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New! On HBO, HBO Signature and Cinemax This April

By Yian Lu  /  14 Mar 2016 (Monday)
Here we have on hand are HBO programme highlights for April 2016. Be sure not to miss out these premiering titles!

Game Of Thrones

Season six premieres on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601) same time as the U.S.
Monday, April 25 at 9am with a same day primetime encore at 9pm.

The ten-episode new season of the popular Emmy®-winning HBO Original series Game of Thrones returns. Based on the book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R.R. Martin, this fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. 
The ensemble cast for the fifth season included Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Natalie Dormer, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.

Silicon Valley

Season three premieres on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601) same time as the U.S.
Monday, April 25 at 10am, with a same day primetime encore at 10pm.

HBO’s Emmy®-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series Silicon Valley returns for its ten-episode third season. The comedy takes a look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. 
Season regulars Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Matt Ross, Suzanne Cryer and Jimmy O. Yang return.


Season five premieres on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601) same time as the U.S.
Monday, April 25 at 10.30am, with a same day primetime encore at 10.30pm.

The Emmy®-nominated series that takes a sharp, satirical look at the insular world of Washington politics, following the whirlwind day-to-day existence of the onetime VP and now-President Selina Meyer (Emmy® winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus), returns for a new ten-episode season.
The cast also includes Emmy® winner Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy C. Simons, Sufe Bradshaw, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, Sam Richardson and Hugh Laurie.


Premieres April 17 on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601)

Written by Oscar® nominee Susannah Grant and directed by Rick Famuyiwa, this HBO original movie details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and modern-day race relations. 
Confirmation stars Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee Greg Kinnear, Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Wright, Emmy® winner Eric Stonestreet and Oscar® winner Jennifer Hudson.

Terminator Genisys

Premieres Saturday, April 30 at 9pm on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601)
On HBO: English / Mandarin

When Sergeant Kyle Reese returns to 1984 to safeguard the future and protect human resistance leader John Connor’s mother from possible threats, a twist of events alters the timeline and lands him in an unfamiliar version of the past. Joined by new allies including the Guardian, Kyle faces new enemies and an unexpected mission to reset the future.
Arnold Schwarzenegger returns in this fifth instalment of the Terminator franchise, which also stars Game of Throne’s Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, and Jason Clarke.

The Gunman

Premieres Saturday, April 2  at 9pm on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601)
On HBO: English / Mandarin

Two-time Academy Award® winner Sean Penn stars as Jim Terrier, a former Special-Ops agent who suddenly finds himself on the list of the world’s top hit men. On the run in a relentless game of cat and mouse across Africa and Europe, Jim has to race against time and dig into his dangerous past to find out who is after his life.
The Gunman also stars Javier Bardem, Idris Elba and Jasmine Trinca.

Cobain: Montage Of A Heck

Premieres Sunday, April 3 at 10pm on HBO SIGNATURE (StarHub TV Ch 603)

From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen comes an intimate documentary chronicling the life and legendary music career of Kurt Cobain – the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of iconic rock band, Nirvana. Co-produced by HBO & Universal Pictures, this intimate look at the elusive and conflicted artist from his earliest years to his death marks the first documentary to be made with the cooperation of his family.

The D Train

Premieres Sunday, April 17 at 10pm on HBO SIGNATURE (StarHub TV Ch 603)

Tired of being a loser all his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black), thinks that his best shot at gaining popularity is to get the coolest dude from his class, Oliver Lawless (James Marsden), to attend their high school reunion with him. He travels from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles to persuade Lawless with a web of lies, but ends up getting a whole lot more than what he bargains for. 
This comedy also stars Kathryn Hahn and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor.

The Forger

Premieres Friday, April 29 at 10pm on CINEMAX (StarHub TV Ch 611)

In exchange for an early prison release, the world’s best art forger (John Travolta) makes a deal with a crime syndicate to pull off an impossible task – to steal an original painting by Claude Monet from a museum and replace it with a forged replica so perfect that no one will notice. Roping in his father (Christopher Plummer) and son (Tye Sheridan), the trio plans the heist of their lives.
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