As summer approaches, STARZPLAY, one of the leading subscription video on demand services in the region, turns up the heat with its sizzling entertainment lineup. From Ramadan specials and exclusive new series to popular anime titles and TV shows, STARZPLAY has something for everyone to enjoy.
Here’s a glimpse of the titles to put on your must-watch list for April:
Blindspotting season 2, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting April 15th
The second season of the well-known comedy tracks the post-nupital experiences of Ashley and Miles after their whirlwind marriage in jail. In season 2, Ashley grapples with the challenges of living with her mother-in-law while striving to be the best mom she can, but the stress of being a single mother pushes her to the brink of collapse. Meanwhile, Miles eagerly awaits family visitation weekends at the San Quentin State Prison while trying to adjust to life behind bars. The show is co-written by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs who also play the lead roles.
Power book IV: Force season 1, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting April 27th
The fan’s favourite, Tommy Egan (played by Joseph Sikora) decides to leave New York behind and move to Chicago where he navigates his way through the city’s drug scene to become the biggest drug dealer, uniting the racially divided city, while making his own rules and gaining power and respect. Power Book IV: Force also stars Isaac Keys, Lili Simmons, Gabrielle Ryan, Shane Harper, Kris D. Lofton, Anthony Fleming III, Lucien Cambric, and Tommy Flanagan
The Capture season 1&2, streaming now on STARZPLAY
After being implicated in a murder by incriminating surveillance footage, Soldier Shaun Emery finds himself fighting for his freedom. Detective Inspector Rachel Carey is assigned to investigate Shaun’s case, but as she delves deeper, she slowly begins to uncover a web of deceit. The gripping thriller highlights a thought-provoking dilemma about the fidelity of our sight amidst the advent of cutting-edge technology. Starring Holliday Grainger, Ben Miles, and Lia Williams.
The Rook season 1, streaming now on STARZPLAY
A supernatural thriller TV series based on the novel by Daniel O’Malley. It follows the story of Myfanwy Thomas, a woman who wakes up with no memory of who she is but discovers that she is a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Checquy, which protects the world from supernatural threats. As she uncovers the truth behind her memory loss and investigates a sinister plot that threatens the organization and the world, Myfanwy must use her unique powers and intelligence to stop the villains and save the day. Starring Emma Greenwell, Joely Richardson and Olivia Munn, The Rook combines elemens of fantasy, mystery, and action.
Houdini, streaming now on STARZPLAY
A historical drama miniseries that explores the life and career of the famous magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. The series follows Houdini’s rise to fame and the challenges he faces along the way, both professionally and personally, delving into his complicated relationships with his wife, his mother, and his mentor, as well as his fascination with the occult and his determination to expose frauds and charlatans. With thrilling escape acts and dramatic moments, Houdini offers a captivating look into the life of one of the most legendary performers in history. Starring Evan Jones, Adrien Brody and Kristin Connolly.
Feed the Beast, streaming now on STARZPLAY
Starring David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess, the show centers around two friends, Tommy and Dion, who open a restaurant in the Bronx, New York, in an effort to start anew. However, their troubled past catches up with them as they get entangled with the wrong people, including the mob. While trying to make their restaurant a success, they must navigate through a dangerous world.
Deadline Day: Football’s Transfer Window, streaming now on STARZPLAY
A ground-breaking insight into the most popular yet enigmatic aspect of modern football: the transfer market. It provides an inside look into the exclusive realm of elite players and the most prominent agents in Europe. The series unmasks men who make footballers’ dreams’ a reality and, for the first time, reveals the truth behind the high-profile multi-million pound transactions that make headlines.
One Shot: The Football Factory
The four-part sports documentary follows the story of young players living in South London who aspire to become the world’s top footballers.
The Twin, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting April 24th
Following a tragic accident that took the life of one of Rachel and Anthony’s twin children, they decide to move to a remote town on the other side of the world with their surviving son. While trying to heal from their tragic loss in the quiet Scandinavian countryside, Rachel begins to realize that she in not dealing with her son, but with malicious forces that are trying to take hold of him. The cast includes Teresa Palmer as Rachel, Steven Cree as Anthony and Barbara Marten as Helen.
