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What’s on TV: Sunday 8 September – ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘I, Tonya’ and more

Settle in with M-Net’s Sunday movies tonight – the comedy drama ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Tonya Harding’s biographical film, ‘I, Tonya.’

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Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 comedy drama directed by Jon M. Chu, and starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, and Michelle Yeoh. Catch it in the Sunday movie slot on M-Net 101.

In addition, I, Tonya – on channel 111 – is a biographical drama directed by Graig Gillespie. It’s based on the life of figure skater Tonya Harding and the controversial attack on fellow skater, Nancy Kerrigan, in 1994.

On M-NetCrazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians Plot

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors.

Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse – Nick’s disapproving mother.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Runtime: 2 h
  • Age Restriction: PG-13
  • IMDB: 6.9
  • On air: Sunday, 8 September, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101.

Watch: Crazy Rich Asians trailer

Crazy Rich Asians main cast and characters

  • Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, Nick’s girlfriend and Kerry’s daughter
  • Henry Golding as Nicholas “Nick” Young, Rachel’s boyfriend and Phillip and Eleanor’s son
  • Michelle Yeoh as Eleanor Sung-Young, Nick’s domineering mother and Phillip’s wife
  • Gemma Chan as Astrid Leong-Teo, Nick’s cousin and Michael’s wife, a fashion icon
  • Lisa Lu as Shang Su Yi, Nick’s grandmother and the matriarch of the family
  • Awkwafina as Goh Peik Lin, Rachel’s charismatic confidant and best friend, and Wye Mun’s daughter

On Movies All StarsI, Tonya

I, Tonya Plot

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan.

The poorly conceived attack forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding’s life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she’s forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history.

  • Genre: Biography, comedy, drama
  • Runtime: 2 h
  • Age Restriction: R
  • IMDB: 7.5
  • On air: Sunday, 8 September, 20:30 on Movies All Stars, Channel 111.

Watch: I, Tonya trailer

I, Tonya main cast and characters

  • Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding
  • Tonya Harding as old Tonya Harding
  • Mckenna Grace as young Tonya Harding
  • Maizie Smith as Tonya Harding (age 4)
  • Sebastian Stan as Jeff Gillooly, Harding’s lover and friend, later husband
  • Allison Janney as LaVona Golden, Harding’s abusive mother
  • Julianne Nicholson as Diane Rawlinson, Harding’s skating coach and Bob’s wife

On eTVRush Hour

Rush Hour Plot

When a Chinese diplomat’s daughter is kidnapped in Los Angeles, he calls in Hong Kong Detective Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) to assist the FBI with the case.

But the FBI doesn’t want anything to do with Lee, and they dump him off on the LAPD, who assign wisecracking Detective James Carter (Chris Tucker) to watch over him.

Although Lee and Carter can’t stand each other, they choose to work together to solve the case on their own when they figure out they’ve been ditched by both the FBI and police.

  • Genre: Action, comedy crime
  • Runtime: 1 h 35 m
  • Age Restriction: PG-13
  • IMDB: 7.0
  • On air: Sunday, 8 September, 20:30 on eTV.

Watch: Rush Hour trailer

Rush Hour main cast and characters

  • Jackie Chan as Detective Inspector Yang Naing Lee
  • Chris Tucker as Detective James Carter
  • Tom Wilkinson as Thomas Griffin / Juntao
  • Tzi Ma as Consul Solon Han
  • Ken Leung as Sang
  • Elizabeth Peña as Detective Tania Johnson
  • Mark Rolston as FBI Special Agent Warren Russ
  • Rex Linn as FBI Agent Dan Whitney
  • Chris Penn as Clive Cobb

On SABC 3Harry And Meghan: a Modern Love Story

When Royalty met Hollywood. Find out more about the hottest royal couple by discovering their drives, their motivations and what united them in this intimate and uplifting special about a true-life fairy tale romance.

  • Genre: Documentary, biography
  • Runtime: 1 h
  • Age Restriction: TV-PG
  • IMDB: 6.0
  • On air: Sunday, 8 September, 20:30 on SABC 3.

Watch: Harry And Meghan: a Modern Love Story trailer

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