Creator Ece Showrunner Irma Correa Spanish Adaptation Banned Netflix Turkish Original If Only EXCLUSIVE. Rather than capitulate to the sensed demand of Turkish authorities to excise this character, Netflix

[ Creator Ece Y’ren’, Showrunner Irma Correa on the Spanish Adaptation of Banned Netflix Turkish Original ‘If Only’ (EXCLUSIVE) ]
Netflix cancelled production on Turkish series ‘If Only’ after Erdogan refused to grant it a shoot permit on the eve of it going into production.

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The bone of contention, the original series’ creator and screenwriter Ece Y’ren’ told the Financial Times, was the presence in the screenplay of a character who was gay. Rather than capitulate to the sensed demand of Turkish authorities to excise this character, Netflix and Y’ren’ took the joint decision to cancel the shoot.

On Thursday, nine months after the’ cancelation, Netflix Spain announced a Spanish adaptation of ‘If Only,’ ‘Si lo hubiera sabido,’ written by Spain’s Irma Correa, who has already helped adapt Y’ren’s ‘Fatmagul‘ as Spanish TV series ‘Alba,’ produced by Boomerang for Atresmedia.

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Date: 2021-04-15 03:45:36
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Creator Ece Y’ren’, Showrunner Irma Correa on the Spanish Adaptation of Cancelled Netflix Turkish Original ‘If Only’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Once more produced by Boomerang, the Spanish adaptation of Y’ren’s original Turkish screenplay for ‘If Only’ will star Megan Montaner, fast becoming a major star in Spain after playing the lead female roles as a no-nonsense cop in ‘The Hunt. Monteperdido’ for public broadcaster RTVE and a veterinarian combatting the forces of hell in Alex de la Iglesia’s ’30 Coins,’ a banner HBO Espa’a title.

What was striking about the interview was the joint creative excitement of Ece and Irma and a new sense of nationality emerging in a more globalized world.

These are two creators based out of different countries writing from but no longer totally in the countries, contributing to a universal dialog which is developing fast on how women can live their lives better, or at least try to.

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