Australian star to command the ANZAC in Gallipoli
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
REUTERS photoWorld-renowned Australian actor Mel Gibson will star in Turkish director Serdar Akar’s new project “Çanakkale İçinde” (Within Çanakkale).
Akar is known for his TV series “Behzat Ç” and films “Kurtlar Vadisi Irak” (Valley of the Wolves: Iraq), “Barda” and “Dar Alanda Kıa Paslaşmalar” (Offside).
Gibson will play a British commander in the film about the Battle of Gallipoli. In 1981, Gibson also starred in another film about the battle called “Gallipoli.”
Other actors of Akar’s new film will be Erdal Beşikçioğlu, who is known for his role in the “Behzat Ç” series, and Yekin Dikiciler.
The film, which will bring audiences to 1915, centers on the heroism and dramas during the Battle of Gallipoli.