Monday, October 29, 2018

Netflix Orders Six Episodes of Limited Series 'Ottoman Rising'

Netflix has today given a series order to the original limited series Ottoman Rising from executive producer Sarah Wetherbee. The six-episode season will likely debut in 2019.

The series will blend scripted and documentary elements to tell the epic story of Mehmed II, aka Mehmed the Conqueror. It chronicles his astonishing and fabled rise from 13-year-old child Sultan to toppling Constantinople and becoming the ruler of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century.

Wetherbee executive produces with Kelly McPherson and Emre Sahin. STXtv and Karga Seven Pictures will produce.