Şahin, Liz Lake, Kelly McPherson24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Ottoman cannons reduce the city walls to rubble, and Venetian reinforcements arrive too late. Mehmed ushers in a new era for the Ottoman Empire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rise of Empires: Ottoman ne zaman başlayacak? Rise of Empires: Ottoman oyuncuları". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 12 December 2019. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  2. ^ Tan, Erhan (12 December 2019). "Netflix'in Yeni Belgesel Dizisi Rise of Empires: Ottoman" (in Turkish). Film Loverss. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Rise of Empires: Ottoman – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 19, 2020.

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