Netflix Creature release date, cast, synopsis, teaser, and more

Creature Production StillImage Courtesy Netflix
Creature Production StillImage Courtesy Netflix /

October is looking to be a great month for Netflix! We have the horror series The Fall of the House of Usher, and now the fantasy drama series Creature. If you’re looking forward to watching Creature on Netflix, you must continue reading because we created a guide of all there is to know about the new show to share with you.

Creature, also known as Yaratilan, is an upcoming Turkish Netflix original series created, written, and directed by Çağan Irmak. Additionally, O3 Medya produced the series with Saner Ayar, Ayse Durmaz, Cengiz Çagatay, and Mine Yilmaz signed on as executive producers.

Here’s everything else you need to know about Creature on Netflix!

Netflix Creature release date

You can expect the complete first season of the fantasy drama series to land on Netflix on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET. Also, if you’re in the Central time zone, you’re looking at a release time of 2:00 a.m. CT on Oct. 20.

Is Creature on Netflix a limited series?

Yes, Creature has been billed as a limited series. This means we most likely won’t see a second season of the show in the future.

How many episodes are in Creature on Netflix?

There are a total of eight episodes in the first season. However, the runtimes for each episode are unknown at the moment.

Is Creature on Netflix based on a book?

Yes, the fantasy drama is based on a book. It’s based on English author Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein.

Netflix Creature cast

Turkish actor Taner Ölmez stars in the leading role as Ziya, a young medical student who dreams of one day finding the cure to infectious diseases. You might’ve previously watched Ölmez in the Turkish TV shows KapaliçarsiIstanbul’un AltinlariKayip SehirEbb and TideThe Magnificent Century: KosemA Miracle and Alef.

Talented Turkish actor Erkan Kolçak Köstendil plays the role of İhsan, a medical doctor who ends up conducting a forbidden experiment with Ziya. He’s known for his previous roles in the Turkish TV shows BanditsThe Magnificent Century: Kosem and Familya. He also starred in the Turkish films Kara BelaHeartsongBandirma Füze Kulübü and The Garage.

Here’s the rest of the cast and who they portray:

  • Engin Benli as Muzaffer
  • Şifanur Gül as Asiye
  • Bülent Şakrak as Ömer Kaptan
  • Sema Çeyrekbaşı as Hüsniye Nine
  • Devrim Yakut as Ofelya
  • Şahsuvar Aktaş as Hamdi
  • Durul Bazan as Vasili
  • Macit Koper as Süleyman
  • Ekremcan Arslandag as Yunus
  • Ümmü Putgül as Gülfem
  • Şennur Nogaylar as Seher Nine
  • Burcu Soyler as Esma

Netflix Creature synopsis: What is Creature about on Netflix?

Here’s the official synopsis via Netflix Media Center:

"Creature, an epic story that takes place in the final era of the Ottoman Empire dwells on one of the most fundamental questions of mankind, “death and afterlife”. Ziya, an adventurous, rebellious, thriving and smart, young medical student has the insatiable desire to become an excellent physician and to find cure to infectious diseases. Ziya’s path crosses with Ihsan, a fellow medical doctor, balancing the fine line between genius and insanity. He is the only person who truly understands Ziya’s ambitions. However these two estranged, wounded souls will pay the price for the forbidden experiment they were brave enough to conduct. The ancient encryption they have tried to decrypt could let all hell break loose."

Netflix Creature photos

Take a look at these official production stills from the upcoming series.

Creature. ŞİFANUR GÜL as Asiye in Creature. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /
Creature. (L to R) ŞİFANUR GÜL as Asiye, Taner Ölmez as Ziya in Creature. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /
Creature. (L to R) Taner Ölmez as Ziya, Erkan Kolçak Köstendil as İhsan in Creature. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /
Creature. Erkan Kolçak Köstendil as İhsan in Creature. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /
Creature. Taner Ölmez as Ziya in Creature. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

Netflix Creature teaser

On Sept. 7, Netflix dropped the exciting official trailer. Check it out right below.

Stay tuned to Netflix Life because we’ll be sharing the official trailer for the fantasy drama series once Netflix drops it.

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