Dubai, UAE - Jul 16, 2020
OSN is bringing the biggest blockbuster movies to OSN Movies First this August. Customers can enjoy a summer filled with action and thrill-packed movies, as well as a dose of drama. And that’s not all, OSN also launched an Anime Special on OSN Action offering hours of entertainment from the popular Tokyo Ghoul, Saint Seiya and Kingdom series. Many of the upcoming titles will also be available on the OSN streaming app.
To kick start the month of August, OSN will be premiering ‘Harriet’
, starring Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, and Leslie Odom Jr. The film, nominated for two Oscars, tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's who escapes from slavery and her transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Set to air on Friday 7th
August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA, this film is a must-see.
From a galaxy far, far away, ‘Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker’
will be hitting TV screens Saturday 8th
August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. The latest and final installment in the reboot of the Star Wars saga sees the surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end. The film, was nominated for 3 Oscars and has an ensemble that includes Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver.
This August, ‘Killerman’
will also be coming to OSN, starring Liam Hemsworth, Emory Cohen and Diane Guerrero. The film sees two friends launder money in NYC before making a quick drug deal. However, things go terribly wrong as corrupt cops are involved. Airing on Thursday 13th
August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA this film is not to be missed.
And that’s not all, here come the ‘Men in Black’
on Friday 14th
August at 21:00 KSA/ 22:00 UAE. In this new adventure, the Men in Black tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organisation. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, and Kumail Nanjiani – this film lives up to the popular franchise.
Disney fans rejoice as ‘Disney’s Magic Camp’
premiers on Saturday 15th
August at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA. The Disney+ Original follows Andy, who, at the urging of his former mentor and Magic Camp owner Roy Preston, returns as a counselor to the camp of his youth hoping to reignite his career. Starring Gillian Jacobs, Rochelle Aytes, and Adam Devine, this film is perfect for the whole family.
The following week sees ‘Brightburn’
premier on Thursday 20th
August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA. The film follows a child who lands from another world to Earth and instead of becoming a hero to mankind, becomes something far more sinister. Staring Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, and Jackson A. Dunn, this film promises to leave viewers on the edge of their seat.
Next up is ‘Playing with Fire’
, a family fun comedy starring the WWE superstar John Cena with a crew of firefighters trying to rescue three rambunctious kids. The movie premiers on Friday 21st
August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA.
In addition, ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’
will be joining OSN’s new and exclusive lineup this summer after generating $1.13 billion in box offices worldwide. Following the events of Avengers:Endgame (2019), Spider Man played by Tom Holland, must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Premiering on Friday 28th August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA – this film is perfect for Marvel fans.
The Disney movie ‘The One and Only Ivan’
will be skipping cinema release and coming straight to OSN on Saturday 22nd
August at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA. The film follows a gorilla who tries to piece together his past with the help of an elephant named Stella as they hatch a plan to escape from captivity. Starring Bryan Cranston and Voiced by Angelina Jolie, Sam Rockwell, Helen Mirren, Danny DeVito, and PhillipaSoo – this film is a must-see.
is another thrilling experience that premieres Thursday 27th
August at 23:00 UAE/ 22:00 KSA. Starring Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, and Peter Mooney in a horror movie revolving around a mother who is concerned about her young son's disturbing and supernatural behavior.
And if this isn’t enough, next month also sees ‘Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe’
air on Saturday 29th August at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA. Voiced by Vincent Martella, Dee Bradley Baker, and Ashley Tisdale, the film follows the famed stepbrother inventors as they rescue their sister from an alien abduction.
And don’t miss out on the Anime Special
on OSN Action
continuing every Friday and Saturday at 21:00 UAE / 20:00 KSA. The special sees OSN dedicate two hours to Tokyo Ghoul season 1 and 2 and Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas season back to back. Friday August 14th
also sees the launch of a new anime series ‘Kingdom’
. The series follows the lives of two orphaned boys and their dream of escaping and proving themselves on the battlefield.
Full August movie highlights on OSN Movies First and
the OSN streaming app:
- Harriet (2019) – Friday 7th August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
- Star Wars: Episode IX -The Rise of Skywalker (2019) – Saturday 8th August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
- Killerman – Thursday 13th August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
- Disney’s Magic Camp (2020) – Saturday 15th August at 4:00 AM UAE/ 3:00 AM KSA on the OSN streaming app and 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA on linear
- Playing with Fire (2019) – Thursday 20th August on the OSN streaming app and Friday 21st August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA on linear
Full August movie highlights on OSN Movies First only
- Men in Black: International (2019) – Friday 14th August at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
- Brightburn (2019) – Thursday 20th August at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
- The One and Only Ivan – Saturday 22nd August at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA
- The Prodigy (2019) – Thursday 27th August at 23:00 UAE 22:00 KSA
- Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) – Friday 28th August at / 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
- Phineas and Ferbthe Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020) – Saturday 29th August at 20:00 UAE / 19:00 KSA
Full Anime Special lineup on OSN Action and
the OSN streaming app:
- Tokyo Ghoul (Season 1 and 2)
- Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (Season 1)
- Kingdom (Season 1 and 2)