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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Top 10 Movies Filmed in Istanbul
May05

Top 10 Movies Filmed in Istanbul

Istanbul, a city spanning two continents and the site of many civilizations throughout history, also draws attention as a unique visual backdrop for international filmmakers thanks to its cultural and historical significance. Istanbul, which has recently been hosting the James Bond film crew in its historical neighborhoods, has long been a popular destination for international filmmakers due to its many cultural and historical venues....

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Istanbul attracting filmmakers
Feb02

Istanbul attracting filmmakers

Istanbul looks to become a hub for TV series, film, documentary and commercial shoots. The city is like an open plateau with its cultural heritage sites. Istanbul became the setting for filming many series, documentaries, commercials and movies during the past two years. The city boasted a total of 1,600 shoots for television series, films, documentaries and commercials in 2010 and 2011. Istanbul is like an open air plateau, according...

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Jolie and Brosnan having an affair in Istanbul
Jun28

Jolie and Brosnan having an affair in Istanbul

Angelina Jolie to co-star with, Pierce Brosnan, in “The Topkapi Affair”

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