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Wednesday, June 10, 2020


(Left: Angelina Jolie appears in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”)

DStv has a packed programme for the coming week. Highlights include: 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil on Sunday June 14 on M-Net (101) at 20h05. Angelina Jolie returns for this fantasy sequel as she and her goddaughter Aurora face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and its magical creatures. Also starring Elle Fanning.

Identity Theft of a Cheerleader on Saturday June 13 on Lifetime (131) at 19h20. The thriller is based on the true story of an unstable woman, Wendy Brown who, at aged 33, stole her daughter's identity and went to high school to live out her lifelong dream of becoming a high school cheerleader. Starring Maiara Walsh, Karis Cameron, Jesse Irving, Naika Toussaint, Chiara Guzzo and Matty Finochio.

(Right: Bruce Willis appears in “Die Hard 4”) 

Die Hard 4 on Sunday June 14 on Mzanzi Magic (161) at 20h00. It's pure, unadulterated action when Bruce Willis returns as Detective John McClane. Together with a young hacker, and plenty of stunts, he must bring down a ruthless cyber-terrorist. Also starring Justin Long.

Fruitvale Station from Thursday June 11 on Showmax (movie: indie drama). From director Ryan Coogler who brought us memorable films like Black Panther and Creed, the heart-wrenching true story of Oscar Grant is told in this award-winning film. On New Years' Day 2009, a tragic series of events shatters his life and fractures his community. the movie stars Michael B Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonia Diaz and Chad Michael Murray.