Kurt Seyit bring further success for Eccho Rights
Eccho Rights announces four further deals on the epic Turkish drama Kurt Seyit.
The most recent broadcasters to sign up for the show are Domashny/CTC in Russia, B92 in Serbia, Klan TV in Albania and PRVA M in Montenegro.? In addition, Eccho Rights is in advanced negotiations with a large number of new clients in Europe and Asia as well as the Americas. These recent deals take the number of countries airing Kurt Seyit to over 40.
This week sees the second season of the series premiering in Turkey with new star cast-members and a new brand, "Kurt Seyit & Sura Istanbul". The series has also made its first run with with great success on MBC in the Middle East.
Fredrik af Malmborg, managing director at Eccho Rights, said, “Kurt Seyit is an epic story that is beautifully shot. The show is already captivating audiences across the Middle East and we expect it to do the same in these new territories.
"People are talking about Turkish drama having its day but we still believe that the genre is making some of the best drama products on the market today."
Kurt Seyit comes from Ay Yapim and is a true love story based on a bestselling novel. Starring Kivanc Tatlitug and Farah Zeynep Abdullah, the series tells the story of the dashing, womanizing Lieutenant Kurt Seyit - the first son of a rich Crimean landowner of Turkish origin - who falls in love with Sura - the beautiful daughter of a noble Russian family. But Seyit's father has always insisted that his heir should marry a Turkish woman so their love faces many obstacles.