May 2020

Welcome summer with OSN’s top content this June

Welcome summer with OSN’s top content this June

The new lineup combines a mix of must-watch movies and a pop-channel dedicated to Hollywood legend, Tom Cruise

Dubai, UAE – 18 May 2020: This June, OSN is bringing a host of new movies for the whole family to enjoy. From the critically acclaimed ‘Parasite’ and live-action adventure  ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’, to ‘Where’d You Go Bernadette’, based on the best-selling novel by Maria Semple and the Oscar nominated ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’, this lineup promises to keep viewers glued to their screens.

Leading the content on OSN Movies First next month is ‘Driven’, starring Jason Sudeikis, Lee Pace, Judy Greer and Corey Stoll. This intense thriller sees politics, big business and crime collide. Premiering on Thursday 4th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA,  this film is not to be missed.

Next up is Disney+ Original’s ‘Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made’ on Friday 5th June at 20:15 UAE / 19:15 KSA. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film follows the hilarious exploits of the quirky, deadpan hero, Timmy Failure, who, along with his 1,500-pound polar bear partner Total, operate a Portland detective agency. Starring Winslow Fegley, Ophelia Lovibond and Wallace Shawn, this film is perfect for younger members of the family.

This June, Disney fans can also enjoy ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ on Friday 5th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Starring Oscar winner, Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Harris Dickinson, the film sees Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora beginning to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. Having generated more that $491 million at box offices worldwide, this film is a must-see.

And for little ones, look no further than ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ airing on Friday 12th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. The movie follows Dora, a teenage explorer who leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Starring Isabela Merced, Eugenio Derbez and Michael Peña, this film is a must-watch for anyone who is a fan of the popular TV series.

June also sees OSN introducing Disney’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ as part of its new and exclusive content. Starring Colin Farrell, Miranda Raison and Oscar winner Judi Dench – the film follows a young criminal prodigy as he hunts down a secret society of fairies to find his missing father. Premiering on Saturday 13th June at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA, the movie will keep the whole family entertained.

And for those who love action movies, OSN will be airing ‘The Bouncer’ on Thursday 18th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA. The film sees a nightclub bouncer in his fifties struggle to raise his 8-year-old daughter. Featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sami Bouajila and Sveva Alviti, this film will leave anyone on the edge of their seat.

OSN also introduces ‘The House That Jack Built’ this June, starring Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz and Uma Thurman. The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of 12 years and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman. Premiering on Thursday 25th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA, this crime thriller is a must-watch.

Next up is the four-time Oscar winning film ‘Parasite’, a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. The film tells the story of a poor family, the Kims, who con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure. Premiering on Friday 19th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA, this film promises to live up to its standout reviews.

Also launching in June is the comedy drama ‘Where’d You Go Bernadette’ on Friday 26th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Starring Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup and Emma Nelson, the film follows a loving mum who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

In addition, Tom Cruise will be getting a dedicated pop-up channel on OSN which will run from Friday 19th June to Saturday 4th July. The 16-day mega marathon includes his best films, offering hours and hours of thrilling entertainment.

Finally, OSN will be hosting a two-day Disney Pixar Movies Marathon from Friday 12th June to Sunday 14th June on OSN Movies Disney. From ‘Toy Story 4’ and ‘Finding Nemo’, to ‘A Bug’s Life’ and ‘Inside Out’, this marathon promises to keep the whole family entertained.

Full June movie highlights on OSN Movies First:

  • Driven (2018) – Thursday 4th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
  • Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (2020) – Friday 5th June at 20:15 UAE / 19:15 KSA
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) – Friday 5th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) – Friday 12th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
  • Artemis Fowl (2020) – Saturday 13th June at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA
  • The Bouncer (2018) – Thursday 18th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
  • The House That Jack Built (2018) – Thursday 25th June at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
  • Parasite (2019) – Friday 19th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
  • Where’d You Go Bernadette (2019) – Friday 26th June at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA

Full Tom Cruise pop-up channel lineup:

  • Top Gun (1986)
  • Days of Thunder (1990)
  • Mission Impossible – Fallout (2018)
  • Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  • Cocktail (1988)
  • The Colour of Money (1986)

Full Disney Pixar Movies Marathon lineup on OSN Movies Disney:

  • Toy Story 4 (2019)
  • Incredibles 2 (2018)
  • Finding Nemo (2003)
  • Finding Dory (2016)
  • Cars (2006)
  • Cars 2 (2011)
  • Brave (2012)
  • Inside Out (2015)
  • A Bug’s Life (1998)
  • The Good Dinosaur (2015)
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