Akin Akinozu, famous for the popular Turkish drama series Hercai and Kaderimin Oyunu, has signed onto a new series set to air on TV8 in the fall season. The new drama series entitled “Tuzak” or “Trap” is written by Eylem Canpolat, known for Karadayi, Sefirin Kizi, Kara Para Ask and Gulperi among others, will begin filming in August for an October release.
The series includes Talat Bulut of Yasak Elma and Mahkum fame and İlayda Çevik of Bir Zamanlar Cukurova and will be produced by Acun Media in cooperation with Fabrika Yapım under the direction of Aytac Cicek known for such popular series as A Miracle, Erkenci Kus, and Kalp Atisi among others.
According to Turkish media, Tuzak is an action-filled suspense and revenge drama series wherein Akin Akinozu plays the role of a lawyer “Umut” to Talat Bulut’s role as a business man, “Aslan”. İlayda Çevik will play the role of Aslan’s lover “Luna”. And recent addition to the cast Riza Kocaolgu of Kuzey Guney, Icerde, and Cukur fame will play the role of “Guven”. The identity of the lead actress who will play the role of “Cicek” has not yet been clarified.
Check back for more information on this exciting new series!
Updated August 21, 2022
Turkish media reported that award-winning actor Yağız Can Konyalı (Ariza, Fatma, Erkek Severse) joined the cast of Tuzak in the role of Mete, younger brother to Guven who is played by Rıza Kocaoğlu. Also joining the cast is the talented actor Onur Durmaz, whose successful performance in the series Yargi won great acclaim. Durmaz will play the role of Ali, a young hacker.
Updated August 22, 2022
Turkish media journalist Birsen Altuntas reported that Bensu Soral (Icerde and Money Trap) has agreed in principle to the role of Çiçek in the series.
Updated August 31, 2022
In addition to the release of the series teaser poster which depicts a broken watch (belonging to Umut’s father) splattered with blood, three new additions to the cast of Tuzak were announced! Naz Goktan (Dogdun ev Kaderinder), Eylul Su Sapan (Istanbulu Gelin, Her Yerde Sen), and Emir Benderlioglu (Barbaros: Sword of the Mediterranean) are recent additions to an impressive cast.