Hayreddin Barbarossa, also known as Hızır Hayrettin Pasha, and simply Hızır Reis, was an Ottoman corsair and later admiral of the Ottoman Navy. Barbarossa's naval victories secured Ottoman dominance over the Mediterranean during the mid-16th century.
The name of the new series of TRT is Barbaroslar Akdeniz'in Kılıcı (Barbaroslar Sword of the Mediterranean) The broadcast date of the series prepared by ES Film, directed by Doğan Ümit Karaca. In the series, Engin Altan Düzyatan plays Oruç Reise, while Ulaş Tuna Astepe plays Hızır. In the series, Yetkin Dikinciler, İshak and Caner Topçu give life to the character of İlyas.