MANILA, 26 FEBRUARY 2020 – This March, in conjunction with International Women’s Day, enjoy a range of leading ladies in various genres of movies and series across WarnerMedia’s entertainment platforms – HBO GO, HBO, Warner TV, and catch new Korean movies on RED BY HBO.
Leading Ladies in March
Leading ladies on HBO GO and HBO this March include Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong’o as a mother who fights for her life against her doppelgänger in the American horror film US which premieres on 7 March at 8pm, and Evan Rachel Wood who stars as Dolores in the highly-anticipated HBO Original series Westworld, which returns for a third season same time as the U.S. on 16 March at 8am. A collection of movies with leading ladies will also be available on HBO GO in March. They include Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern in the biopic JT LeRoy; Sophia Lillis in the mystery comedy Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase; and Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna and Awkwafina in the heist comedy Oceans 8.
A ‘Women of Wonder’ stunt kicks off on Warner TV this March starting with the Hollywood blockbuster Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, which airs on 8 March at 8pm in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Other ‘Women of Wonder’ featured on Warner TV in March include Artemisia (played by Eva Green) the deadly Persian navy commander in 300: Rise of Empire which premieres on 15 March at 8pm; Patience Phillips (played by Halle Berry), a graphic designer by day and a crime-fighting vigilante by night in Catwoman which premieres on 22 March at 8pm; and behind every successful (super)man is a woman, in this case, Lois Lane (played by Amy Adams), the brilliant journalist and love interest of Clark Kent/Superman in Man of Steel which airs on 29 March at 8pm.
Not forgetting Korean drama enthusiasts, prepare yourselves for a haunting murder mystery in the tense South Korean thriller, The 12th Suspect, premiering on 13 March at 9pm on HBO GO and RED BY HBO.
Premieres on 7 March at 8pm on HBO GO and HBO.
From Academy Award® winning visionary Jordan Peele comes another original nightmare. Haunted by a traumatic experience from her childhood, a young woman and her family is forced into a fight for survival against terrifying and uncanny opponents: doppelgängers of themselves. Stars Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave’’), Winston Duke (‘’Black Panther’’), Elizabeth Moss and Tim Heidecker.
Premieres on 8 March at 8pm on Warner TV.
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, Princess of the Amazons. Trained to be an unconquerable warrior, her sheltered island home is threatened when an American pilot crashes on the shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home and chooses to fight alongside Man in a war to end all wars. Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston. David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen and Elena Anaya.
|The 12th Suspect
Premieres on 13 March at 9pm on HBO GO and RED BY HBO.
Set in a teahouse in post-war Seoul, the murder of a teahouse regular one cold autumn night draws the attention of a military inspector. Tensions linger, and the haunting silence of the artists and intellectuals who frequently gather there leave much to be desired. Stars Kim Sang-Kyung, Heo Sung-Tae, Kim Dong-Yong and Park Sun-Young.
|300: Rise of Empire
Premieres on 15 March at 8pm on Warner TV.
The Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge against Persia, pitting him against the massive invading Persian forces led by the mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey. Directed by Noam Murro, written and produced by Zach Snyder.
|Westworld Season 3Premieres same time as the U.S. on 16 March at 8am on HBO GO and HBO. The series encores the same day at 9pm on HBO.
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth, the show was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are also executive producers. Returning cast include Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright. Joining the cast this season are Aaron Paul and Vincent Cassel.
Premieres on 22 March at 8pm on Warner TV.
Patience Philips is dead – but more alive than ever. Murdered after she learns the secret behind a cosmetic firm’s anti-aging cream, she’s revived and empowered by mystical felines. Now she’s on the prowl for adventure and revenge. With catlike grace, a knack for landing on her feet, a passion for sushi and a loathing for dogs, Catwoman unsheathes action with attitude. Stars Academy Award® winner Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt and Sharon Stone.
|Man of Steel
Premieres on 29 March at 8pm on Warner TV.
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this world. He journeys to discover his origin and his purpose on Earth. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind – even if it means fighting against his own race. Directed by Zach Snyder, and stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni and Russell Crowe.
Channel numbers for your reference:
HBO – SkyCable: 54 (SD), 168 (HD), Cignal: 53 (SD), 210 (HD)
Warner TV – SkyCable: 34 (SD), 197 (HD), Cignal: 235 (HD)
RED BY HBO – SkyCable: 74, Cignal: 50
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