HBO plans multi-genre movie showcase for June

HBO will introduce a list of multi-genre movies for its viewers in the month of June. The list includes 30 Hollywood movies.

The different slots that HBO will present are ‘Summer of 60 Nights’, ‘Blockbuster of the month’, ‘HBO See It First’, ‘HBO Sunday Super Hits’, ‘Daddy in Control’, ‘Entrapment’ and ‘HBO Friday Blockbusters’.

HBO will showcase Hollywood blockbusters across genres every late night in ‘Summer of 60 Nights’. HBO’s ‘Blockbuster of the month’ which will feature comedy movies will begin with Mr. Bean’s Holiday starring Rowan Atkinson as Mr Bean.

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The month’s premiere line will be programmed through ‘HBO See It First’ on every Saturday. The premiere special will include movies like Blood Diamond starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou and Michael Sheen; Adam Sandler and Liv Tyler starrer Reign Over Me; the animated film Over the Hedge which features the voices of Bruce Willis and Garry Shandling; and Blades of Glory starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder.

The programming list will also include ‘HBO Sunday Super Hits’ which will showcase Hollywood hits every Sunday night. The hits’ list will include Blankman starring Damon Wayans and Mars Attacks starring Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close and Pierce Brosnan. Tom Hanks and Sally Field starrer Forrest Gump and followed by action adventure Zathura: A Space Adventure starring Tim Robbins. A romantic film, My Best Friend’s Wedding starring Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett and Dermot Mulroney will complete the entourage.

HBO this year will also dedicate a time slot especially for fathers called ‘Daddy in Control’. The special time slot will feature films on Sunday and will include RV, Firewall, Look Who’s Talking Too and Analyze This.

And in ‘Entrapment’ HBO will showcase four action flicks every Thursaday. Entrapment will feature Snakes on a Plane followed by The Perfect Storm, Poseidon and The Hunt for Red October.

Moreover HBO will be showcasing a series of famous Hollywood blockbusters on ‘HBO Friday Blockbusters’. The line up will feature the musical animation Happy Feet featuring the voices of Robin Williams, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, followed by the action adventure thriller Mission Impossible III starring Tom Cruise and Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Ghost Rider starring Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendes.


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