As the chill of December sets in, it’s the perfect time to get cozy with a hot cup of cocoa and immerse yourself in the world of cinematic magic. Be it a quick reprieve from the whirlwind of holiday preparations or a well-deserved break during your vacation, your screen time should be filled with nothing but excellent stories and captivating performances. With its carefully curated lineup of titles, Lionsgate Play will have you spoiled for choice this month.
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Paradise Highway – Release Date: 1st December 2023
In this gripping drama-thriller, truck driver Sally (Juliette Binoche) finds herself entangled in a dangerous game. Forced to smuggle illegal cargo to secure her brother’s freedom from a deadly prison gang, Sally’s life takes a treacherous turn when she discovers that her final package is a teenage girl. With FBI agents closing in on her every move, Sally must confront her own conscience and navigate a perilous path to protect those she cares about. With a stellar cast including Frank Grillo, Morgan Freeman, and Cameron Monaghan, Paradise Highway promises to deliver heart-pounding suspense and emotional depth.
Spencer – Release Date: 15th December 2023
Kristen Stewart takes on the formidable role of Diana Spencer, the beloved Princess of Wales in this critically acclaimed biographical drama. Set during her Christmas holidays with the Royal Family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana grapples with her own mental health struggles. Amidst the opulence and traditions of the royal household, she reaches a pivotal decision to end her tumultuous decade-long marriage to Prince Charles. Featuring Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins, and Stella Gonet, Spencer offers an intimate and compelling portrayal of one of the most iconic figures of our time.
The Curse (Episode 1 to 8) – Release Date: 29th December 2023
In the genre-bending comedy series The Curse, Emma Stone and Nathan Fielder star as a newly married couple trying to conceive a child while co-starring on their home improvement HGTV show. However, their journey is complicated by an alleged curse that disrupts their relationship. As they struggle to balance their personal and professional lives, the curse starts to disrupt their relationship and tests their resilience.
More exciting content this month
Train to Busan 2: Peninsula – Release Date: 8th December 2023
This highly anticipated sequel is a must-watch for zombie film fanatics. Gang Dong-won takes the lead as Jung Seok, a former soldier on a daring mission. Joined by his teammates, Jung Seok embarks on a harrowing journey through the post-apocalyptic wastelands of the Korean peninsula. Their objective? To battle hordes of relentless zombies that have infested the desolate landscape.
Six Minutes to Midnight – Release Date: 22nd December 2023
It is August 15, 1939, just 17 days before the outbreak of WWII. An English teacher has mysteriously disappeared from a coastal boarding school, along with 20 German teenage girls. As tensions rise, government agent Miller (Eddie Izzard) steps in as the replacement teacher, tasked with uncovering the truth behind their disappearance. With the talented Judi Dench and Maria Dragus joining the cast, this gripping drama-thriller delves into the secrets and intrigue of a world on the brink of chaos.
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