MUMBAI: HBO has readied an assorted mix of comedy, romance, drama and adventure for the vacation season.
The channel returns with the final season of the award winning original series Deadwood, and a new HBO Original Movie – Mrs Harris.
Jim Carrey entertains with the comic caper Fun with Dick and Jane, the HBO Blockbuster of the Month premiering on 22 June 2007 at 9 pm. A suburban couple, Dick and Jane Harper are after the American dream. However, when Dick loses his job, the dream falls apart. They gradually decline towards poverty but are not ready to let go of their dream. Dick finally cracks a brilliant idea to get them out of the rut.
Walter Abrams (Al Pacino) discovers that his new recruit has a knack for handicapping football games, in Two for the Money on 2 June 2007. MC Phee relies on her magical spells and sorcery to shape up the children in Nanny Mc Phee on 9 June. Music is in the air on 16 June with Sueno, the story of a Mexican immigrant who longs to become a singer. A ship destroyed a century back returns with all its passengers dead and has revenge as its agenda in The Fog on 23 June.
HBO also brings a heart-warming Father’s Day Special on 17 June 2007 with two back-to-back movies – Father’s Day at 4 pm and Man Of The House at 6 pm.
The tragic, quirky, unlikely tale of Mrs Harris is the HBO Original Movie this June. Jean Harris (Annette Bening) is a woman accused of murdering famed Scarsdale Diet Dr. Herman Tarnower (Ben Kingsley) after being in a relationship with him for 14 years. The hard hitting drama Mrs Harris debuts on 26 June at 10.45 pm.