As the days grow shorter and the temperature cools down, Lionsgate Play has your back with an enticing array of content for a cozy September. Whether you’re in the mood for pulse-pounding suspense, thought-provoking drama, or side-splitting comedy, Lionsgate Play is your go-to destination for all your entertainment cravings this season. Mark your calendars, stock up on your favorite snacks, and get ready to immerse yourself in these captivating stories. Stay tuned for more updates!
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Starstruck S3 – Release Date: 1st September 2023
Prepare for a dose of refreshing and relatable romantic comedy with “Starstruck,” starring Kiwi comedian Rose Matafeo, who is also the show’s creator and co-writer. Set in London, the series follows a millennial juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward aftermath of a one-night stand. Things take an unexpected twist when she discovers her fling is actually a famous film star, adding a hilarious layer of chaos to her life.
Heels S2 – Release Date: 22nd September 2023
Dive into the intense rivalry between two brothers in the world of professional wrestling with “Heels.” Set in small-town Georgia, brothers Jack Spade (Stephen Amell) and Ace Spade (Alexander Ludwig) clash as Jack embraces the role of the villain, or “heel,” while Ace takes on the hero persona, known as the “face.” Their battle extends beyond the ring as they vie for control of their late father’s wrestling promotion, yearning for national recognition.
More Exciting Content this Month
The Swing of Things – Release Date: 1st September 2023
In the comedy film “The Swing of Things,” Tom (Chord Overstreet) and Laura Jane (Olivia Culpo) embark on their dream wedding, which takes an unexpected turn when bad weather diverts them to a swinger’s resort in Jamaica instead of their intended Bahamas destination. With friends, parents, and Laura’s overprotective brother in tow, the couple must navigate booze, weed, naked bodies, and even lusty dolphins on their way to the altar.
The Bank Job – Release Date: 8th September 2023
Based on the real-life 1971 burglary of Lloyds Bank safety deposit boxes, “The Bank Job” is a thrilling heist film starring action-hero Jason Statham and Saffron Burrows. Terry Leather, a London car dealer, is presented with a tempting offer by Martine, a former model from Terry’s old neighborhood. Martine proposes a plan to rob a bank on Baker Street, targeting a roomful of valuable safe deposit boxes filled with cash, jewelry, and potentially incriminating secrets. Terry must assemble a team of amateurs and overcome their limited experience to pull off this daring heist, all while facing powerful individuals with stakes in the bank’s vault.
Howards End – Release Date: 8th September 2023
Adapted from E.M. Forster’s acclaimed 1910 novel, “Howards End” is a captivating British-American television drama that explores the social and class divisions prevalent in early 20th century England. The story revolves around three families: the wealthy Wilcoxes, the gentle and idealistic Schlegels, and the lower-middle-class Basts. As their lives intersect, the series delves into the complexities and tensions arising from their disparate backgrounds. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Hayley Atwell, and Philippa Coulthard, “Howards End” offers a compelling portrayal of societal dynamics, personal relationships, and the pursuit of happiness in a rapidly changing era.
Mr. Robot – Release Date: 15th September 2023
Prepare for a gripping and psychologically intense journey with “Mr. Robot,” following Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a brilliant yet mentally unstable cybersecurity engineer and vigilante hacker. Battling social anxiety, dissociative identity disorder, depression, and drug addiction, Elliot finds solace in hacking people and exposing their secrets. His life takes a dramatic turn when he joins forces with the mysterious Mr. Robot and his hacktivist group, fsociety, in a mission to bring down the corrupt corporation he works for and erase all consumer debt.
Antebellum – Release Date: 29th September 2023
Don’t miss the thriller film “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe as Veronica Henley, a successful author transported back in time to a Southern slave plantation. Forced into a life of captivity and oppression, Veronica fights to escape the horrors of her new existence and unravel the mind-bending mystery behind her predicament before it’s too late.
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