MUMBAI: As India prepares to bid adieu to 2020, Sony Pix too has plans to end the year on a high with a special programming line-up through the month of December. In addition to the Indian television premiere of Yesterday and Last Christmas, there’s ‘Premieres 2020’; ‘Thank God it’s 2021’; ‘Christmas special’; ‘Superhero special’ and ‘The Rock for 2021’.
Starting off is the movie festival ‘Premieres 2020’ consisting of all the movies which premiered on Sony Pix through the year. Catch these movies every night at 9 pm from 5 December to 19 December and relive the premieres of How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World, Cold Pursuit, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Rampage, Mortal Engines and more.
There’s also the Indian television debut of Yesterday starring Himesh Patel. The movie celebrates the legacy of the Beatles and through the premiere of this movie, Sony Pix will pay tribute to 60 years of the band.
Then there’s the specially curated festival ‘Thank God it’s 2021’ from 21 December to 30 December, 7 pm onwards. The festival will celebrate the end of 2020 with 20 most viewed and loved titles of the year. This ten day movie festival includes blockbusters like Furious 7, King Kong, Jurassic World, The Mummy Returns, Godzilla and more.
Additionally, there’s the festive line-up ‘Christmas special’ on 25 December, 10 am onwards which will include movies like Dennis the Menace, Fantastic Beasts, Mr. Bean’s Holiday, How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World and the Indian television premiere of romantic comedy Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.
And finally, there’s the Superhero special on 31 December, 10 am onwards. This incredible line-up calls in the superhero movies like Hulk, The Incredible Hulk, Wonder Woman, Justice League, The Dark Knight, Hellboy 2 and more to end 2020 with a bang.
After an amazement-packed 2020, the start of 2021 also has to be special and hence Sony Pix will have ‘The Rock for 2021’ programming special to kickstart the new year. This line-up will include a Dwayne Johnson Pixathon including movies like Journey 2: The Msyterious Island, Rampage, Central Intelligence, Furious 7 and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw on 1 January, 12 pm onwards.
Sony Pictures Networks India English cluster business head Tushar Shah said, “2020 was an exciting year with many new programming line-ups and blockbuster premieres. We are grateful for the support of the fans and are ecstatic to start the New Year with a rocking line-up. Sony Pix has and will continue to showcase the best of Hollywood blockbusters and keep the amazement quotient high for the fans.”