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OSN set to premiere the live-action adventure Sonic the Hedgehog and a series of compelling blockbuster movies this October

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Dubai, UAE – 27 September 2020: Get ready for non-stop entertainment this October as OSN has just announced its best movie line-up yet. Whether viewers are looking for a one of a kind, video game-inspired adventure for the whole family to enjoy, to heartwarming stories focusing on the criminal justice system and racial divides, OSN Movies First and the OSN streaming app promise an October like no other.
OSN is excited to be bringing everyone’s favourite Hedgehog – Sonic to OSN Movies First on Friday 30th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Generating $300 million in the box office, ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ should be on everyone’s film list this fall. Starring Jim Carrey as he taps into the manic energy that launched his career, the movie sees a blue, fast hedgehog join forces with a small-town police officer to defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.
While compelling storylines come in many forms, there’s something satisfying about a movie based on real life and ‘Seberg’ is the epitome of that. The film is inspired by real events in the life of French New Wave icon Jean Seberg, who headed to Hollywood with dreams of stardom. Things suddenly change as the FBI target her as a result of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal. Premiering on Friday 9th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA, this sleek and glossy thriller features an all-star cast including Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Jack O’Connell and Anthony Mackie.
Next up is ‘Queen and Slim’ which sees BAFTA winner, Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith star in Melina Matsoukas’s dreamy but intense outlaw romance on Thursday 15th October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA. The movie follows a couple who go on their first date before it takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over. Stylish and powerful, ‘Queen & Slim’ tells a gripping fugitive story steeped in timely, thoughtful subtext.
With prison reform making headlines across the world, ‘Clemency’ mines serious social issues for a gripping drama, brought to life by an outstanding cast led by Alfre Woodard. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill. Premiering on Thursday 8th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA, this film will leave anyone feeling truly moved.
Looking for more exciting content? The hit comedy ‘Like a Boss’ will be airing on Friday 23rd October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Starring Salma Hayek, Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne, the movie sees two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.
Up next, OSN is bringing the fantasy film ‘Cats’ exclusively to the region on Friday 2nd October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Based on the Tony award winning stage musical by the legend that is Andrew Lloyd Webber, ‘Cats’ stars some of the biggest names in Hollywood – think James Corden and Dame Judi Dench, to Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and Taylor Swift. With a $512 million budget behind the film, the whole family can expect an unforgettable cinematic performance from the comfort of their own home.
Searching for further family content? ‘My Spy’ will be airing on Friday 16th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA, which follows a hardened CIA operative who finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9 year old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family. Starring Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman and Parisa Fitz Henley, this film promises action and comedy combined.
October wouldn’t be complete without a frightening shriek so OSN will be bringing ‘The Dare’ to the network on Thursday 1st October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA. Starring Bart Edwards, Richard Brake and Richard Short, the film follows a rare family night for Jay before taking a brutal twist when he awakens in a basement with three other prisoners. As their vengeful captor runs riot, Jay engages in a twisted battle to solve the puzzle to his past and save his family’s future.
For those looking for sinister plots look no further than ‘Bloodline’ premiering on Thursday 22nd October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA. The film sees Evan who values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learn that the hard way. But when it comes to violent tendencies, it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
Finally, thriller lovers can mark their diaries as ‘The Parts You Lose’ is set to air on Thursday 29th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA. Starring Aaron Paul, Scoot McNairy and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, the film follows a young boy in a small North Dakota town befriend a potentially dangerous fugitive.
October line-up on OSN Movies First and the OSN streaming app:
The Dare – Thursday 1st October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
Cats – Friday 2nd October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
Clemency – Thursday 8th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
Seberg – Friday 9th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
Queen & Slim – Thursday 15th October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
Bloodline – Thursday 22nd October at 23:00 UAE / 22:00 KSA
Like a Boss – Friday 23rd October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
The Parts You Lose – Thursday 29th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA
Sonic the Hedgehog – Friday 30th October at 22:00 UAE / 21:00 KSA