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Action packed Friday nights on Star Movies this April

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MUMBAI: With Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, Friday nights are going to get action packed week after week during this April with Star Movie's Friday Night Premiere.

 

After the Oscar Fever and Made in India festivals, Star Movies is all set to take its viewers on a roller coaster ride this April with the premier of the latest award winning and box office hits like- The Pianist, Road to Perdition, The Ring, Jeepers Creepers and Bullet-proof Monk.



With some of the best performances by some of Hollywood's great stars, the premiere is kick starting with The Pianist, on Friday 2 April at 9.00 pm. The film is an adaptation of the autobiography of Wladyslaw Szpilman, the renowned Polish composer and pianist, was made by the acclaimed director Roman Polanski and was the winner of three Oscars.



The next blockbuster on the track is Road to Perdition to be aired on 9 April, starring two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks along with Paul Newman and Jude Law. Directed by Oscar winning director of American Beauty Sam Mendes, the film is set in the depression-era Chicago where hit man Michael O'Sullivan (Tom Hanks) is known to his friends and enemies alike as the 'Angel of Death', a person who is uncompromising in his work but at the same time devoted to his private life. But when these two worlds collide, taking the lives of his wife and his younger son, O'Sullivan embarks on a startling journey of revenge.



The next on 16 April at 9.00 pm is The Ring, a suspense thriller starring Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson, the lead actor of Gurinder Chadha's forthcoming Bride & Prejudice. Directed by Gore Verbinski, this film is a remake of one of Japan's biggest box office hits.



That's not all. Another film in the horror-suspense genre Jeepers Creepers awaits on 23 April. The film is about a group of unsuspecting teens from college across the US, encounters a supernatural creature, hell bent on killing them. In their attempt to escape, this fast paced thriller fills one with heart-stopping jolts and mind-bending twists.



The month ends with the action packed Bulletproof Monk starring Chow Yun-Fat and Seann William Scott to be aired on 30 April. The story is about a mysterious monk who has for 60 years protected an ancient scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. But when a streetwise punk saves him from capture, the monk thinks that he has found a replacement protector for the scroll.

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