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Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Shine “In the Spotlight” on HDNET MOVIES Every Thursday at 8pE in June

May 16, 2016

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HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST STARS SHINE “IN THE SPOTLIGHT” ON HDNET MOVIES WITH A SPECIAL BLOCK HIGHLIGHTING FILMS STARRING BRAD PITT, DWAYNE JOHNSON AND MORE EVERY THURSDAY AT 8pE IN JUNE

Plus, Spend the Weekend with Box-Office Favorites and Their Hit Follow-Ups in “Sequel Saturdays,” Featuring THE BLUES BROTHERS, SPECIES, SUPERMAN, & XXX

Los Angeles – May. 16, 2016 – HDNET MOVIES kicks off the summer with a sizzling June programming lineup featuring Hollywood hits and action favorites, headlined by the “In The Spotlight” block every Thursday at 8pE and the “Sequel Saturdays” block at 8pE every weekend.

HDNET MOVIES salutes Hollywood’s brightest stars with the “In the Spotlight” block, every Thursday at 8pE. The weekly feature begins on June 2 with Michelle Pfeiffer in ONE FINE DAY and TEQUILA SUNRISE. Next, on June 9, Brad Pitt stars in a trio of dramas featuring SPY GAME, MEET JOE BLACK, and THE DEVIL’S OWN; and, on June 16, Kevin Spacey stars in the cult hit THE USUAL SUSPECTS, and THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE. Then, Dwayne Johnson hits the ice in TOOTH FAIRY, and fights for freedom in THE SCORPION KING on June 23; and Kurt Russell stars in TEQUILA SUNRISE, and the 1986 John Carpenter opus BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, on June 30.

Tune in for a roster of blockbuster favorites and their famous follow-ups in the “Sequel Saturdays” block, every week at 8pE, starting on June 4 with comedy legends Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in the road trip odyssey THE BLUES BROTHERS, and John Goodman in BLUES BROTHERS 2000. Then, on June 11, seductive aliens seek mates in the steamy sci-fi thrillers SPECIES with Natasha Henstridge and Ben Kingsley, SPECIES II, and SPECIES III; and Christopher Reeves stars as the Man of Steel in SUPERMAN with Gene Hackman, and SUPERMAN II, on June 18. The month comes to a close on June 25 with Vin Diesel as the ultimate action hero in XXX with Samuel L. Jackson, and Ice Cube in XXX: STATE OF THE UNION with Willem Dafoe.

For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules.

HDNET MOVIES June highlights are as follows (all times eastern), along with a complete list of movies coming to the network this month:

In The Spotlight

Michelle Pfeiffer—June 2

ONE FINE DAY (1996) – 8:00pE

TEQUILA SUNRISE (1988) – 9:55pE

Brad Pitt—June 9

SPY GAME (2001) – 8:00pE

MEET JOE BLACK (1998) – 10:10pE

THE DEVIL’S OWN (1997) – 1:15aE

Kevin Spacey—June 16

THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995) – 8:00pE

THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE (2003) – 9:50pE

Dwayne Johnson—June 23

TOOTH FAIRY (2010) 8:00pE

THE SCORPION KING (2002) – 9:45pE

Kurt Russell—June 30

TEQUILA SUNRISE (1988) – 8:00pE

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986) – 10:00pE

Sequel Saturdays

Blues Brothers—June 4

THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980) – 8:00pE

BLUES BROTHERS 2000 (1998) – 10:15pE

Species—June 11

SPECIES (1995) – 8:00pE

SPECIES II (1998) – 9:55pE

SPECIES III (2004) – 11:35pE

Superman—June 18

SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE (1978) – 8:00pE

SUPERMAN II (1980) – 10:35pE

XXX—June 25

XXX (2002) 8:00pE

XXX: STATE OF THE UNION (2005) – 10:05pE

Airing on HDNET MOVIES in June (for additional showings visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules)

THE ALAMO (1960) – June 12

ANASTASIA (1997) – June 10

ASTRO BOY (2009) – June 19

THE BEACH BOYS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY PART 1 AND 2 (2000) – June 6

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986) – June 30

THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980) – June 4

BLUES BROTHERS 2000 (1998) – June 4

DEAD MAN WALKING (1995) – June 3

THE DEVIL’S OWN (1997) – June 9

DOWN PERISCOPE (1996) – June 17

GLORY (1989) – June 21

HELLO, DOLLY! (1969) – June 6

HUGO (2011) – June 10

THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE (2003) – June 16

MEET JOE BLACK (1998) – June 9

MIDWAY (1976) – June 3

NIM’S ISLAND (2008) – June 19

ONE FINE DAY (1996) – June 2

RAMONA AND BEEZUS (2010) – June 10

RUDY (1993) – June 10

THE SCORPION KING (2002) – June 23

SPECIES (1995) – June 11

SPECIES II (1998) – June 11

SPECIES III (2004) – June 11

SPY GAME (2001) – June 9

SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE (1978) – June 18

SUPERMAN II (1980) – June 18

TEQUILA SUNRISE (1988) – June 2

THAT THING YOU DO! (1996) – June 6

THREE TO TANGO (1999) – June 17

TOOTH FAIRY (2010) – June 10

THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995) – June 16

WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S (1989) – June 17

XXX (2002) – June 25

XXX: STATE OF THE UNION (2005) – June 25

ABOUT HDNET MOVIES

HDNET MOVIES showcases the best in box office hits, award-winning films and memorable movie marathons, uncut and commercial free. Launched in 2003 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, the linear TV network and VOD service programs a diverse slate of top Hollywood films in beautiful high definition. HDNET MOVIES is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com.

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