Chill out with HBO’s Cool Retreats this June

Presenting 13 Going on 30, Peter Pan and
Brand new episodes of
Sex And The City Season V

31 May, 2006: HBO, two time winner of The English Movie Channel of the Year Award, will set Indian television screens on fire with some of the Hollywood’s best blockbusters and the scintillating HBO Original Series Sex And The City Season V. In addition to the daily dose of some of the most popular Hollywood titles, HBO brings the popular premiere of HBO Blockbuster of the Month, a special and soothing summer treat with “I © SUMMER on HBO” and a brand new premiere every Saturday night on HBO Saturday Nights.

This June HBO brings a new comic book hero sure to win your hearts in Hellboy as the HBO Blockbuster of the Month. Despite his name, Hellboy (Ron Perlman) is heaven-sent. He loves to eat pancakes, smoke cigars, loves cats, and whittles his horns down so he will look less frightening. Summoned more than 50 years after World War II, Hellboy is raring to go and prove that he can fight evil in all its monstrous forms. Don’t miss the adventures of Hellboy on June 23 at 9 pm.

Put your feet up, relax and enjoy as HBO brings you an assorted mix of hilarious comedy, enthralling sci-fi and captivating fiction on HBO Saturday Nights at 9 pm. On June 3rd watch the sci-fi adventure, Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow starring Angelina Jolie, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow. On June 10 catch 13 Going On 30, a hilarious comedy set in the 1980s. Geeky Jenna (Jennifer Garner) wants more than anything else to be popular and 30. She gets her wish when an accidental sprinkle of magic dust catapults her from a gawky 13-year-old to a successful 30-year-old magazine editor with a live-in boyfriend.

In Peter Pan premiering on June 17, Wendy Darling (Rachael Hurd-Wood), John and Michael, Peter Pan (Jeremy Sumpter) and the fairy Tinkerbell (Sagnier) go on a trip to Neverland. Once there, they become embroiled in the ongoing war between Peter and his archenemy Captain Hook (Jason Isaacs). Back in London, the Darling children’s parents and Aunt Millicent (Golden Globe® winner Lynn Redgrave, Kinsey) are beside themselves with worry, and wonder if their children will ever come home again.

Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans star in White Chicks premiering June 24 at 9 pm, a hilarious comedy about two African American FBI agents who go undercover as G-string wearing white chicks. The jokes come fast and furious in this comedy that manages to poke fun at spoiled rich teenage girls and their obsession with appearances.

“I © SUMMER on HBO” is a specially designed destination offering entertainment tailored to cater to differing tastes of Indian viewers. The colossal offerings include ‘Non-stop thrilling Blockbusters’, ‘Hollywood Hotties’, ‘Kung Fu Fighting’, ‘HBO Whazz Up’ and ‘Sex and the City’ Finale Season Premiere!! Be a part of the exclusive “I © SUMMER on HBO” contest by telling us “Why you love summer on HBO?” to bag exhilarating prizes including an all expense paid family trip to Club Mahindra resorts, Nano iPods, HBO premiums and lots more.

The HBO Original Movie of the Month, Dirty War, premiers on June 6 at 9 pm and features Gavin Abbott and Joanne Adams. Based on extensive research, the movie questions whether a nation is prepared to face the devastating aftermath of a massive explosion.

The final seasons of HBO’s high profile and most popular signature series Sex And The City continue every Sunday night after the 8 pm movie. Get ready once again to take a journey inside a woman’s mind with Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte for a witty, no holds barred, insiders guide to all the issues that women choose to take seriously – men, fashion, relationships, shoes, careers, love and of course sex.

As part of the HBO Summer Blockbuster Spectacular on every Wednesday and Thursday night at 9 pm watch hits like Ghost, Once Upon a Time, Dawn of the Dead, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life and Twister.

Every Sunday night at 8 pm HBO promises to deliver a super hit with Sunday Superhits featuring The Hunted, The Pelican Brief, U.S. Marshals and Barb Wire. HBO treats you to a blockbuster on Friday nights at 9 pm with Friday Blockbusters featuring Billy Madison, Van Helsing, Lethal Weapon 4 and The Bodyguard.

HBO brings the best of Hollywood by premiering the top blockbuster movies on television first in South Asia through exclusive licensing deals with four major Hollywood studios – Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia/ TriStar), Universal and Warner Bros.

Prime time viewing on HBO includes HBO Blockbuster Of The Month, a special television event that premieres a mega blockbuster movie every month, HBO Saturday Nights, which premieres a new box office hit each week throughout the year; HBO Sunday Super Hits, which showcases the blockbuster hits, star-studded hits, favourite genre hits, Asian hits, highly acclaimed hits and so much more. In addition, HBO features at least 3- 4 new movie showcases every month to offer viewers an interesting mix of Hollywood movies based on exciting themes.

For further information, please contact:

Aparna Arora, Communications Manager HBO Asia
Tel: 011 – 51668405

Nimisha Bhargava, CMCG India
Tel-fax: 022– 24450991-6

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