Kanal D has commissioned a Turkish version from Red Arrow-backed Karga Seven Pictures Turkey, sister company to the Booze Traveller and Hunting Hitler producer.
Known locally as Hekimoğlu, the series will star Turkish actor Timuçin Esen in the lead role of Ateş Hekimoğlu, which was originally played by Hugh Laurie. The cast also includes Okan Yalabık, Ebru Özkan, Kaan Yıldırım, Damla Colbay and Aytaç Şaşmaz.
The series is written by Banu Kiremitçi Bozkurt and directed by Hülya Gezer, with Karga Seven’s Ömer Özgüner and Ümmü Burhan serving as executive producers.
Karga Seven Pictures Turkey secured the rights to House M.D. from NBCUniversal International Formats. Universal Television produced the original series of House M.D. for Fox, which ran for eight seasons. The format has also been adapted in Russia.