Entertainment lovers looking for new shows to binge-watch, look no further and tune-into STARZPLAY. MENA region’s fastest growing subscription video on demand (SVOD) service is bringing an incredible line-up of stellar programming for subscribers to watch anytime, anywhere and from any device. From brand new Original productions and exclusive shows to thought-provoking documentaries and a multitude of movies, February’s roster will surely keep you hooked. Below are some of the highlights of the month:
Say Yes to the Dress Arabia, a STARZPLAY Original, streaming from February 11
Coming to the MENA region for the first time ever and a STARZPLAY Original, Say Yes to the Dress Arabia is the 25th local spin-off of the popular series and will give brides from the region a once-in-lifetime opportunity to feature on the show and find their perfect wedding dress. Shot at the Hazar Haute Couture boutique in Dubai and hosted by renowned Lebanese celebrity stylist, Khalil Zein, the show features 20 brides from various cultural backgrounds, ranging in age from 23 to 50, all in search of their dream wedding dress. Two episodes will be dropped on the STARZPLAY platform weekly. Watch the trailer here
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, streaming on February 28, the same time as the US
Super Pumped is an upcoming American anthology drama television series created by Brian Koppelman and David Levien, based on the 2019 nonfiction book of the same name by Mike Isaac, centering on the rise and fall of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The show captures the roller-coaster ride of the upstart transportation company, embodying the highs and lows of Silicon Valley.
House of Gucci, coming soon in February
House of Gucci tells the tale of Patrizia Reggiani, played by Lady Gaga, an outsider from humble beginnings, who marries into the Gucci family. Her uninhibited determination sets off a reckless domino effect of betrayal, decadence, revenge and eventually murder. The film also stars Adam Driver as Maurizio Gucci, Al Pacino as Aldo Gucci, Salma Hayek as Giuseppina Auriemma and Jared Leto as Paolo Gucci. Watch the trailer here
Saint Laurent, currently streaming on STARZPLAY
Saint Laurent follows the life of Yves Saint Laurent’s from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career. Watch the trailer here
Dr. Death, streaming from February 17
After building a flourishing neurosurgery practice, everything suddenly changes when patients entering Dr. Duntsch’s operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries start leaving permanently disabled or dead. As his victim’s pileup, two fellow physicians and Dallas prosecutor Michelle Shughart set out to stop him.
Movies, movies and more movies!
Raghda Mutawahisha, currently streaming on STARZPLAY
When a recently-divorced make-up artist learns that an ad agency is in search of a model, he decides to masquerade as a woman to get the job. Watch the trailer here
Abigail, streaming on February 10
The Russian fantasy adventure film follows the life of Abigail, a young girl living in a town which, many years earlier, experienced an epidemic of a mysterious illness and was subsequently sealed off from the outside world by the government. One of those who fell ill was Abby’s father, taken away when she was six years old. While searching for her father, Abby finds out that the epidemic never actually occurred; it was all a huge deceit. In fact, she lives in a world of magic. Her city has been seized by users of dark magic, who wiped out all other sorcerers, banned magic, and attempted to erase all traces of its existence. Watch the trailer here
Chappaquiddick, streaming on February 18
Chappaquiddick is a 2017 American political drama film directed by John Curran and written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan. The film stars Jason Clarke as US Senator from Massachusetts Ted Kennedy and Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne, with Ed Helms, Bruce Dern, Jim Gaffigan, Clancy Brown, and Olivia Thirlby in supporting roles. The plot details the 1969 Chappaquiddick incident, in which Kennedy’s negligence caused an automobile accident which resulted in the death of his 28-year-old passenger Mary Jo Kopechne trapped inside the vehicle. Watch the trailer here
The Hitman’s Bodyguard, streaming on February 18
The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, and Samuel L. Jackson. Watch the trailer here
Space Between Us, streaming on February 20
The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street-smart girl to discover how he came to be. Watch the trailer here
Wild Card, streaming on February 28
Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes…and this time, it’s all or nothing. Watch the trailer here
Abe, currently streaming on STARZPLAY
A 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn tries to unite his half-Israeli and half-Palestinian family through cooking. Starring Noah Schnapp. Watch the trailer here
With thousands of hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive TV shows, kids content, Arabic series, as well as varied content via add on channels, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere and from any device.