The UFO cast features Ipek Filiz Yazici, Mert Ramazan Demir and Ferit Aktug. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Onur Bilgetay’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
UFO follows a group of teenagers in southern Turkey. A young woman named Deniz plans to leave Adana to attend college in Istanbul, but her plans change when she meets a recently discharged soldier, Ese, who runs with a local biking crew. Despite the protagonists’ different backgrounds, they form a passionate bond while preparing for a big race. Here’s every main performer and character in UFO.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘The Bubble’
UFO Cast: Ipek Filiz Yazici as Deniz
Character Profile: An Adana teenager who dreams of UFOs. She’s a talented songstress who prepares for college. Deniz escapes her parents’ fighting by hanging out with her new boyfriend, Ese.
Yazici’s Resume: Tugba Ates in Kayitdisi (2017), Ceyda in Don’t Let Go of My Hand (2018-19), Isik in Love 101 (2020-21), Gökçe Karatan in Yeni Hayat (2020)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘All Hail’
UFO Cast: Mert Ramazan Demir as Ese
Character Profile: A biker who gets discharged from the military. He reunites with his old crew and prepares for a regional competition. Ese was raised by a group of women who found him in the street as a young boy.
Demir’s Resume: Cem in Çiplak (2020), Ates in The Teacher (2020), Ayhan in Olum Zamani (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2
UFO Cast: Ferit Aktug as Tike
Character Profile: A race-booker for Kartal Motor. He is known as “El Patron” and talks about his glory days. Tike is a gambler who doesn’t like any riff-raff in the shop.
Aktug’s Resume: Policeman in Everything about Mustafa (2004), Genco in Kördügüm (2016), Taylan in Ufak Tefek Cinayetler (2017-18), Ridvan Merinos in Pilav Üstü Ask (2021), Bora in The Ambassador’s Daughter (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘In Good Hands’
UFO Cast: Kerem Alp Kabul as Gökhan
Character Profile: A Kartal Motor employee. He describes himself as “The King of the Parts” and sells drugs on the side. Gökhan’s behavior causes problems for Deniz and Ese.
Kabul’s Resume: Cevdet Yegen 1 in Noah Land (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Rescued by Ruby’
UFO Cast: Mekin Sezer as Cenk
Character Profile: Deniz’s elitist friend. He attends a private school and plans to be a lawyer. Cenk views the Kartal Motor group as “organized criminals.”
Sezer’s Resume: Uzay in Özgür Dünya (2019), Mithat in Brother in Love (2019), Yavuz in Eltilerin Savasi (2020), Kutlucan in Dünya Hali (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Voice Cast: ‘Human Resources’
UFO Cast: Enes Küllahçi as Kadir
Character Profile: A Kartal Motor repairman. He offers advice in the shop and strategizes for a regional tournament. Kadir maintains a low profile.
Küllahçi’s Resume: Berk in Grudge (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Black Crab’
UFO Cast: Nilsu Yilmaz as Beren
Character Profile: Deniz’s best friend. She gets accepted into a film school program. Beren parties with Deniz and flirts with Gökhan.
Yilmaz’s Resume: Dilruba in Payitaht Abdülhamid (2019-20), Ayla in Ask Tesadüfleri Sever 2 (2020), Melek in Kirmizi Oda (2020), Cemile Akgun in Kardeslerim (2021-22)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘The Invisible Thread’
The UFO cast also includes Elif Cakman (The Antenna, Kardes Çocuklari), Cemile Çigdem Canyurt (Money Trap, Çok Güzel Hareketler 2.Kusak), Eda Akalin (Keske Hiç Büyümeseydik, Masallardan Geriye Kalan), Ilker Aksum (Küçük Kiyamet, Miracle in Cell No. 7) and Dolunay Soysert (Mavi Gözlü Dev, Kayip).
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