Universal Studios wants to build Hollywood on the Bosporus
Apr07

Universal Studios wants to build Hollywood on the Bosporus

Major US motion picture group Universal Studios has unveiled big plans to build a film studio and possibly even a theme park in Istanbul similar to Hollywood’s film studios and theme parks. The announcement came during a press conference in Los Angeles, in which Economy Minister Zafer Cağlayan announced that Universal Studios “would like to install a facility similar to Hollywood’s film studios and theme parks in Turkey.” Just...

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The New Hollywood? Istanbul to Build Giant Movie Studio
Mar28

The New Hollywood? Istanbul to Build Giant Movie Studio

Istanbul is becoming a major destination for Hollywood movies, including “James Bond movie Skyfall” and Oscar-winning movie “Argo.” Over the years, Istanbul’s unique visual backdrop have been a favorite set location for international filmmakers. But while the city’s cultural and historical significance have long served as a backdrop for films, as well as TV adverts, Istanbul is now aiming to make a...

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