ENJOY SATURDAY’S WITH HBO MOVIES – JUNE PREMIERES IN THE CARIBBEAN

Posted on 2014-05-14

Miami, FL – June 4, 2014 – HBO’s Emmy®-nominated original comedy series Veep will conclude its third season with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, June 8th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United

Miami, FL – May 14, 2014 – HBO Latin America announced the debut of four movie hits on its Caribbean lineup premiering every Saturday in June at 21:00hrs AST*.

42: THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (Saturday June 7, 21:00hrs AST*) is the life story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman), a legendary baseball player who in 1946 broke the racial barriers after signing a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). The movie counts with executive direction of Brian Helgeland.

The successful comedy SMURFS 2 (Saturday June 14, 21:00hrs AST*) returns, and this time the evil Gargamel creates a couple of revolting creatures, a copy of The Smurfs called the Naughties, hoping this would allow him to take advantage of his secret and powerful potion. When he discovers that only one real Smurf can give him what he wants, Gargamel decides to kidnap Smurfette and take her to Paris. Papa Smurf (voice of Jonathan Winters), Clumsy, Grouchy and Vanity have the responsibility of rescuing her. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Katy Perry, Jayma Mayes and Hank Azaria among others, The Smurfs counts with executive direction from Raja Gosnell.

THIS IS THE END (Saturday June 21, 21:00hrs AST*) is a comedy action film that follows six friends that are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastatethe city of Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendship inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and true meaning of friendship and redemption. Among the cast of the film star James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson and Emma Watson.

Lastly on this month’s movie lineup is the American war film RED TAILS (Saturday June 28, 21:00hrs AST*), which takes place in Italy during World War II. A brave crew of African American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the middle of the war, while they still face discrimination on the ground. Directed by Anthony Hemingway, RED TAILS stars Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.

 

*Atlantic Standard Time. Consult with your cable operator and/or www.hbomax.tv for local transmission times and additional information.

 

About HBO Latin America

HBO Latin America is the premium television network leader that, in addition to being recognized for the quality and diversity of its original programming, films and documentaries, also provides services with the highest technology in SD and HD formats in more than 24 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean through its channels HBO, HBO2, HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, HBO Caribbean, HBO On Demand, HBO GO, Cinemax, MAX, MAX Prime, MAX HD and MAX Caribbean.

Press Contacts

HBO Latin America
Melody Regalado
Tel: +1 (305) 648-8114
mregalado@hbo-la.com

Burson-Marsteller
Daniela Morgenstern
Tel: +1 (305) 347-4388
daniela.morgenstern@bm.com