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HBO Presents Supreme Action and Thrills this September with The Matrix Revolutions

26th August, 2005: HBO, the world’s leading movie channel serves up a delightful treat this September with a gigantic movie premiere on HBO The Big One and entertainment galore with HBO The Big Saturday, HBO Saturday Nights and HBO Original Series.

On September 9, at 9:00 p.m. viewers can catch the most awaited premiere of the month, The Matrix Revolutions on HBO The Big One. In the last of the Matrix trilogy the evil machines – the Sentinels begin their relentless attack on the underground city of Zion, where the last of humankind lives. Neo (Keanu Reeves) must now venture into The Matrix for the final deadly showdown with Agent Smith (Weaving) who will stop at nothing to see Neo dead and mankind annihilated. Don't miss the conclusion of the Wachowski Brothers' groundbreaking sci-fi box office hit.

Experience the slow build up of suspense in the scary supernatural thriller Ghost Ship on 24th September at 9 pm in HBO The Big Saturday. Led by Captain Sean Murphy (Gabriel Byrne) a sea salvage crew comes across a deserted luxury liner soon find themselves confronted with unimaginable terror from the spirits within in this spine chilling blockbuster.

HBO brings brand new hit TV series to India – Huff, starting September 12 after the 9 pm movie, starring Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria as a successful psychiatrist who re-evaluates his life after a tragedy occurs with one of his patients. His whole existence as a doctor, husband, father, son and brother – will go through a reawakening, and life will never be quite the same again for anyone.

Get your weekly dose of thrill and excitement with HBO Saturday Nights at 9 PM this September Watch Oscar winner Halle Berry in the suspense thriller Gothika on 3rd September. Also starring Robert Downey Jr. and Penelope Cruz, Gothika is the story of prison psychiatrist Miranda Grey (Berry) who finds herself locked up in the prison where she works, wrongly accused of murdering her husband. In the action thriller, The Missing on 10 September, the western frontier land suddenly turns into dangerous territory for Maggie Gilkeson (Cate Blancett), her lover (Brake Baldwin) and two daughters, Lilly and Dot. Enter The School of Rock on 17th September with Jack Black a broke rock wannabe taking a job as a 4th-grade substitute teacher to make ends meet discovers that his students have musical talent in this hilarious comedy.

There is more to come on Sunday nights as the ultra glam hotties, Carrie, Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte continue to live life New York style on the multi award winning HBO Original Series Sex and the City: Season 4.

HBO brings the best of Hollywood by premiering the top blockbuster movies on television first in South Asia through exclusive licensing deals with four major Hollywood studios – Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia/ TriStar), Universal and Warner Bros.

Prime time viewing on HBO includes HBO The Big One, a special television event that premieres a mega blockbuster movie, HBO Big Saturdays, showcases mega blockbusters that have generated huge worldwide box office receipts, HBO Saturday Nights, which premieres a new box office hit each week throughout the year; HBO Superstar Sunday, which showcases outstanding performances by Hollywood’s hottest stars in their most memorable roles. In addition, HBO features at least 3- 4 new movie showcases every month to offer viewers an interesting mix of Hollywood movies based on exciting themes.

For further information, please contact:

Aparna Arora, Communications HBO Asia Nimisha Bhargava, CMCG India

Tel: 011 – 51668405 Tel-fax: 022– 24450991-6

E-mail: arora_aparna@hboasia.com.sg Email:nimisha.bhargava@cmcgindia.com

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