After the release of the first 8 episodes on March 3, the series received positive feedback from many people. It was on the most-watched list of Netflix Turkey for 1 month. The fans of the series have been curious if there will be a second season. When will it be released? Who will be in the cast and what will happen in the second season? We have searched all the details about the Midnight at the Pera Palace. Here are the details…
Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul is Turkish historical drama tv series. It was released on March 3, 2022, on Netflix. The first season of Midnight at the Pera Palace consists of 8 episodes. The series was directed by the famous Turkish director, Emre Sahin. Selahattin Pasali as Halit, Tansu Bicer as Ahmet, and Hazal Kaya as Esra share the leading role in the series.
The series was inspired by a historical non-fiction book called Midnight at the Pera Palace written by Charles King. The story begins with a young journalist Esra who wants to write an article about the upcoming 130th anniversary of the Pera Palace Hotel. She goes to the Pera Palace hotel to gather information for her article. Tansu Bicer who is the manager of the hotel welcomes Esra and shows her around and talks about the history of the hotel.
Ahmet invites Esra to stay at the hotel due to the bad weather conditions. In the middle of the night, Esra accidentally opens a secret door at the hotel and travels to the past. She finds herself in the year 1919.
During those days, Turkey was undergoing difficult times after the end of the First World War. Esra realizes that she must stop a plot that changes the fate of modern Turkey. Esra tries to find a way to stop the assassination attempt on Mustafa Kemal who is the founding father of the Republic of Turkey. She works together with Ahmet,
Netflix has not made an official announcement about the second season but it looks like there will be a second season. On the other hand, the final episode of the first season was not clear and there was no satisfying conclusion.
According to the rumors on local media, the cast of the series getting ready for the new episodes. If there will be no surprise, the second season of Midnight at the Pera Palace is expected to be released in the second quarter of 2023.