Kanal D’s new hit drama Ruthless City will be the leading title to be launched at LA Screening this year.
Produced by Avşar Film and directed by Cevdet Mercan the drama has made a fast but permanent enterance to the daily lives of the audience in Turkey.
Its first episode was watched by 6 million unique viewers when it first aired on Kanal D and by 21 million viewers in total from the re-runs within 7 days. This represents more than 36% of the total panel in Turkey.
It stars Fikret Kuşkan, Deniz Uğur, Mine Tugay, Ozan Dolunay, Simay Barlas, Berker Güven, Bahar Şahin, Sera Kutlubey, İdris Nebi Taşkan, Ayşen Sezerel and Gamze Demirbilek.
“It will be a great story. It has everything: love, hate, all the elements that not only in LatAm but also worldwide, our clients are looking for. Strong female characters, great locations, well done productions. We are looking forward to having it everywhere soon,” Mikaela Pérez, Sales executive at Kanal D, said to ttvnews.
Seher is a proud, traditional and conservative mother living with her 2 daughters, her son and her mother in law, in a small town in Antakya, a city south east of Turkey. All of her 3 children are the apples of her eyes, she loves and believes in them blindly. But her children have separate lives, dreams and ambitions which Seher doesn’t know yet.
Her family’s life changes dramatically when her mother in law makes a deal to sell one of her daughters to a wealthy man from her hometown, Agah Karaçay, who has a crippled nephew. She keeps the marriage with the cripple nephew as a secret and twits the story of this marriage to convience Seher to move to Istanbul as a family.
Seher and her family were obliged to move to Istanbul after their home was burnt down. Agah welcomes them in the mansion without knowing the Neriman’s twisted details about the marriage and a new encounter will be a test for each an every person in both families.