Persona is an Ay Yapim production and its first season was delivered to Puhu TV, the second season will be for Gain.

Beta Film announced during Miptv that the acclaimed crime series Persona, starring international Emmy® winner Haluk Bilginer, is returning with a second season. The series which is an Ay Yapim production has been successfully sold throughout Europe, the United States, Canada and Japan.

They also announced that production is underway on a French adaptation: Mémoire Vive, a series that will star internationally acclaimed actress Clémentine Célarié (Six Women, Betty Blue, Two is a Family), who plays Esther Lefevre, the reinterpreted female lead.

Produced by CaltSTUDIO for M6, Mémoire Vive is written by Laurent Burtin (Astrid: Murder in Paris), Anne-Gaëlle Daval (Ladies) and Hélène Lombard (Call my agent!). The series will be directed by Arnaud Malherbe (Moloch, Chefs, Rictus), while shooting is scheduled for the first half of 2024.

Haluk Bilginer, the renowned Turkish star, has been awarded the International Emmy® Award for his portrayal of the anti-hero Agâh from Persona in 2019. In the second season, Agâh, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, recovers his memories piece by piece when his daughter takes care of him. And as Agâh searches for a way to manage his newfound freedom, he doesn’t yet realize that he has earned some powerful enemies who crave revenge.