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What’s on TV: Sunday 8 March – ‘The Equalizer 2’, ‘Speed Kills’ and more

Popcorn time! Starring Denzel Washington’ in ‘The Equalizer 2’, as well as John Travolta in ‘Speed Kills’, Vin Diesel in ‘Furious 6’ and Jennifer Aniston in ‘Switch’.

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If you need to unwind but don’t know how to spend your Sunday evening, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the M-Net, Action Plus and eTV schedule. Here are the most popular movie titles in the Sunday lineup.

M-Net Movie The Equalizer 2

The Equalizer 2 Plot

If you have a problem and there is nowhere else to turn, the mysterious and elusive Robert McCall will deliver the vigilante justice you seek. This time, however, McCall’s past cuts especially close to home when thugs kill Susan Plummer – his best friend and former colleague.

Now out for revenge, McCall must take on a crew of highly trained assassins who’ll stop at nothing to destroy him.

On air: Sunday, 8 March, 20:30 on M-Net, Channel 101.

Watch: The Equalizer 2 trailer

The Equalizer 2 main cast and characters

  • Denzel Washington as Robert McCall
  • Pedro Pascal as Dave York
  • Ashton Sanders as Miles Whittaker
  • Orson Bean as Sam Rubinstein
  • Bill Pullman as Brian Plummer
  • Melissa Leo as Susan Plummer
  • Jonathan Scarfe as Resnik
  • Sakina Jaffrey as Fatima
  • Kazy Tauginas as Ari
  • Garrett Golden as Kovac
  • Adam Karst as Turkish Father

Movies Action+ – Speed Kills

Speed Kills Plot

Wealthy speedboat racer Ben Aranoff leads a double life that gets him into trouble with both law enforcement and drug lords.

On air: Sunday, 8 March, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 106.

Watch: Speed Kills trailer

Speed Kills main cast and characters

  • John Travolta as Ben Aronoff
  • Katheryn Winnick as Emily Gowen
  • Jennifer Esposito as Katherine Aronoff
  • Michael Weston as Shelly Katz
  • Jordi Molla as Jules Bergman

eTV MovieFurious 6

Furious 6 Plot

Since Dom and Brian’s heist in Rio left them and their crew very rich people, they’ve scattered across the globe; however, they must still live as fugitives, unable to return home to their families.

Meanwhile, Agent Hobbs has been tracking a gang of lethally skilled mercenary drivers whose second-in-command is someone Dom knows. Unable to take them down himself, Hobbs asks Dom and his crew for help in exchange for full pardons for everyone.

On air: Sunday, 8 March, 20:00 on eTV

Watch: Furious 6 movie trailer

Furious 6 cast and characters

  • Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, a former criminal, and professional street racer who has retired after their successful heist of $100 million with his crew in Brazil and is now staying with Elena.
  • Paul Walker as Brian O’Conner, a former FBI agent turned criminal and professional street racer who has retired and settled down with his girlfriend, Mia, and their son, Jack.
  • Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs, a loyal agent working for the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) who allies with Dom following his last encounter with Dom and his team in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz, Dom’s wife who has suffered from amnesia and was presumed dead in Fast & Furious following an undercover assignment as Brian’s informant. She was found by Shaw, and suffers amnesia. She is working alongside his crew, but later chooses to remain with Dom and his team.
  • Jordana Brewster as Mia Toretto, Dom’s sister, a former member of his team, and Brian’s girlfriend and mother of his child.
  • Tyrese Gibson as Roman Pearce, a former criminal from Barstow and Brian’s childhood friend, as well as a member of Dom’s team.

SABC 3 MovieSwitch

Switch Plot

Neurotic Wally Mars has one bright spot in his life: his friendship with Kassie. When Kassie announces her intention to become pregnant using a sperm donor, Wally thinks he will be the lucky guy, but Kassie has someone else in mind.

While drunk at Kassie’s insemination party, Wally substitutes his sperm for the donor’s, then passes out, remembering nothing. Seven years later, Wally meets Kassie’s son, who seems oddly familiar to him.

On air: Sunday, 8 March, 20:00 on eTV

Watch: Switch movie trailer

Switch cast and characters

  • Angelina Jolie as Lanie Kerrigan
  • Amy Esterle as 15-years-old Lanie Kerrigan
  • Marika Anuik as 10-years-old Lanie Kerrigan
  • Ashlyn Morgan Williams as 5-years-old Lanie Kerrigan
  • Edward Burns as Pete Scanlon
  • Tony Shalhoub as Prophet Jack
  • Christian Kane as Cal Cooper
  • James Gammon as Pat Kerrigan
  • Melissa Errico as Andrea
  • Stockard Channing as Deborah Connors
  • Lisa Thornhill as Gwen
  • Kasey Stevens as 5-years-old Gwem
  • Gregory Itzin as Dennis
  • Veena Sood as Doctor
  • Jesse James Rutherford as Tommy

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