Turkish original TV series “The Protector” is coming back to Netflix with season 3 on March 6. Starring Çağatay Ulusoy, the first two seasons of the series have already received good reviews, particularly for the writing of the characters that manages to tell an engaging story.
The 10-episode long season 1 (started streaming on Netflix on December 14, 2018) follows the key character Hakan Demir, an Istanbul shopkeeper, who after his adoptive father is killed, discovers his connection to an ancient order that is to protect the lives of the people and the city.
As the story progresses, Hakan embraces his family’s legacy as ‘The Protector’ in killing the Immortal and prevent the destruction of the city. In Season 2 of “The Protector”, we see him facing formidable odds against the resurgent Immortals, as he is helped by members of the secret order of the Loyal Ones. Together they strive to forestall sinister plans to destroy the city — and all humans.
In “The Protector” Season 3, the stakes are higher, the danger is bigger, but the past can save them from present dangers.
What’s in ‘The Protector’ Season 3
In season 3, Hakan enters a fierce battle to save Istanbul from returning to hell by his brother, who carries the blood of “The Protector”. While the city suffers from a fatal virus, Faysal and Ruya are getting closer to their evil plans.
Hakan must reach Nisan (Funda Eryiğit) to find an antidote and on this path, Burak (Taner Ölmez) joins Hakan on this adventure to save the citizens of the city.
Trying to survive against all this, Hakan must also find Vezir, the infamous immortal, the rebel, who is getting ready to conquer Istanbul with a fury of six hundred years. The history of Hakan’s ancestors sheds a light to his battle today and he gets ready for his journey between the past and the present.
Based on ‘Karakalem ve Bir Delikanlının Tuhaf Hikayesi’ by Nilüfer İpek Gökdel and created by Binnur Karaevli, “The Protector” has been directed by Can Evrenol, Umut Aral and Gönenç Uyanık.
Starring Cagatay Ulusoy, the 10-episode long fantasy series also stars Hazar Erguclu, Funda Eryigit, Taner Olmez, Okan Yalabik, Bige Onal, and Burcin Terzioglu.
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Created by Binnur Karaevli
Based on Karakalem ve Bir Delikanlının Tuhaf Hikayesi by Nilüfer İpek Gökdel
Release Date: March 6, 2020, on Netflix