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Ring In The New Year With New Seasons, Series, And Movies This January On Starzplay

Get geared up for 2023 with a variety of incredible shows, great documentaries, and entertaining movies on STARZPLAY, the platform ranked consistently among the region’s top three subscription video-on-demand services.

New seasons, exclusively on STARZPLAY:

Your Honor, Season 2, a STARZPLAY premiere, streaming on the platform starting January 14


Starring Bryan Cranston, the show revolves around a judge who confronts his convictions when his son is involved in a hit-and-run that embroils an organized crime family. The father discovers how far he would go to save his son’s life. Episodes will be released weekly coinciding with the US release time.

Prodigal Son, Season 2, streaming on STARZPLAY starting January 20


Prodigal Son features a Hollywood heavyweight cast of Michael Sheen, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Lou Diamond Phillps, with Tom Payne playing the prodigal son, Malcolm Bright. The former FBI profiler is the son of a serial killer and suspects that he himself might become a sociopath. He solves crimes for the NYPD as a form of absolution for his upbringing. 

Al-Daheeh Season 3, available to watch on STARZPLAY ahead of anyone else starting January 7


Ahmed Al-Ghandour talks about an important topic in each episode and hilariously educates the audience in a uniquely entertaining way in his hugely popular series, Al-Daheeh.

New movies:

MAKO, now streaming on STARZPLAY

Starring Nicholas Mouawad and inspired by true events, this Egyptian thriller revolves around Eight businessmen who take a trip to the Red Sea to scuba dive at a mysterious shipwreck and film a documentary. Upon their arrival, they face more dangers than they could have ever imagined.

Meander, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting January 6


The award-winning claustrophobic thriller revolves around a woman loses consciousness while travelling along a deserted road, waking up to find herself locked in a series of bizarre tubes filled with dangerous traps. She has no choice but to crawl forward and confront the wounds of her past trauma.

Thirteen Minutes, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting January 13


The debut film by director Lindsay Gossling focuses on four families in the heart of rural America who are tested in a single day when a tornado hits, forcing their paths to cross and redefining the meaning of survival.

Ghosts of War, streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY starting January 27


Five American soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division are assigned to guard a French Chateau near the end of World War II. What first seems like a welcome respite from the rigors of war quickly descends into madness when they encounter a supernatural enemy more terrifying than anything seen on the battlefield.

Anime movies and shows

Fruits Basket: Prelude movie premiere, now streaming exclusively on STARZPLAY

The heartrending movie tells the dark past of Kyoko Honda, wife of Katsuya Honda and late mother of Tohru Honda before she met the love of her life. Kyoko who was lonely, troubled, and violent teenager meets Katsuya who helps her leave her abusive household and become a better person. Thereafter, she had her daughter, Tohru, who later lived a passionate love story herself.

Weathering With You, streaming on STARZPLAY starting January 16

Written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, a troubled high-school boy with a difficult home life decides to run away to Tokyo. When he arrives, he befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, streaming on STARZPLAY starting January 16

Mari Okada’s directorial debut focuses on a girl called Maquia, who belongs to a mystical race of beings known as the Iorph, who are blessed with eternal youth. While escaping war, Maquia finds a lone surviving infant and decides to raise him as her son.

The Promised Neverland, Season 1, streaming on STARZPLAY starting January 9

Written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu, three gifted kids at an isolated orphanage discover the sinister scheme that the orphanage has in plan and look for a way to escape from their evil caretaker and lead the other children in a risky escape plan.

Akudama Drive, Season 1, streaming on STARZPLAY starting January 23

Created by Kazutaka Kodaka and inspired by Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Reservoir Dogs’, Akudama Drive is set in a dystopian future in Kansai and the story follows a young woman who accidentally becomes a criminal known as an Akudama. When she is pursued by the government, she decides to take a fake identity in an attempt to survive.

Fans can also enjoy an incredible lineup of Discovery shows available to watch on STARZPLAY; incluing 90 Day Fiance, Beauty and the Geek, Queen Elizabeth II the Untold Storyand Gold Rush, amongst many others. 

With thousands of hours of premium content including the best western content, Arabic shows, Turkish favourites, anime, and live sports, STARZPLAY is available in 19 countries across the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere, and from any device. 


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