HBO strikes trifecta with movie premieres in March

MUMBAI:The Home Box Office has never gotten bigger or more exciting. In March, HBO will premiere 3 new movies with digital contests and launch 2 programming slots featuring all-time favourite movies.

I, Frankenstein:

Adapted from Mary Shelly’s Book (Frankenstein’s Monster), directed by Stuart Beattlie & screenplay by Kevin Grevioux, the movie revolves around a war between two immortal races and focuses on evolution of Adam(Monster created by Dr. Frankenstein) to discover his inner humanity and the reason for his continued existence.The movie stars Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Bill Nighy (Naberius), amongst others.

HBO Mega Movie of the Month – I, Frankensteinpremieres on Sunday 15 March at 1 PM and 9 PM.

HBO will be promoting the movie by conducting a contest on its Twitter handle on 13 March 2015.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

The movie is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Chris Pine, Keira Knightley and Kevin Costner.Jack Ryan is a CIA agent leading a double-life. Caught between his tight-lipped handler, his in-the-dark fiancée and a brilliant Russian oligarch, Jack must confront a new reality where no one can seem to be trusted and the fate of the world’s security lies with him.

HBO Mega Action Movie of the Month – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit premieres on Sunday 22 March at 9 PM.

HBO Facebook fans can get a piece of the action by participating in the #CrackItWithJack contest between 18-22 March and solve puzzles and riddles to win exclusive movie merchandise.


After a tired day in office, there is no better stress-buster for a movie lover than a good blockbuster movie. The ‘Whazzup’ block will feature all-time favourites such asI Am Number 4, Step Up 3, Jack the Giant Slayer, etc. from Tuesday to Friday at 7 PM.

The best part about the stunt is that viewers will get to see a fresh film every single day at 7 PM with no repeats across the month.

Sunday Select:

Kick back on lazy Sunday afternoons with popcorn, cold drinks and catch up on the week’s best titles such as Inception, Sex & the City 2, Great Gatsby, Sabotageand many more onSunday Selectfrom 3 PM to 9 PM.

Additionally, HBO also premiered Escape Plan on 06 March at 9 PM.

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