Star Movies to feature 'Hard Target' on 8 April

Don't hunt what you can't kill… HARD TARGET

Get set for some hard-hitting action with Hard Target, starring Van Damme on Saturday, April 8th at 9 p.m. only on Star Movies

Mumbai, April 4, 2006… Star Movies knows what it takes to make a Saturday evening exciting - a movie that will keep you at the edge of your seat! Watch out for John Woo's Hard Target a slick action movie, laced with dark humor, packed with bone-crunching fights and blazing with spectacular firepower. Action movie lovers are in for a complete treat this Saturday night, April 8th at 9 p.m. only on Star Movies.

Chance Boudreaux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a tough, out of work seaman trying to find work in New Orleans, where troubles are growing higher every minute. The police are picketing and the law enforcement is at a minimum. Meanwhile, Natasha Binder (Yancy Butler) has come to the city in an attempt to find her father, who has not been heard from in some time. Natasha has been unaware that her father was homeless, and in a bleak attempt for money, became the prey in a human hunting "game". Natasha then hires Chance to protect her, as well as solve the mystery of who killed her father. But when Chance becomes involved in the hunting, as the prey, the risks have been doubled.

This action film is expertly directed by talented action film director, John Woo, who truly understands how to put an exciting, hard-hitting action movie together. He maintains his high standards and reputation with this effort, which grossed $74,189,677 at the worldwide box office.







So tune in to Hard Target and get set for some non-stop action and excitement this Saturday night, April 8th at 9 p.m. only on Star Movies.

About Star

STAR is a leading media and entertainment company in Asia. STAR broadcasts over 50 television services in nine languages to more than 300 million viewers across 53 Asian countries. STAR channels cover all genres including general entertainment (Star Plus, Xing Kong, Star Chinese Channel, Star One, Star Utsav, Star World, Vijay, Phoenix Chinese), sports (ESPN, Star Sports), movies (Star Chinese Movies, Star Gold, Star Movies), music (Channel [V]), and news and current affairs (Star News, Star Ananda, Phoenix InfoNews Channel). STAR controls over 20,000 hours of Indian and Chinese programming and also owns the world's largest contemporary Chinese film library, with more than 600 titles, featuring superstars including Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat and Bruce Lee. In partnership with leading companies in Asia, STAR businesses extend to filmed entertainment, television production, cable systems, direct-to-home services, terrestrial TV broadcasting, wireless and digital services. STAR is a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation.

For further information please contact:

In Mumbai

Zeenat Khan Shiraz Bhavnani / Aditi Chada

Asst. Vice President - Publicity Vaishnavi Corporate Communications

STAR (India) Ltd. Tel: 91-22-5656 8787

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