Twilight, all films streaming on STARZPLAY
Based on a series of young adult vampire romance novels written by Stephenie Meyer, the story follows the life of Bella Swan, a teenager who falls in love with Edward Cullen, a vampire. As Bella and Edward’s relationship develops, they must navigate the challenges of their unconventional romance while facing danger from other vampires who threaten their peaceful existence. Starring Robert Pattinson, Kristine Stewart and Taylor Lautner.
Vivarium, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting April 27th
A science-fiction thriller film that tells the story of a couple, Tom and Gemma, who become trapped in a strange suburban development called “Yonder”. A child is delivered to them in a package, and they are tasked with the responsibility of raising him. While attempting to escape the maze of identical houses, they realize that they are part of a bizarre social experiment. Directed by Lorcan Finnegan and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots, Vivarium is a thought-provoking movie that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.
The Next Three Days, streaming on STARZPLAY starting April 27th
A gripping thriller that tells the story of a college professor, John Brennan, who becomes obsessed with breaking his wife, Lara, out of prison after she is wrongly convicted of murdering her boss. As he embarks on a daring mission to free his wife and clear her name, he faces unexpected challenges and must outsmart the authorities to keep his family safe. Directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks, The Next Three Days explores themes of love, loyalty, and sacrifice.
Grendizer, streaming now on STARZPLAY
The classic 1975 Japanese animated series about a young prince, Duke Fleed, who fights against the evil Vega Empire and their army of giant robots with the help of the powerful Grendizer robot. Along with his allies, Duke Fleed battles to protect Earth and defeat the Vega Empire’s leader, Emperor Vega.
Attack on Titan Chronicle, streaming now on STARZPLAY
The movie is a recap of the best-selling manga series of all time “Attack on Titan”, which revolves around the Titans, enormous beings that emerged several centuries ago and devoured most of the human population on Earth. Solider Eren and his friend Mikasa join the rest of the survivors in building a wall to prevent the Titans from invading again.
New Episodes & Additional New Movies:
Throughout the month subscribers can enjoy fresh and exclusive episodes of Al Daheeh every Saturday and Tuesday, and Yellow Jackets and Power Book II: Ghosts every Saturday, as well as a collection of library movies, including Cucuy: The Boogeyman, I Am Ali, and Wanted,
Reality TV Shows
This month immerse yourself into the competitive world of real estate and watch all the seasons of Million Dollar Listing, which follows the lives real estate agents trying to sell high-end, glamourous properties in Los Angeles and New York.
Million Dollar Listing New York seasons 1-6, streaming on STARZPLAY starting April 6
Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles seasons 1-9, streaming on STARZPLAY starting April 13.
Ramadan carries on with:
Seroh El Bateaa season 1, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY in the GCC
Marking Khaled Youssef’s first venture into TV drama following a long career in cinematic directing, this historical drama tells the story of a young man who is in search of the secret of the “Sultan Hamed” shrine located in a village in the Egyptian countryside. The plot alternates between present time and the French-Egyptian War of 1798. The series showcases prominent faces from Egypt and the region, including Ahmad Fahmy, Ahmed Salah El Saadany, Shams, Hussein Fahmy, Hanan Metawea and Khaled El Sawy. Watch this star-studded drama on STARZPLAY (exclusive in the GCC).
Kashef Mostagel, streaming now on STARZPLAY
A dark comedy that follows an assassin’s journey towards redemption. When he seeks psychiatric help to repent for his crime-ridden past, complications begin to arise when the therapist finds himself entangled in his patient’s bizarre life. Starring Mostafa Khater, Mohamed abd al Rahman Toota and Hanady Mehana. Watch this riveting WATCH IT Original this Ramadan on STARZPLAY.
Bab Al Hara
A firm fan favourite during Ramadan, Bab al Hara returns exclusively to STARZPLAY for its thirteenth season. The events take place in Syria towards the end of 1945, during the French mandate when the Syrians were eagerly anticipating the Evacuation Day of the last French soldier and Syria’s proclamation of independence on April 17, 1946. Nizar Abu Hajar makes a comeback in Season 13, portraying a new character in the series alongside Nijah Sefkouni, Fadia Khattab and Tayser Iddriss.
A modern-day social drama that explores a range of intriguing tales set in the bustling city of Beirut. The show features a mix of captivating suspense, heart-wrenching romance, and thrilling action-packed scenes. The story centers around Noah, a former fighter who makes his way back to Beirut with a singular purpose: to avenge his brother Luay’s death at the hands of a merciless gang. Starring Amel Bouchoucha, Samer Ismail and Stephanie Saliba.