The movie called "Famine" (Kitlik) is about the Ottoman Empire's help which was sent to Ireland by ships.
"The film will be directed by James Cameron and shootings will take place in Turkey and Ireland. Alongside world-famous actresses and actors, Turkish stars will be in front of the camera as well.
The 50 million USD budgeted film is expected to be screened in 2013.
Scriptwriter and the project manager of "Famine", Omer Sarikaya told AA that they signed the initial agreement with the Independent Film Development Corporation (IFDC), and they will start filming in October.
Sarikaya added that as well as world-famous Saoirse Ronan, Sean Bean, Colin Farrell, successful Turkish actors Burak Ozcivit and Kenan Imirzalioglu will be acting in the "Famine" too. He also stated that the "Famine" will be 'more effective than Titanic' and said that Turkish sailor Fatih and Irish Mary's love story will be told in the film. ........."