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STARZPLAY Unveils May Line-up

Get ready to binge on blockbuster movies this May with STARZPLAY – one of the region’s top 3 subscription video on demand services. With exclusive premieres and new releases, enjoy a diverse line-up of heart-pounding thrillers and gritty horror movies – perfect for your stay-home plans.

Gather your friends, plan a movie marathon, and indulge in some binge-worthy entertainment anytime, anywhere and from any device.

Here’s a look at STARZPLAY’s sizzling line-up of movies:

STARZPLAY Premiere Movies, exclusively on STARZPLAY following theatrical release:

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend, streaming on May 4

The 2022 American biographical drama film written and directed by Academy Award winner Robert Moresco, follows the life of the iconic entrepreneur, Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the eponymous supercar company, Lamborghini. Starring Frank Grillo as the Italian businessman, the movie is set against the backdrop of post-war Italy and mirrors the complex transformation of Ferruccio’s homeland. From Lamborghini’s modest beginnings building tractors to the infamous rivalry he shared with Enzo Ferrari, his unparalleled genius made him a true icon in the automobile industry. Told through a tightly constructed narrative style and imaginative visual design, Lamborghini – The Legend is the true story of the man behind the machine.

Ambush, streaming on May 4

Ambush is the thrilling true story of a U.S Military suicide mission behind enemy lines. American forces are trapped on the edge of no-mans-land, facing danger amid a maze of tunnels as they pursue the Viet Cong guerrilla army, far below ground before a deadly secret can be exposed. Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Vikings) star in this intense, gritty, and action-packed Vietnam War epic.

Shadow Master, streaming on May 11

Slain during a ferocious fight and reborn with supernatural powers, a man must stand between demonic forces bent on hastening the Apocalypse and a ragtag group of apartment dwellers to protect their children from looming threat. Directed by Singaporean filmaker, Pearry Reginald Teo, the movie stars D.Y. Sao, Layton Matthews and Brian Le as the lead cast.

Corrective Measures, streaming on May 18

In the world’s most dangerous prison, home to the most treacherous criminals, all hell breaks loose when tensions among the inmates and the staff escalate, and anarchy threatens to engulf the prison. Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Grant Chastain, this American supernatural film is written, produced, and directed by Sean O’Reilly and stars Bruce Willis and Michael Rooker. It is also O’Reilly’s debut in a live-action feature film.

Nocebo, streaming on May 18

A fashion designer suffers from a mysterious illness that puzzles her doctors and frustrates her husband, until help arrives in the form of a Filipino carer who uses traditional folk healing to reveal a horrifying truth. The Filipino-Irish psychological thriller film is directed by Lorcan Finnegan from a screenplay by Garret Shanley and stars the Eva Green, Mark Strong, Chai Fonacier, Billie Gadsdon, Cathy Belton and Anthony Falcon.

First-run Exclusive Movies

Yakuza Princess, streaming on May 25

Set in the expansive Japanese community of Sao Paulo in Brazil – the largest Japanese diaspora in the world – Yakuza Princess follows Akemi (played by MASUMI), an orphan who discovers she is the heiress to half of the Yakuza crime syndicate. Forging an uneasy alliance with an amnesiac stranger (played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers) who believes an ancient sword binds their two fates, Akemi must wage war against the other half of the syndicate who wants her dead.

What Lies Below, streaming on May 11

The American horror film written and directed by Braden R. Duemmler and starring Ema Horvath, Mena Suvari, and Trey Tucker follows the life of a 16 year-old high school girl, Liberty Wells, who returns home from camp and learns that her mother has a new boyfriend, one she intends to marry; a man whose charm, intelligence and beauty make him look like he’s not human at all.

Held, streaming on May 25

The thriller movie follows a couple’s ailing marriage which is put to the test when they are

held hostage in an isolated vacation rental by an unseen voice that commands their every move. To reconnect with each other, Emma (Jill Awbrey) and Henry (Bart Johnson) take a vacation to this remote high-end rental, complete with automated smart house features and integrated security. However, after suspecting a night-time intruder they decide to flee, only to become forcibly trapped inside by the automated security system.

With thousands of hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive TV shows, kids’ content, Arabic series, as well as varied content via add-on channels, STARZPLAY is the number one player in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The service is available in 19 countries across the MENA for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

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