Antena 3 premieres next Monday what will be its big bet for the afternoons, Tierra Amarga, a turkish fiction blockbuster that has become one of the great phenomena of recent television and that has already triumphed in more than 30 countries around the world.
Created by Yıldız Tunç and titled Bir Zamanlar Çukurova in its original version, the series tells the tragic love story of its protagonists, Züleyha (Hilal Altınbilek) and Yilmaz (Uğur Güneş), a young couple who live happily and quietly in the Istanbul of the 70s until an attempted sexual abuse and a crime will destroy their lives forever, moving the story to the fertile lands of Adana in Çukurova, where the protagonists flee to hide.
There, the characters will face numerous problems that will test their unconditional love. The series is enjoying great expectations thanks to its success internationally, especially for its careful scene and great attention to detail to immerse viewers in such a turbulent time.
This new bet, which has three seasons and began broadcasting in 2018, promises to become a new success for Antena 3, and as has happened in previous programs of Turkish origin, its protagonists begin to arouse the curiosity of viewers in Spain. In this case, the one that is attracting the most attention is the actress Hilal Altınbilek, a real sensation in her native country, where the local media have already dubbed her the “Turkish Angelina Jolie” for her incredible physical resemblance to the American actress.
The actress can boast of being one of the most followed women in her country, and with more than a million followers on her account of Instagram, it seems that it is here to stay. Her intense green eyes and exotic features don’t go unnoticed, and like Angelina Jolie, she seems to have a natural talent for seducing the camera.
The Ottoman actress is aware of these comments about her striking physical resemblance, and confessed in an interview with Gazeta Vatan feel a real “honor” to be compared to Angelina Jolie.
Among others, Hilal Altınbilek has managed to gain a foothold among the Turkish public thanks to her role as a supporting actress in productions such as Hayatimin Aski (2016), Karagül (2013) or Derin Sular (2011), to which it is added Bitter Land as his latest work, which has made him a star internationally.
Tierra Amarga will be broadcast from Monday to Friday at 17:30 hours on Antena 3, replacing Now I Fall!.